- Long Marston, Warwickshire
Long Marston is a village in
Marston Sicca Parish Council serves the village of Long Marston in Warwickshire, situated approximately 6 miles south west of Stratford upon Avon, close to the borders of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, on the edge of the Cotwolds.
Located close to Long Marston is the
Long Marston Airfield.
Also near Long Marston is a former Ministry of Defence depot which is home to the
Stratford on Avon and Broadway Railwayproject.
Since rail privatisation in the mid
1990s, the former Ministry of Defence (MoD) depot has been used as a storage area by the rolling stock companies ( ROSCOs) for out-of-lease railway rolling stock; the site being secluded well away so as minimise the risk of vandalism.
The site is proposed by its owners, St Modwen Properties plc, along with The Bird Group of Companies Ltd to be the home of
Middle Quinton, one of Gordon Brown's Eco Towns. The Bard campaign http://www.bardcampaign.com oppose the development.
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