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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.

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.

Plans for festival to celebrate Aldershot

Week-long Aldershot Military Festival is planned to take place in July

Nepalese speakers are 6.2% of Rushmoor population

NEPALESE speakers make up more than 6% of the population of Rushmoor with numbers steadily rising, according to official figures.

An artist's impression of houses in the Aldershot Urban Extension

New homes will 'join Aldershot and Farnborough'

Thousands of new residents could come to North Camp if the Aldershot Urban Extension went ahead

Exhibition of Aldershot urban extension plans

A TWO-DAY public exhibition of the Aldershot Urban Extension plans will be held from tomorrow, February 1, as the 10-week public consultation continues.

Public to have say on 3,850 Aldershot homes

CONSULTATION on the Aldershot Urban Extension, or Project Wellesley, is expected to begin this week once the planning application has been validated.

Homes will lead to 630 new Aldershot school places

An influx of primary-age pupils into Aldershot will be managed with more than 600 new school places.

£161m investment for school places demand

CONSULTATION has begun into finding enough school places to meet growing demand, with a planned investment of £161m over three years.


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