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The next North Locality meeting takes place TOMORROW NIGHT, Thursday Sept 12th, 7pm at Bridlewood School. Please join your local Borough councillors & officers, Parish councils, Wiltshire Police, Wiltshire Fire, Thamesdown Transport & residents to discuss the following:- * Bus timetable changes & future plans * School places planning for 2014 & beyond * Updates from … Continue reading »
The St Andrews Conservatives website is now back up & running following the summer break. Your ward councillors have continued working hard for local residents, attending meetings and dealing with casework ‘behind the scenes’. We will now resume updating this website again. If there’s anything we can help with, please do get in touch.
The public exhibition on the first phase of the Tadpole Farm development takes place today, Monday 22 July, at North Swindon Library from 3pm to 8pm. Here is the leaflet from Crest Nicholson advertising the event: Tadpole Farm Meeting
The Abbey Stadium redevelopment could have more houses than originally planned. The new proposals were revealed at a public exhibition yesterday, attended by all three St Andrews ward councillors. The developers are applying for an amendment to the original planning permission which would allow them to build houses on land previously earmarked for commercial use. They said economic … Continue reading »
The developers of Tadpole Farm have organised a further public consultation meeting next Monday. Crest Nicholson will be displaying their detailed plans for the first stage of the development – known as Phase 1a. The event is at North Swindon Library on Monday 22 July from 3pm to 8pm. Full details are in Crest’s leaflet, … Continue reading »
St Andrews Ward councillors Vera Tomlinson, Mary Friend and Peter Heaton-Jones this afternoon met the planning consultants behind the proposed Abbey Farm development. As previously reported, the new development of 350 houses would occupy the land north of Tadpole Lane and Lady Lane immediately opposite St Andrews Ridge, Blunsdon Mobile Home Park and Lyall Close/Wyld Court. It … Continue reading »
A new development of 350 houses is being proposed at Abbey Farm, just north of Tadpole Lane and Lady Lane. It would virtually fill the ‘gap’ between the new Tadpole Farm development and the A419 near the Turnpike junction. The site is immediately opposite St Andrews Ridge, Blunsdon Mobile Home Park and Lyall Close/Wyld Court. The proposal has been … Continue reading »
A public consultation meeting is being held today to discuss plans for a new care home on the edge of St Andrews Ridge. The plans are being put forward by the company Castle Oak, who describe the proposed development as “a state of the art care home which would be located off Salzgitter Drive on … Continue reading »
St Andrews ward councillors are looking carefully at a new application from the Tadpole Farm developers that seeks to slightly change the original planning permission. The developers have given us the following information: “Following our last Design Code Meeting you will be aware that due to bringing the school forward, it is now proposed that the … Continue reading »
Councillors Vera Tomlinson, Peter Heaton-Jones and Mary Friend today represented St Andrews ward residents at the memorial service for former Swindon Mayor Cllr Rex Barnett. St Mary’s Church on Akers Way was packed for the moving service, which saw many people pay tribute to Rex. The majority of councillors were there, along with Swindon’s two MPs Justin … Continue reading »