Junction 16 update

Updates to work being done on Junction 16 There have been a number of overnight closures this week to allow the contractor to install drainage and lay pipes. The team are also installing kerbing around the junction as well as preparing areas for upcoming surfacing works. Drainage works are ongoing, with manholes being installed on the south… read more

Transport Report – February 2018

There are a number of changes to the bus service from Marlborough to the Bedwyn Railway Station and on to Hungerford.  These changes are being made by Wiltshire Council to try and spread the services throughout the day and to make better contact with the trains to London.  The drop off and pick up point… read more

Upcoming Road Works

Upcoming road works of this year (so far) Wootton Bassett Road Due to the damage caused by a burst water main, Thames Water is resurfacing the Wootton Bassett road junction of Redpost Drive. Works are expected to be finished by next Wednesday (17th January).  Hay Lane B4005 heading towards Wroughton One-way traffic road closure on Friday (12th… read more

M4 J16 update

Junction 16 update Junction 16 was quiet over the festive period due to the Christmas roadworks embargo, but once again has become a hive of activity as part the M4 Westbound exit slip road was resurfaced at the weekend. Elsewhere, lamp columns continue to be erected around the site, drainage works continue, while gullies and kerbing are… read more

Transport for Christmas and New Year

Transport Report – Christmas and New Year   The Christmas and New Year bus services, serving Chiseldon are as follows:  Normal Monday-Saturday services in the week before Christmas. There are no buses on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Normal services on 27th December to 30th December. Limited buses on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day…. read more

Transport Report to the Rigeway Bell January 2018 Edition

Transport Report – December 2017 We have had good news as Stagecoach West buses now take contactless payments. From Sunday 12th November you can pay up to the value of £30, which will cover most tickets, including weekly tickets. This means that all three bus companies serving the Chiseldon area, now take contactless payment. The… read more

Latest Junction 16 update

Latest Update On Junction 16 Over the next few weeks Junction 16 will see some big changes. On the morning of Tuesday 28 November users will notice a significant difference in the road layout south of the roundabout as a new temporary road layout comes into action. The Lydiard Fields no right turn is expected… read more

Butt Road Closure update

Road Closure on Butt Road update The new provisional date for the road closure and re-surfacing is now 9th to 11th Jan 2018. More details on the road closure will be posted when these dates are confirmed.  

Dorcan cycle route improvements

Swindon Borough Council’s in-house contractor has just finished work to improve the surface of the cycleway which runs between Faraday Road and Dorcan Way, to the south of Dorcan Academy. The path was in a very poor state of repair with raised manhole covers creating trip hazards and several areas where low spots were causing… read more