Category: News

PROPOSED CARE HOME FOR PICKWICK

PROPOSED CARE HOME FOR PICKWICK

In response to the proposed care home on Bath Road, the Pickwick Association Committee have prepared some guidance notes for residents… Some residents may have been approached by Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning.  According to their website, the company prides itself...
Corsham Civic Society Important News 13th June 2020

Corsham Civic Society Important News 13th June 2020

 Dear Members, The latest edition of ‘Spotlight’ has now been distributed. There are NO magazines to be collected from Barnett Brothers, I hope you enjoy reading this edition as it will be the last to be published until the November issue, which we hope, will be a...
Corsham High Street project – an update

Corsham High Street project – an update

In the last issue it was reported that the Wiltshire Building Record [WBR] were intending to embark on an in depth survey of some of the houses in Corsham High Street, with a view to identifying their origins and usage throughout the ages. Representatives of Corsham...
Proposed Gladman/ Redrow development

Proposed Gladman/ Redrow development

The long running disputes over this planning application continue [see Summer 2017 issue, pps. 5-6] with Wiltshire Council planning officers. Issues of fundamental importance continue to cause serious concern in this case in two areas – Land Stability and...
The Mansion House and the  Secretary of State

The Mansion House and the  Secretary of State

I make no apologies for the amount of space taken up in this issue by matters concerning planning, archaeology, heritage and conservation areas. Corsham’s Mansion House and the Bath Road development in Pickwick both invoke key issues about the effectiveness of the...
Corsham Civic Society artefacts

Corsham Civic Society artefacts

The Society has had in its care for some time, many small artefacts, reputed to have been found in the area, principally small coins, some dating back to Roman times. There is also a Roman lamp and dice, a clay pipe, and a tiny child’s shoe. Unfortunately, we do not...