Coate Water

Coate Water

“THE public inquiry into whether developers will be allowed to build 1,800 homes on land near Coate Water begins today, February 10th.

“The Marriott Hotel is playing host to the battle between Swindon Council and the partnership that wants to build 1,800 homes and a university campus on land between Marlborough Road, Coate Water and the M4.

“The University of the West of England (UWE) has admitted that Coate is its preferred location for a site in Swindon.”

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Also see earlier Heritage Journal article Jefferies Land; The Rape of Coate Water by Development