It’s time to renew your Concessionary Travel Pass

A number of Concessionary Travel Passes and vouchers expire at the end of this month that need to be renewed online. We have created an online application form for: Applying for a new Concessionary Travel Pass or vouchers Renewing existing Concessions Updating address details, photographs or eligibility documents Ordering and paying for a replacement passes

Major improvements to Junction 15 of the M4

Work is due to start in late summer. Highways England is finalising plans for the scheme in conjunction with Swindon Borough Council and Badbury Park developers Persimmon and Redrow. Significant extra capacity will be created on the A419 through the creation of a third lane southbound, which will help to alleviate current queuing traffic at… read more

Lydiard Park celebrates 75 years of public ownership

Lydiard Park is building up to a special anniversary year with the launch of two new exhibitions. Throughout this year, the Swindon Borough Council-owned park will celebrate 75 years of public ownership courtesy of the new special exhibitions in the historic house, which get underway from this Saturday (23 March). The changing face of Lydiard… read more

Getting the Builders In

The Council is running “Getting the Builders In” workshops on the following dates: Thursday 18th April 3pm to 4.30pm Monday 10th June 3pm to 4.30pm Monday 8th July 3pm to 4.30pm At this workshops, Council building control experts will be on hand to explain how building designs can be made to comply with Building Regulations…. read more

Cyclists are wheely pleased with slick Flyer routes

Significant upgrades to Swindon’s cycling and pedestrian routes have been completed, and loc Swindon Borough Council has for the past few years been delivering a series of cycle improvement schemes off the back of a successful funding bid to the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership. A total of £3.75 million was secured to deliver… read more

Council agrees deal in principle to sell freehold of County Ground to football club and supporters’ group

Swindon Borough Council has agreed a deal in principle to sell the freehold of the town’s football stadium. Swindon Town Football Club (namely Swindon Town Football Company Limited) and Swindon Town Supporters (represented by Swindon Town Community Mutual Ltd) have been in negotiations with the Council for several months to purchase the freehold, and have… read more