Village news

TGV Christmas Hamper Appeal

For the last four years, a group of Tadpole Garden Village residents have been creating Christmas hampers for
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Christmas Trees are coming!

Christmas is now just a month away… and the traditional trio of Christmas trees will soon be installed
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Join the TGV Christmas Trail

After the success of the recent scarecrow trail, members of the Tadpole Neighbourhood Watch group are organising a
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TGV Pond Works: Rat Baiting

Earlier in the summer there Preim, on behalf of the Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (TGVCIC), undertook
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Tadpole Volunteers – do you need help?

A group of Tadpole Garden Village residents are continuing a volunteer initiative to help those in need during
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TGVCIC Virtual Update 2020

Dear Residents, The Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (TGVCIC) virtual presentation is now live for residents to
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TGVCIC Planned Maintenance Update

Dear Residents There have recently been a few queries regarding what works are included under the maintenance programme
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New Phases handed over to TGVCIC

Dear Residents, Preim can now confirm that as of the 13th October 2020 the TGVCIC is responsible for the
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TGV Virtual Presentation

Dear Residents, Preim were due to issue the TGV Virtual Presentation tomorrow (Tuesday 20th October 2020), however this
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TGVCIC: Autumn 2020 Update

Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (TGVCIC) – Autumn 2020 Update We trust that this update finds you
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Crest: Play Park Closures

Crest Nicholson as Directors of the Community Interest Company regret to advise that the play facilities at Tadpole
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Tadpole Tales: ‘We Are One’

Another busy month for the TGV in Bloom volunteers. As is typical of our great summer weather, our
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Gallery: Sainsbury’s Local Opens at TGV

TADPOLE Garden Village residents welcomed the opening of Sainsbury’s Local at an event on Thursday 20th August, after
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Sainsbury’s Local to Open at TGV

A brand-new Sainsbury’s Local convenience store will open at Crest Nicholson’s Tadpole Garden Village in Swindon on Thursday
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Tadpole Tales – August 2020: ‘A Year of Reflection’

We really can’t believe it will be a year at the end of this month from when we
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Western Common Cracks

Good afternoon all, As with previous years the ground is cracking at Tadpole Garden Village please be cautious
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Update: Access Solutions

Following on from the common to the south of the Village being vacated, Crest Nicholson’s contractors are putting
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Do not feed the animals!

Dear Residents, Following the maintenance works recently undertaken to the water basins on the Eastern Common at Tadpole
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Play Areas to Re-Open

Following the Government’s advice, Crest Nicholson as Directors of your residents’ company/CIC are delighted to be re-opening the
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Blog: TGV in Bloom

‘Reaping what we’ve sown’ June’s fantastic weather, and some more time able to be spent on the plot
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Water Basin Improvements

Dear Residents, As part of the TGVCIC maintenance schedule the Water Basin located next to the bus stop
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Update from Crest Nicholson

Wednesday 17th June 2020 Good evening all, We are all pleased to see the site has been vacated.
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Walking Routes – Private Land

The recent good weather has given many of you the opportunity to venture out and it is fantastic
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Blog: TGV in Bloom

TGV in Bloom founders Pete Welsh and Stuart Olden bring you the latest news from the Tadpole Garden
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Residents donate to local charity

TADPOLE Garden Village residents have supported Scrapstore Swindon with a community donation of clothes, bedding and other items
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Wellbeing Resources

Since the nation went into lockdown, residents of Tadpole Garden Village have rallied round to support one another
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A Taste of TGV

Many residents have been kept busy in the kitchen during lockdown – so we thought we would provide
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TGV Landscaping Update

Dear Residents, It has been brought to my attention that a few residents are querying why the landscapers
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Thank you for your continued support

More so now than ever, it is vitally important to ensure that the green spaces and communal amenities
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Showcase your Easter drawing

Over the Easter weekend we are calling on the children of Tadpole Garden Village to showcase their drawing
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TGV App – Download Today

Crest and Preim recently launched of the Tadpole Garden Village Community App exclusively for Tadpole Garden Village homeowners.
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TGVCIC Service Charges 2020/21

Dear Residents, Preim are in the process of issuing the 2020/21 service charge demands for the Tadpole Garden
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Sainsbury’s set to move into Tadpole Garden Village

A brand new Sainsbury’s convenience store will be the first retail resident at the award winning developer Crest
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Coronavirus: Parks and areas of green space

Our ability to use green spaces is vitally important for our wellbeing at this difficult time. However, social
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Postponed: Community Police Event

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED WITH A NEW DATE TO BE ARRANGED Tadpole Garden Village residents are invited
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Street Lighting Update

Crest Nicholson are pleased to report that after much chasing and being let down by several contractors and
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TGV to support Great British Spring Clean

Tadpole Garden Village to help clean up as part of country’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign Event follows similar
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Traffic Calming Initiatives

CREST Nicholson Strategic (CSP) have provided an update following feedback and enquiries from TGV residents regarding traffic calming
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Local Contractors Wanted

As Tadpole Garden Village grows and more assets are completed and handed over to the Tadpole Garden Village
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Low Temperatures – Gritting

At present all of the roads, highways and footpaths within the development are the responsibility of Crest Nicholson
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TGVCIC – Areas of Responsibility

In 2018 Preim issued a community update detailing the areas that had been handed over to the Tadpole
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TGV claims Silver in National Gardening Competition

CREST Nicholson’s award-winning Tadpole Garden Village development in Swindon has received yet another accolade, claiming Silver in the
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TGV Gardening Club – Planting Help!

Building on the success of their Britain In Bloom Silver award last month, the new TGV in Bloom
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TGV Lighting Update

CREST Nicholson Strategic have provided an update regarding the lighting issues around the TGV development. Crest Nicholson Strategic
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Gallery: LOT Christmas Shopping Evening

THE Ladies of Tadpole held a Christmas Shopping evening on Wednesday 6th November – raising funds for the
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TGV in Bloom – Join Today!

Run by Tadpole Garden Village residents Stu Olden and Pete Welsh, TGV in Bloom is a community focused
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Event: All About Hedgehogs

If you would you like to learn more about hedgehogs in your area and how best to support
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Mid Common Works

Crest Nicholson have confirmed that works will be commencing on the mid-common fields from Monday 7th October 2019.
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Postponed: Tadpole 2B Consultation Events

PLEASE NOTE BOTH EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Crest is currently working closely with Swindon Borough
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TGV Golf Society – October Outing

THE tenth outing of the TGV Golf Society will take place on Sunday 20th October at South Cerney
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Hedge Cutting Works Notice

Dear Residents, This is just a polite notice to confirm that the TGVCIC will be undertaking hedge cutting
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Resurfacing Works Notice

Crest’s contractor Breheny has approval from Swindon Borough Council to carry out re-surfacing of the junction of Greene
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Custom Build Open Day

Crest Nicholson invites the residents of Tadpole Garden Village to attend the Custom Build open day taking place
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William Morris Primary School Opens

William Morris Primary School opened its doors on Friday 6th September 2019, to their first cohort of Nursery
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Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Events

There are two events coming up at Tadpole Garden Village, being run by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. Tuesday
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Custom Build Parcel Outline Application

In seeking to bring a wider range of opportunities to the market for homebuyers, Crest Nicholson has identified
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TGVCIC AGM Presentation

The Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (TGVCIC) AGM was held on The Thursday 13th June 2019. The meeting
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Applications for TGV Local Centre

The Tadpole Garden Village Local Centre is currently under construction and is due to be completed later this
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Summer Fayre at Tadpole Farm!

Tadpole Farm CE Academy’s Friends of Tadpole Farm would like to invite all of our school and wider
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Preim – Payment Plans/Charges

Preim have now issued the annual direct debit payment plans to all of the relevant properties, however Preim
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LOT raise £851 for Cancer Research UK

The Ladies of Tadpole (LOT), the social group for lady residents in Tadpole Garden Village, raised £851 for
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Naturehood launch event this Saturday!

Earthwatch Europe and Wiltshire Wildlife Trust will launch a second Swindon ‘Naturehood’ in Tadpole Garden Village on Saturday
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Residents join Great British Spring Clean

As part of the national Great British Spring Clean initiative, Tadpole Garden Village residents gathered on Sunday 7th
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TGV Shortlisted for National Award

Crest Nicholson are delighted to announce that Tadpole Garden Village has been shortlisted in this years Planning Awards
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TGV runners set for London Marathon

Since 1981, the emotional and heart-warming stories of participants in the London Marathon have inspired millions of runners,
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Your chance to join the TGVCIC

As part of the on-going management of the Tadpole Garden Village Community Interest Company (TGVCIC), Preim Ltd and
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FOTF Forthcoming Events

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are welcome to attend any of the following events, which have been organised by
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Sports Pavilion plans and facilities

Following on from the latest steering group meeting held on Wednesday 23rd of January, a public exhibition event
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William Morris Event

The Blue Kite Academy Trust are hosting another event for William Morris Primary School – taking place on
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Preim Opportunity for Residents

Residents attending Wednesday evening’s Public Consultation event at Great Western Academy will also be able to meet and
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Custom Build Planning Application

Crest Nicholson Strategic Projects will soon be submitting an outline planning application for 14 custom build units with
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Public Consultation Event

Residents are invited to view plans for the sports pitches at a Public Consultation event on Wednesday 27th
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Pilates Classes Available

Swindon Pilates run a weekly session at Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy with everyone welcome. Fun, mat-work based
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The Stray – now open!

Crest Nicholson have confirmed that The Stray is now open to the public – so please do enjoy
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Section 10 Consultation for William Morris Primary School

Update from The Blue Kite Trust We are delighted that our proposed free school, William Morris Primary School,
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Tadpole Garden Village Newsletter

If you are new to Tadpole Garden Village and missed the latest edition of my community news, then
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Ladies of Tadpole

THE Ladies of Tadpole wish all our villagers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and healthy New
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Arkell’s Pub Plans Unveiled

TADPOLE Garden Village residents got a ‘Taste of Arkell’s’ at an exclusive preview event on Tuesday 27th November. Around
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Santa turns on TGV Christmas Lights!

TADPOLE Garden Village residents defied the inclement weather with a strong show of support at the inaugural Christmas
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Christmas Meet Your Neighbours Event

TADPOLE Garden Village residents kicked off the festive period with a Christmas Meet Your Neighbours and Quiz evening
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Another Award for TGV

We are delighted to announce that Tadpole Garden Village gained another accolade on Friday 16th November in the
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Christmas Services at St Andrew’s Church

Christmas is coming – Celebrate at St Andrew’s Church (SN25 2DW) this December… Sunday 16th              6.30pm           Carols by
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Great Western Academy officially opens

We are delighted to announce the opening of Swindon’s new Great Western Academy. A special assembly was held
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Employment Opportunity at GWA

GWA are able to offer the opportunity to join our site team on a casual basis and are
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SBC Publishes Results of ‘Call for Sites’

Tuesday 9th October 2018 As part of the evidence gathering process to support the review of the Swindon
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Revised Plans for Local Centre

Following a design review, Crest Nicholson has submitted a planning application to Swindon Borough Council (SBC) for revised
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Update: Temporary Sales Unit

Having received feedback from residents about concerns relating to the siting of a temporary sales unit on the
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TGV Areas of Responsibility

Dear Residents, Recently there was a request from a resident for a definitive list of the responsibilities in
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Plans for Temporary Sales Unit

CREST Nicholson will shortly be submitting plans to Swindon Borough Council for the siting of a temporary mobile
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Great Western Academy – Open Evenings

The Great Western Academy are holding two open evenings – with full details below. Year 6 – Open
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Arkell’s Update

ON Wednesday 12th September, Community Mobiliser Chris Tanner met with George Arkell to discuss the latest plans for
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Sports Pitches and Pavilion Proposals

On Wednesday 29th August the second Steering Group meeting with Crest Nicholson Strategic Projects was held regarding the
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Plans Approved for TGV Local Centre

FOLLOWING the consultation on revised plans submitted earlier this month, Crest Nicholson is pleased to have received planning
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Local Centre – Revised Plans Submitted

Revised Proposals for Tadpole Local Centre Submitted to Swindon Borough Council FOLLOWING feedback from the community and responses
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Traffic Calming Measures at TGV & David Wilsons Home Update

In response to feedback received from the TGV community, Crest Nicholson Strategic Projects, alongside their site engineers, have
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TGVCIC – Handover of Assets Update

Since the previous site update your PREIM Ltd Estate Manager, Simon New, has been working alongside Crest Nicholson
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TGV Visit to Blunsdon Railway

TADPOLE Garden Village residents are invited to an exclusive behind the scenes visit to Blunsdon Station on Sunday
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Corrective measures to ground areas

Due to the warm weather conditions the ground at Tadpole Garden Village has become very dry and this
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William Morris Way Road Works

CREST Nicholson Strategic Projects are due to carry out road finishing works on the 17th, 18th and 19th
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Sunday Times nomination for TGV

We are delighted to announce that Tadpole Garden Village has been shortlisted in the Best Community Living and
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