Over recent months we have received several queries about satellite TV in East Wichel, usually specifically about arrangements for receiving Sky TV in Wichelstowe. What follows is our understanding, based on the East Wichel design codes, house purchase contracts we have seen, and statements made by Swindon Borough Council at East Wichel Community Partnership meetings.
Swindon Borough Council is running exhibitions next week to allow residents to express their views on the design codes for the remainder of Wichelstowe. For East Wichel, the design codes are what has given the development a distinctive look. For example, they require that no more than two houses in a row look the same,
A planning application (S/ADV/11/1724) has been submitted to turn 34 Trevello Road into a convenience store. This is the double fronted building facing across the mud towards the primary school. This application gives the prospect of a shop being open well before construction of the main parade of shops has even started.
Taylor Wimpey has submitted a planning application (S/RES/11/1526) for housing parcels WV01 & WV05. These are at the north west corner of East Wichel, beyond WV02 & WV06 for which they submitted an application last month. The application is complete on the council website, with is still more than can be set for the application
Taylor Wimpey has submitted a planning application (S/RES/11/1384) for housing parcels WV02 & WV06. These are at the current north west corner of East Wichel, north of Arnhill Road and west of Offerton Road and Nunwick Way. At the time of writing, the application is incomplete on the council website, with only the planning layout
It’s less than a month after Swindon Borough Council approved plans (S/RES/11/0759) from Marston’s Inns for a pub-restaurant near the Croft Road entrance to East Wichel — on parcel WV35, between Blackhorse Way and Frogden Road. Councillors criticised that application saying “it wouldn’t win any architectural awards”. Now Mitchells & Butlers have submitted a planning
East Wichel, built on the site of Westlecott Farm, is the first part of the Wichelstowe housing development to the south of Swindon. When complete East Wichel will have over 800 houses and flats plus a few shops and offices and a pub.By March 2011, over 350 homes were occupied and a planning application had