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East Swindon | November 22, 2017

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Stop playing games with Swindon’s heritage

March 28, 2012 |

Cllr Dale Heenan, “The Locarno has been in the press quite a bit in recent weeks because of an attempt to demolish the building. The Grade II-listed Locarno and former town hall buildings have been derelict for years and there have been … Read More

Overturning Councillors decision to refuse planning could be a “travesty” for Coate

September 7, 2011 |

In June, the Planning Committee refused planning permission for 890 houses and a business park near Coate Water Country Park –  “the Coate/Commonhead application”. Last month the developers decided to ask the Bristol based Planning Inspector to look at … Read More

Talks to start over future of Locarno

June 4, 2011 |

Swindon Advertiser – Thursday 2nd June

THE first tentative steps have been taken towards a solution for the Locarno.

The developer of the iconic but crumbling Old Town building has suspended his legal action against the council, after the two parties agreed … Read More