TEN celebrates two years supporting small businesses

A business support initiative led by Wiltshire Council with Government and EU funding, is celebrating its second birthday. The Enterprise Network (TEN) Swindon and Wiltshire nurtures new and growing small and…


Swindon leisure development submitted to planning

Moirai Capital Investments is seeking approval for its31 acre (12.5ha) leisure development in Swindon which will be built around the newly refurbished Oasis Leisure Centre, on the North Star site…


Organic growth fuels further rise in turnover at Thrings

Leading commercial law firm Thrings has recorded a second double-digit rise in turnover in as many years. A continuation of the firm’s client-focused strategy, modern and transparent pricing models and…


Avon acquires US-based manufacturer

Melksham-based manufacturer Avon Rubber has acquired Florida-based designer and producer of electronic control systems, Hudstar Systems for $5.1m. Hudstar is makes systems that are used to power and supply air respiratory protection…

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Chippenham’s largest warehouse comes to market

Property agent Alder King’s Swindon office has been appointed to seek tenants for Chippenham’s largest fully refurbished industrial/warehouse building. The Hub, as it is now known, offers just under 90,000…


Swindon 2026 blueprint approved

The vital planning blueprint that will guide the way Swindon grows in the years up to 2026 has been formally adopted by the council. The Local Plan, outlines where new…


Two new appointments at Alder King

Property consultancy Alder King has made two key new appointments in its Bristol office. Jack Appleton has joined the firm’s planning team as a senior P#planner.  Jack has relocated to…


Good Energy to debate climate change at Hay Festival

Chippenham-based green energy company, Good Energy, is hosting a series of talks on climate change and renewable energy at the Hay Festival of Literature & Arts, which opened this week…


Diamond Logistics moves to Wroughton Business Park

Acting on behalf of private clients, property agents Alder King has successfully concluded lease negotiations on Unit 8 Wroughton Business Park, Wroughton to Diamond Logistics.  The estate is now fully…


North Star Leisure Development – new plans open for public consultation

Moirai Capital Investments is pleased to announce a second stage of public consultation on the revised outline plans for the proposed development of the North Star site, adjacent to Oasis Leisure Centre. The consultation will take place in Oasis Leisure Centre on Friday 20 March from 1 pm to 8 pm and on Saturday 21 March from 9 am to 4 pm.  It will also be possible to view the outline plans, and to submit comments, on the North Star from Friday 20 March. The purpose of the consultation is to offer the public a further opportunity to give views on outline planning proposals for the development at North Star. These have been revised following the earlier consultation. [Some of the outline proposals have been attached below.]  Subject to any amendments to the plans arising from the views expressed, these plans will then be submitted to the Council. The objective of the North Star development is to complement the refurbished Oasis Leisure Park, where extensive modernization works are now nearing completion.  Together, Oasis Leisure Park and the new development will act as an economic generator for the borough and surrounding area, and will create a major leisure and entertainment destination in Swindon.