THOUGH Honda's Swindon factory has shut and will soon be consigned to the history books, the Japanese car giant wants to leave something for us to remember it by.

The manufacturer hopes to leave a lasting positive legacy in the community by setting up a 1.3-acre heritage garden, if planning permission is granted, on a part of the site that is not being sold off to Panattoni.

The garden would provide past employees and others living in the area a new green space to visit as well as feature the relocation of the two Honda memorial trees which are currently located on the main site to remember associates who died during service. 

And it would include a play area and spaces for schools and local groups to learn about nature. 

Here's what the garden may look like.

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