Parks and open spaces in Swindon - GWR Park, Faringdon Road

In 1844, land to the west of the new Railway Village, between Faringdon Road and the church was purchased by the GWR from Lt. Col. Vilett, a local landowner, for use as a cricket ground now GWR Park, Faringdon Road.
How to get there
The park is situated in the centre of the Railway Village approximately 3 miles from the motorway. Take junction 16 of the M4 and follow the signposts for the A3102 (Swindon Town Centre). At the second roundabout take the third exit onto Wootton Bassett Road, At the next mini roundabout, take the first exit into Westcott Place (B4289), at the next roundabout , called Park Lane, you will see GWR Park immediately in front of you.
Location map
Further information

For further information about the history of the park, please refer to the following documents:

Contact details
Julie Dent
Service Delivery Administrator
South Swindon Parish Council (Central Swindon South Parish Council)
Parish Offices
Gladstone Street
Swindon. SN1 2AU

Telephone: 01793 317410