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On the 15 March 2017, Swindon Borough Council’s Cabinet ratified the bid assessment teams recommendation. The Lydiard Park Heritage Trust is the preferred bidder


We now enter into a phase known as ‘due diligence’, which entails detailed discussions on all aspects of the lease. We expect that to take about six months, after which we will enter into a transition phase where the management of the park is moved, over a period of months, from the Council to the Lydiard Park Heritage Trust.


We will endeavour to keep everyone updated whenever appropriate via this website, our Facebook and Twitter accounts, press releases to the media, email newsletters and by attending relevant public events, such as the West Swindon Forum.



“We ALL have a responsibility to maintain the Heritage of Lydiard Park, which includes its rural character, for many generations to come. To do that, the rules for development within the Essential Setting need to be clear: all must be refused”


To read the full story and background to this opinion either:

click here to be taken to the Link Magazine website where the report has been published in full

click here to download the report as a pdf file



Contact us


Send an email to the Lydiard Park Heritage Trust



Other Lydiard Park Related Websites


Click here for the Friends of Lydiard Park website

Click here for the Lydiard Park website

Click here for the Swindon Heritage magazine – for lovers of local history