Swindon & Wiltshire Business News

CityFibre chooses Swindon for £40 million gigabit city investment

Neil Madle, City Manger for Swindon at CityFibre (foreground) with Andrew Wilbram and David Easton, both of Volker Smart Technologies


Nearly every home and business in Swindon will gain access to next-generation broadband thanks to a major investment by CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform.

The town is to benefit from an investment of £40m in its digital future, as part of CityFibre’s plans to replace the nation’s legacy networks with gigabit-capable full fibre connectivity.

Korean car importer moves HQ to Swindon

The SsangYong Musso


The importer of SUVs from Korea's oldest motor manufacturer is moving its base from Luton to Swindon's Europa Business Park.

SsangYong Motors UK says the new head office will provide it with a modern and flexible working environment with sufficient parking for employees and visitors and the capacity to operate its national next day parts supply service to its franchised dealers.

Swindon business team runs thousands of kilometres in memory of Oscar

Lance Tucker, Andy Rohrer, Graeme Leighfield, James Linley, Rob Curtis with Karl Paul and his wife Charlotte


A group of Swindon business buddies - and one from 10,519 miles away in Port Campbell, Australia - have covered nearly 5,000 kilometres to fundraise in memory of baby Oscar Paul who passed away ten years ago.

They all joined Oscar’s dad Karl in a sponsored running challenge throughout July. Karl and his wife Charlotte had planned to raise £10,000 for charity during 2020 – to mark what would have been Oscar’s tenth birthday.

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