Planning applications for three schemes totalling up to 422 homes in Swindon will be discussed on Tuesday (December 8) – all of them recommended for approval.

Gladman wants to build up to 250 homes on 11.38 hectares of greenfield agricultural land at Shrivenham Road at Highworth.

Hills UK plans 104 homes on 11.6-hectares to the rear of Woodland View in Wroughton. A previous scheme for 104 homes has already been approved in 2017. The current scheme seeks to alter the layout.

Thirty per cent of the homes will be affordable in both schemes.

And in a third, CJV Properties wants to demolish the town’s tented market and replace it with 68 flats in a building of between six and 10 storeys.

There will also four food and drink outlets and one shop on the ground floor.

A similar previous scheme had won a vote for approval subject to a s106 agreement but that was never completed. In the current scheme a contribution will be made towards affordable homes off-site.

A separate application for just the four food and drink units and shop will also be heard at the meeting.

Image shows the scheme to replace the tented market.

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