Welcome to the website for South Swindon Parish Council.
Covid-19 Update 25 March 2020:
Following Government Guidance, we would ask that all residents take
note of the government’s request to stay at home and only make trips outside their
homes if absolutely necessary, for essential food shopping, medical supplies, caring
for a relative and limited exposure exercise.
Staying at home guidance from the government can be found on the
gov.uk website https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others
Queens park, Town Gardens and GWR park will remain open to the public who are asked to use open spaces responsibly and observe the government guidance on 2m social distancing.
All Parish parks play equipment and toilets have been closed for the foreseeable future and residents should not visit the parks for any sporting activities, or in large groups and should follow the 2m distance rule for their and others safety.
Following recent government guidance the Parish Council office will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future.
Due to recent government guidance the following South Swindon Parish areas play parks, the old town library and the toilets in both Town Gardens and Queens Park have been closed.
Allotment holders are still able to access their allotments but are requested to follow NHS guidance on hygiene and keeping a 2 m distance from other people.
For more information on how you can help those who need it in the local Swindon community or get help please visit: http://vas-swindon.org/coronavirus-help-page/
The website contains information about the work of the Parish Council including the Agendas and Minutes of the Parish Council Meetings. As of the 17th March 2020, scheduled Parish Council Meetings have been cancelled until further notice. This is following government guidance issued on 16th March regarding the coronavirus.
The Parish Council is responsible for fourteen allotment sites in South Swindon, the Old Town Library (which has included a refurbishment to make part of the library dedicated to young children) and taken over the running of Broadgreen Community Centre which was going to be closed.
The Parish Council now has ownership of Queens Park, Town Gardens, GWR Park (Faringdon Park) and the majority of the Play Areas within the Parish.
We are always pleased to receive your comments and suggestions. You can do this by contacting the Clerk (details below).
Cllr Chris Watts (Chair, South Swindon Parish Council)
South Swindon Parish Council Office
Swindon SN1 2AU
Telephone: 01793 312006
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