Your Community

People make places, and we’re proud to be building a brand new community in Kingsgrove, Wantage. Community matters, and it comes from sharing ideas, opinions and interests.

St. Modwen is dedicated to engaging with residents and ensuring the residents of Kingsgrove and its local area are consulted, listened to and have the ability to influence their environment. There is a Residents’ Working Group who meet monthly with St. Modwen and Preim, find out more here.

Take a look at our Placebook, where we’ve put together a helpful directory of all the people, groups and places to contact if you have any questions about living in Kingsgrove.

December 2023

There’s lots going on at Kingsgrove. Take a look through our latest newsletters below to read recent news and meet the many members of the Kingsgrove community. To register to receive future newsletters via email please click here. If you have anything to drop into future editions then get in touch at community@kingsgrovewantage.co.uk.

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Kingsgrove Query Tracker

This tracker aims to set up better communication with residents, giving progress updates as to what’s going on behind the scenes to make sure Kingsgrove is a great place to live. If you would like to report an issue to the team, please check the tracker first as a neighbour may have already reported the same issue. We will update this with progress every two weeks.

Please click here to view the tracker and click here to view resolved items.

What's happening in Kingsgrove

Making Space for Girls at Kingsgrove

St. Modwen was delighted to facilitate two workshops last month, which gathered suggestions from local teenagers for the design of…...

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Bus Gate Update

Dear Residents It has been brought to our attention that residents recently received a notice from Oxfordshire County Council stating…...

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Site questions? Get in touch and keep up to date

St. Modwen as master developer for Kingsgrove is aware that many residents have questions about their estate, and often aren’t…...

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Estate Management

The Kingsgrove Estate Management Company has been established by St. Modwen to manage amenities such as the 16 acres of new woodland, paths, sports pitches, play areas, community orchard and allotments. For more information on the role of the Kingsgrove Estate Management Company and associated service charges, please download the below documents:

You can access PREIM’s portal via: portal.preim.co.uk and take a look at our Placebook here which goes into the who’s, how’s and why’s of estate management, and what goes on behind the scenes of managing a new community like Kingsgrove.

The Company

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The Facts

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Meet the Managing Agent

PREIM is Kingsgrove’s Estate Management Partner and they will be the first point of contact for any queries about the day to day running of Kingsgrove.

PREIM is dedicated to using its expertise and experience in estate management to maintaining the communal amenities to a high standard and bringing communities together, which makes it the perfect fit for the vision for Kingsgrove.

Have you got questions about how the estate is managed? Take a look at the Estate Management section in our Placebook, or contact PREIM who are here to help.

Community spaces

To build a true community, St. Modwen recognises that people need spaces to meet and dwell. The Neighbourhood Centre at Kingsgrove will be a place to gather, celebrate and enjoy. The Centre comprises a community building, a central park, a sports pavilion, community gardens, play areas and a skate park.

The new woodland walk, playpark and public square opened at the end of 2021. The Community Hub will be run by Wantage Community Church and is in the planning stages. St. Modwen is also looking for submissions for local centre shops, restaurants and more.

In the meantime, St. Modwen is looking to install temporary uses for the area to make sure that those already living on site can use the space to greet, gather and relax. The first of these opened in spring 2022, when a café by Marcopolo bakery came to the public square.