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Aldershot Urban Extension

Approved in July 2013 by Rushmoor Borough Council the Aldershot Urban Extension, known as Project Wellesley, will add up to 3,850 new homes to the empty garrison buildings to the north of the town centre. In addition, a neighbourhood centre will be built along with two new primary schools and other facilities.


Next step of Aldershot's Wellesley development approved by council

A reserved matters scheme for 107 houses was approved by Rushmoor Borough Council's development management committee

Hampshire County Council sticking with controversial name for new Aldershot school

Despite calls to 'listen to the people of Aldershot', the county council says the school at Wellesley will be named in memory of David Kirk

People 'caught dogging' in MoD land part of Aldershot Urban Extension

The Ministry of Defence, which owns the land, says illegal activity "is not tolerated and will be dealt with"

Row over new Aldershot school name in memory of former county councillor

"It would be meaningless" according to the public, as Hampshire County Council stands by the name David Kirk for the school at Aldershot's Urban Extension

Aldershot's Wellesley Woodland launched with festival of fun

Wellesley Woodland, provided as part of the major development of Aldershot, was finished in one year rather than 10 as originally planned

Exclusive look at first homes in Aldershot's huge Wellesley scheme

We got the first glimpse inside completed homes in the project set to transform Aldershot

Take a tour of Aldershot's famous Cambridge Military Hospital

We took a look around the historic Cambridge Military Hospital in Aldershot one last time before it is turned over to housing as part of Project Wellesley

Artist's impression of houses within the Aldershot Urban Extension

University to run new Aldershot school instead of church

The school is being built as part of Aldershot's expansion and will allow pupils to work with university departments

Artist's impression of development which is part of the Aldershot Urban Extension plan

Military buildings to house pupils from new development

Property developer behind Aldershot Urban Extension plans for new children to be educated in old military buildings while new primary school is built

School children

New school likely to be academy or free school

The Connaught School unlikely to be allowed to run new primary school being built as part of Project Wellesley

Aldershot urban extension

Developer makes affordable housing pledge for Project Wellesley

Grainger has said Project Wellesley, or the AUE, will have the full quota of affordable homes

Artist's impression of the neighbourhood centre

Could you be the Wellesley apprentice?

Grainger begins search to find an apprentice to help shape Aldershot's future


Officers' mess to become a business start-up hub

An enterprise centre will allow ex-armed forces personnel to start up their own small businesses

Artist's impression of development which is part of the Aldershot Urban Extension plan

AUE developer says new standalone school the right way forward

The county council is looking at the options for new education provision as thousands of homes are set to be built to the north of Aldershot town centre

The planned Aldershot Urban Extension

Green light for Aldershot urban extension

Aldershot Urban Extension plans approved by special council committee. Work on the new homes could begin in 2014

Artist's impression of new homes as part of the Aldershot Urban Extension plan

Low turnout at AUE school consultation

Residents believed to be content with primary school plans as only six people attend consultation event

Artist's impression of development which is part of the Aldershot Urban Extension plan

Parents have say on new primary school for AUE

County council shifts focus from Aldershot Urban Extension plans to providing more primary school places

Artist's impression of new homes as part of the Aldershot Urban Extension plan

Traffic could mar 'first class regeneration'

Residents' group urges developer to tackle traffic congestion problem before welcoming plans for 3,850 new homes

Garrison growth 'perfect timing' for Aldershot

THE decision to expand Aldershot Garrison and welcome 750 more soldiers and their families has come at the perfect time, says a council chief.

Deadline due for Urban Extension feedback

JUST over a week remains for public feedback on the long-awaited plans for the Aldershot Urban Extension.



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