Robert Buckland, who is defending South Swindon for the Conservatives, was sent to parliament in 2010 – after the same election as his North Swindon colleague Justin Tomlinson.

They have both held the seat in two further elections, but their fortunes have rather diverged since.

Whereas Mr Tomlinson won North Swindon with a majority of 8,000 last time, Mr Buckland’s 2015 majority of 5,700 was cut by Sarah Church to 2,400.

It puts the constituency into marginal territory, and Ms Church is clearly keen to try again. A similar swing would see her elected.

While the railway lines through the middle of the town are used as a boundary, much of its visible history is located in South Swindon.

The Railway Village and historic buildings such as the central community hall, The Mechanics’ Institute are in the patch, as is Old Town – the entertainment and nightlife zone with its Victorian streets and buildings such as the Corn Exchange.

The town centre, which has struggled somewhat over the years, is also in the area, and while that is more an issue for the borough council, government support for its regeneration is something that has come up as an issue.

While all three candidates campaigned for the Remain side in the 2016 EU referendum, their positions now differ.

Liberal Democrat Stan Pajak says he wants to simply stop Brexit, while Mr Buckland repeats his party leader’s slogan of ‘get Brexit done.’ Ms Church feels simply revoking Article 50 is not right, but is in favour of putting a new deal to be negotiated to the public in another referendum.

South Swindon voted, overall, to leave the EU, but it was closer here than in Swindon as a whole.

The NHS is a perennial issue in elections, and with the constituency housing the Great Western Hospital, it matters just as much here as anywhere else.

Development and housing is also relevant – the villages of Wroughton and Wanborough are in the constituency, and it will host many of the thousands of houses to be built in Wichelstowe and New Eastern Villages.