A new estate of 146 new houses, part of the Tadpole Garden Village development has come one step closer.

Consultants Pegasus Group already had outline planning permission for the houses to be built as part of the expansion of north Swindon.

Now planners at Swindon Borough Council have signed off on some of the reserved matters - details of the construction that the builders had to work up - for the mixed residential development of 2 storey houses ranging in size from five-bedroom houses to 2 bed houses and includes 51 affordable unit. The application also included associated roads, parking and landscaping.

When completed, the new garden village will have see 1,855 new homes built on the edge of the town.

Daniel Millward, a senior planner based in Pegasus Group’s Bristol office, said: “Our application was supported by detailed drawings and developed in collaboration with officers at Swindon Borough Council in order to meet the criteria of the overall design code set out for Tadpole Garden Village.”