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Corsham Civic Society planning group report

Corsham Civic Society planning group report

La Piccola Italia After objections raised by the Society and others and a retrospective planning application which was not approved, the wooden cladding blocks on the restaurant, have been painted white which blends in much better with the other commercial premises...
Corsham’s Mansion House – an update

Corsham’s Mansion House – an update

The photograph here is a clear indication of what was considered most important by Wiltshire Council and their architect’s, DKA ~ far more prominence is given to the new extension which predominates rather than to the fine Georgian building! The mock up is typically...
Mansion House redevelopment proposals

Mansion House redevelopment proposals

Application numbers: 16/11304/DP4 & 16/11410/LBC Site address: Corsham Mansion House, Pickwick Road, Corsham, SN13 9BL Proposal: Demolition of the former single-storey Corsham Library. New two-storey extension and internal refurbishment to existing Grade II listed...
New 'Corsham in Focus' book published

New 'Corsham in Focus' book published

No doubt some of you will be aware that at the end of last month a pocket-sized book was published, Corsham in Focus, which contains superb B&W photographs of architectural features from buildings all within a mile of Corsham, including quite a few from Pickwick....
News from the Chairman, November 2016

News from the Chairman, November 2016

Another end of year approaches. ‘Time flies’ I used to be told when I was younger and now I find that’s perfectly true!  2016 has been a year with excellent meetings, all organised by Dr. Negley Harte, and Negley has now produced a most interesting set of subjects for...
Cream Tea, 19 August 2016

Cream Tea, 19 August 2016

This year’s ‘Cream Tea’ on 19th August took place at No. 24 Lypiatt Road, Corsham, at the kind invitation of Victoria and Peter Blake. My first CCS cream tea and how very nice it was! Many expressed their appreciation to Victoria and Peter Blake for ‘loaning their...