My first Swindon-related book:
Published by Amberley Books, July 2018
Here I am on YouTube talking about the book:
Secret Swindon Stockists:
The library shop in Swindon Central Library
The Brunel Centre, 24/25 Farnsby Street
9am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday
10.30 to 4.30 Sunday
W H Smith
Amberley’s Amazon store which you can find here
Amberley’s own website here
What People Have Said About the Book:
‘ … Angela’s style is witty, snappy and easy to read, weaving information with a conversational tone reminiscent of her origins as a successful blogger.
The content is a lovely mix of old and new on a multitude of topics that goes to the heart of the character of the town. The images reflect the content and complement the text well. …’ Read more here on the blog from the Swindon and Wiltshire History Centre.
Wiltshire and Swindon history centre
‘ … I thoroughly enjoyed this read, gaining knowledge of many aspects and artistic properties of Swindon I could’ve driven past and only causally pondered their history. From the wonderful mural on the side of the house near Lion Bridge, which I pass, like, but seldom aspire to seek any knowledge of its artist or background, to the thought process of the contemporary architecture which Swindon holds, with all its 1970s futurism; the Meccano-fashioned “Renault” building, or the curvaceous landmark David John Murray tower. All of these popular sites of Swindon are featured and detailed, with fascinating facts you never thought to ask about. And yeah, the Magic Roundabout is covered too! ..’
Devizine – Angela’s Secret Swindon
And a lovely blog post from Linda Kasmaty.
‘Swindon in 50 Buildings’ published in 2019