Time to take back control of Cavendish Square Media release Parks & East Walcot Community Forum Parks & East Walcot Community Forum is organising a demonstration calling for the council to take responsibility for resolving the long standing problems which Cavendish Square has suffered from. Before the regeneration took place David Renard said that the … Continue reading Cavendish Square demonstration June 22nd 10 a.m.
As you will no doubt be aware the Reuben George Hall has now been opened, as an office for Council staff, and the old Co-op site has been covered in tarmac. You will probably agree that it's a big improvement on a boarded up building and what looked like a derelict building site. How did … Continue reading Cavendish Square update: community campaigning gets results
Monday 22nd November 2010 By David Wiles, Swindon Advertiser NEARLY 500 people have so far signed a petition calling for an ugly concrete space at Cavendish Square to be properly surfaced. The concrete patch – the former site of the Co-op – was meant to be developed with new retail units as part of the … Continue reading Call made to fix up concrete eyesore
Aside from the environmental state of Cavendish Square one of the problems with the “regeneration” relates to the shops. Rents set by the 'developer' are exorbitant. So much so that already two tenants have left because they could not make a living. And now we are in danger of losing the Cafe which serves as … Continue reading Shops under threat?
Media Release – Parks & East Walcot Forum November 17th 2010 Cavendish Square Petition The “regeneration” of Cavendish Square was described by the Council as “a fantastic project to transform Cavendish Square”. It would “revamp community facilities creating a fantastic place to live, play and shop”. Yet more than 2 years after the shops were … Continue reading Cavendish Square Petition
See in the poster below the artists impression of the new Cavendish Square and the reality today. caviposter.jpg
You may have read in the Swindon Advertiser about the wonderful "regeneration" of Cavendish Square, the shopping centre in Whitbourne Avenue, on Parks. But then again, look at the picture on the top of the page. This website has been launched by Parks & East Walcot Forum, the local community group. You can read about … Continue reading “Regeneration” of Cavendish Square