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Surprise Consultation event on a speculative plan for an industrial area on countryside in Wanborough - please note this is NOT an SBC proposal and is outside the SBC Local Plan


Stakeholder consultation on proposals for a Swindon Science Park

Wasdell Properties Ltd are holding a public exhibition of proposals to develop what they claim is a high quality, sustainable Science Park for Swindon.

They are proposing the Swindon Science Park will deliver 'much-needed facilities for research and development, and for high-tech manufacturing'.

The proposed site is at Inlands Farm, Wanborough, between The Marsh and Pack Hill in countryside and what is in landscape terms part of the setting for the Upper Wanborough village / Conservation area.

Please ensure your views are made clear by emailing the 'promoters' and copying me at to ensure that I hear your views.

The event is on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at The Holiday Inn, Marlborough Road, Swindon SN3 6AQ and apparently residents will receive a leaflet.

The public session is open at any time between 3pm - 7.30pm.

There is free parking for visitors at The Holiday Inn (please register your car at reception).

The following link to the website is not active! To find out more about the proposals and give feedback visit the Swindon Science Park website at from Thursday 6 September onwards. You can also email 

PLEASE - ensure your views are heard. This is not deliverable at any time in the near future due to a number of site constraints, is inappropriate at the scale proposed and is in countryside adjoining the AONB (area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - a Nationally designated landscape area).




Ward Councillor Surgery at

Wanborough Village Hall -now monthly


I now hold monthly WARD COUNCILLOR meetings at the Village Hall in Wanborough 9-10.30 on a Saturday morning monthly (apart from August).


Residents welcome from all parts of The Ridgeway Ward.


Diary dates if you want to call in for a chat or to discuss a concern are:

10th November and 8th December.


These are held on a Saturday, as I hope that will be more convenient for you and if bigger topics arrive the venue is suitable for a more ‘public meeting’ style event.



Gary Sumner

Ridgeway Ward



Tel: 01793 790814


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