Swindon Borough Council has granted detailed planning permission for the first homes to be delivered by the joint venture company set up to create around 3,000 new homes at Wichelstowe, south of Swindon.Work on the first phase will shortly begin, next to the canal and adjacent to Waitrose supermarket and the new Deanery CE academy secondary school. The phase, named Canalside, will include one, two, three and four bedroom homes.The joint venture company is a 50:50 partnership between Swindon Borough Council and Barratt Developments PLC.The scheme, on a 250-hectare area of land, will deliver the new homes over the next 20 years and includes two primary schools, a secondary school and an extensive area of open space. Homes will be marketed by David Wilson Homes and Barratt Homes on behalf of the Joint Venture partnership.More than 1,000 jobs will be supported by the scheme and the first residents will move in next year.Councillor Gary Sumner, Swindon Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning, said, “Full planning approval marks a significant step forward for the development at Wichelstowe and enables work on the first phase to get underway and provide much needed housing in the Borough. I am delighted.”Wichelstowe Swindon Borough Council Swindon David Wilson Homes Joint Venture partnership Councillor Gary Sumner new homes Barratt Homes June 20, 2019The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Land & New Homes » New community approved in Wichelstowe previous nextLand & New HomesNew community approved in WichelstoweThe Negotiator20th June 20190247 Views
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