The work of the SWLEP can often be most visible in the infrastructure and place-shaping projects it funds, delivering a well-connected, reliable and resilient system that supports the continued development of our city, towns and villages as thriving and attractive places to live and work.

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A350 Bumpers to Brook
Dualling of the A350 at Chippenham between Bumpers and Brook roundabouts.

Investment: £3,340,000

A350 Chippenham Bypass Improvements
Dualling of the A350 at Chippenham between Badger and Brook roundabouts and north and south approaches to Chequers roundabout.

Investment: £7,247,000

Chippenham Station
Enhance the station facilities and the development of surrounding land for improved car parking, commercial and residential property.

Investment: £34,000,000

Dyson A429 Improvements
Road junction improvements to enable the expansion of the Dyson Technology Park and interdependent developments. Accommodating increased traffic movem...

Investment: £2,000,000

Improvements to M4 Junction 16
Essential infrastructure improvements to the M4 Junction 16 in order to deliver the Wichelstowe development.

Investment: £12,613,000

Improvements to M4 Junction 17
Increasing the capacity of M4 Junction 17 to cope with traffic flows forecast as a result of growth across Swindon and north Wiltshire.

Investment: £1,460,000

LGF Sustainable Transport (Swindon)
A series of sustainable transport infrastructure schemes that support the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) bid.

Investment: £4,375,000

Maltings and Central Car Park, Salisbury
A major transformational project to redevelop the Central Car Park and Coach Park site for commercial and residential uses.

Investment: £83,060,000

Mansion House - Corsham
Refurbishment of the Mansion House building in Corsham to create an incubation space for businesses working within the digital or innovation sector, i...

Investment: £3,900,000

New Eastern Villages A420 Gablecross
Junction improvements required to increase capacity to deal with existing and new demand, provide access to the New Eastern Villages development.

Investment: £5,368,000

Full Business Case Approved
New Eastern Villages Business Case
The single largest urban extension in England with 8,000 homes, supporting 4,000 new jobs.


Funding approved
New Eastern Villages Great Stall Bridge
Great Stall Bridge will connect the New Eastern Villages development with the existing community.

Investment: £17,922,000

New Eastern Villages Greenbridge Roundabout
Major improvement works to the Greenbridge roundabout junction as part of a programme to improve major routes into Swindon.

Investment: £5,300,000

New Eastern Villages Southern Connector Road
To provide a new link road between the New Eastern Villages and the Commonhead roundabout in Swindon.

Investment: £20,949,000

New Eastern Villages West of A419
Traffic management measures and junction improvements within East Swindon as part of the New Eastern Villages development.

Investment: £2,613,000

New Eastern Villages White Hart Junction
White Hart Junction provides a key gateway into Swindon, connecting the A420 with the A419.

Investment: £32,800,000

People Friendly Salisbury
People Friendly Salisbury is a scheme designed to prioritise space for pedestrians and cyclists in the centre of Salisbury.

Investment: £3,105,000

Porton Science Park
The first phase of a new science incubator and grow-on space for science and technology businesses near Salisbury.

Investment: £39,600,000

Rapid Transit
Deliver three high quality bus routes that support economic growth and deliver Swindon's strategic growth areas of Eastern Villages, Wichelstowe and T...

Investment: £14,748,000

Full Business Case Approved
Salisbury River Park
Flood alleviation/ River Corridor improvements

Investment: £18,900,000

Swindon Bus Boulevard
Relocation of Swindon's bus station from its current location off Manchester Road to the Cheltenham Street surface car park.

Investment: £6,000,000

Ultra Fast Broadband
To procure and deploy an Ultrafast / NGA fibre broadband solution in Wiltshire.

Investment: £3,000,000

Wichelstowe Southern Access
Provide the fourth and final access point required to deliver the Wichelstowe housing development

Investment: £118,196,000

Wiltshire College Lackham
New build Agricultural Technology Centre, infrastructure and upgrade works to boost the rural economy, including a Higher Education Centre which will ...

Investment: £9,200,000

Wiltshire College Salisbury
Refurbishment and a new build extension for Wiltshire College's Salisbury campus for Construction, Engineering a new Life Science curriculum and a Hig...

Investment: £14,830,000