Joy for 'Save Oasis Swindon' campaigners as their SOS is heard meaning the iconic dome will 'Live Forever'.Swindon Oasis is Listed Thanks to intervention by Historic England, the Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon now has Grade II Listed status. The Department for...
Well – here’s a novelty! A story with the potential to be good for the Oasis as SBC bid for Oasis funding. The full story is on Swindon Borough Council’s website here – Council to submit Levelling Up bid to help get the Oasis back open.
This week, (week commencing 13th June 2022) SevenCapital (Oasis leaseholders), Historic England and the Twentieth Century Society are set to meet to discuss next steps with the Oasis, following its listing at the back end of last year.
So, SBC have had a cabinet reshuffle and we now have a new Cabinet member for Culture, Heritage, Leisure and Town Centre Experience. You’d expect this portfolio to be about a Cabinet member with responsibility for safeguarding assets rather than demolishing them wouldn’t you?
On the 1st June 2012, BBC News reported: Oasis Leisure Centre handed over before £65m revamp.
The article reports that a developer, Morai Capital Investment Ltd, had signed a £65m deal that would see a water park and concert arena built. During the first phase of the scheme the distinctive domed roof of the Oasis was set for replacement.
Not only do we have no snowoasis – we have a No-Oasis and its no joke!
Over a year now of the Save the Oasis campaign and still we have appalling scenes like the one above. at the site. Still, Plastic Free Swindon and Keep Swindon Tidy are clearing up enough litter to build a small island in the middle of Coate Water. And STILL – when asked/challenged about, the leader of Swindon Borough Council, Cllr David Renard, slopes his shoulders and passes the buck to SevenCapital. As he and his Council have done from the outset.
Last chance to be heard! You can submit your Oasis demolition objections against Seven Capital's latest plans here. You have only until Thursday this week (2nd Dec) to do so... Please email: SDevelopmentControl@swindon.gov.uk Here are a selection of some of...
Hello Oasis supporters. A rather fine blog featuring wonderful, personal memories of our beloved Oasis has come to our attention. It’s called Farewell to Swindon’s Oasis Leisure Centre – though of course we hope it’s
The final report of a group of councillors set up to look into how and why the Oasis leisure centre was closed, and how it can be best re-opened has passed the first hurdle to getting to Swindon Borough Council’s cabinet.
'Save Oasis Swindon' campaign rallies support of architectural community with article written by Will Wiles from the RIBA architect's journal.The ‘Save Oasis Swindon’ campaign has certainly gathered momentum since the closure of our treasured leisure centre at the...