Transport report – October 2017

Upcoming changes and situation with buses as well as concerns of vegetation and overgrowth as bus stops It has been brought to our notice by residents and bus users in the Chiseldon area that many bus stops have become very overgrown. A site meeting has taken place at Draycot Foliat to look at this problem,… read more

A419 final resurfacing work – road closure

A major maintenance scheme to resurface both sides of the A419, is in the final stages. The northbound section from the A420 to the Turnpike roundabout will be closed until next Thursday. (21 September 2017) Drivers can obtain up-to-the-minute travel information by phoning the Highways England Information Line on 0300 123 5000 or by accessing their… read more

Junction 16 update

This weeks construction on Junction 16 has seen the start of the Lydiard Fields work, with the road surface being broken out. Elsewhere on the junction, the area between Hay Lane and Wootton Bassett Road is starting to take shape as the kerbs are installed. Drainage works are ongoing on the eastbound and westbound slip roads,… read more

Transport Report – September 2017

Finally, after a long process, we have lost our evening bus service.  The parish council did try very hard to get some form of service, but the amount of money available to run an evening bus was not great and the figures for the usage were very low.  What is left of this consultation was… read more

Drop kerbs for easier access

Swindon Borough Council’s Highways Maintenance Service now has a dedicated team to carry out drop kerb work for residents who have installed driveways on their properties and would like low-level kerbs installed in the pavement for easier vehicle access. We offer high quality standards of work, carried out to full specification at very competitive prices…. read more

Junction 16 update

  The majority of the works are still focused on earthworks, drainage and surfacing. The night closures of the M4 Westbound exit slip roads did not go ahead this week as planned, alternative closure dates of Monday 21 August, Tuesday 22 August and Wednesday 23 August 2017 from 8pm until 6am have been given to… read more

Annual Safety Review – Thamesdown Drive lining

The work to reline the whole of Thamesdown Drive has been provisionally programmed for Monday 14 August and is expected to take no longer than two weeks (weather dependent). The work will be carried out overnight and through-traffic will be maintained at all times.