The funding has been allocated to these providers following bids submitted by Swindon Borough Council.Providers Brunel and Uplands Education Trust will wor

Providers, Brunel and Uplands Education Trust will work closely with the council to expand the availability for three and fours years olds with Special Educational needs and disability to access the 30hrs free childcare scheme.

Creating a further 170 childcare places with help remove the barriers that many parents face when returning to work or starting a new job, as the cost of childcare for some parents is their entire wage.

Providers who have been successful in being awarded the grants are set to start building work later on this year and work will be completed by spring 2018.