Community Projects

COVID-19 support & “one chippenham” 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

COVID-19 support & “one chippenham”

We are concentrating our support to help with basic welfare provisions and emergency requests/applications relating to Covid-19 only (for example food, transport and electricity/gas).  We are only able to help local individuals and groups/organisations that support the Chippenham community. If you are a…

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COVID-19 UPDATE 1024 341 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

COVID-19 UPDATE

Our office building will be shut to staff and visitors from Wednesday 18th March for the foreseeable future however our support for the Chippenham Community will continue, as much as possible, throughout this difficult time.  We will be checking our…

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Fringe FEb Thanks! 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Fringe FEb Thanks!

It was fantastic to see so much fun, colour and talent in Chippenham last weekend with the town full of music, comedy, performance, dancing, photography, art, craft, poetry, talks and a market.   We would like to say a HUGE…

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Planning permission has been granted for our new Skate Park and Climbing Centre in Chippenham! 1024 858 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Planning permission has been granted for our new Skate Park and Climbing Centre in Chippenham!

Exciting times for everyone here at Chippenham Borough Lands Charity – we were granted planning permission to build a new climbing centre and skate park on our ‘Borough Lands‘ at Westmead playing fields behind the Wessex Water site. The plans were…

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Tree sculpture competition 650 580 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Tree sculpture competition

Exciting news! We are pleased to announce our new Tree Sculpture Competition for local Primary aged children in Chippenham. We are going to be creating a Tree Sculpture trail on our land at Westmead Open Space and we would love…

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Lady Lansdowne unveils beautiful new wooden owl sculpture 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Lady Lansdowne unveils beautiful new wooden owl sculpture

Lady Lansdowne kindly unveiled our beautiful new wooden owl sculpture earlier this week. Look out for him near the car park on our land at Westmead Open Space. The sculpture celebrates our new partnership with Wiltshire College and University Centre.…

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Professional skater, James Threlfall MBE, voices his support for our skatepark and climbing centre on BBC Radio Wiltshire! 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Professional skater, James Threlfall MBE, voices his support for our skatepark and climbing centre on BBC Radio Wiltshire!

Professional skater, James Threlfall MBE, was on the Ben Prater show on BBC Radio Wiltshire this morning voicing his support for our plans to build a new skate park and climbing centre at Westmead Hub. Thank you James! To listen…

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Thank you for your comments and support! 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Thank you for your comments and support!

Thank you for taking the time and effort to comment on our planning application to build a new climbing centre and skate park. We’d also like to thank The Climbing Academy for all their help with the designs for our…

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Radio Wiltshire Interview about our proposed new climbing centre and skate park with CEO Phil Tansley and one of our Trustees, Don Steele 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Radio Wiltshire Interview about our proposed new climbing centre and skate park with CEO Phil Tansley and one of our Trustees, Don Steele

Please click below to hear the short interview from the Ben Prater show this morning about our planning application and proposals for the new climbing centre and skate park. /wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019-01-08-110621.mp3

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New Climbing Centre and Skate Park – Planning application currently with Wiltshire Council 1024 683 Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

New Climbing Centre and Skate Park – Planning application currently with Wiltshire Council

Did you know that we are planning to build a world class, purpose built climbing Centre and skate park right here in Chippenham? We recently submitted planning permission to build the new climbing centre and skate park at Westmead Recreation grounds.…

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