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Warwick Castle – Rose Garden

By |2018-10-09T08:27:03+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Campaigns|

The Rose Garden was designed by Robert Marnock in 1858. It was restored in c. 1985 to the original plans by WGT  member Paul Edwards and re-opened by the Princess of Wales. In 2016 most of this was torn out and replaced by the “Horrible Histories” maze. This was done without the planning consent required for [...]

Bad news for Warwick Castle Park

By |2018-07-10T17:50:36+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Campaigns|

We have just heard the outcome of the two planning appeals for land adjacent to Castle Park. The largest site, “The Asps” stretching on land east of Banbury Road between the Barford turn and the valley by Turnbull’s gardens, is for 900 houses, a school, local centre, and park and ride. The inspector recognised the damage [...]

Wantage, Kenilworth

By |2018-07-10T17:44:57+00:00July 9th, 2017|Categories: Campaigns|

Another application has been made for this house, this time to divide it into two flats. We have objected because of the uncertain future which it would give the gardens. The application details, including our letter, are here. Permission has now been granted for the house to be divided vertically into two apartments. The gardens at [...]

Local Plans

By |2018-07-10T17:45:44+00:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Campaigns|

Warwick District consultation on housing allocations closed  2013 July 29. Very damaging implications for Warwick Castle Park and the setting of the town itself. Our response here A revised development strategy then increased the projected number of new houses needed in the district to 12,900. Many of the people living in the proposed 4,000 new houses south [...]