New Road Survey

It is 4 years since changes were made by Swindon Borough Council to New Road, to reduce speeding and make the road safer for cars accessing the road from Canney Close and The Canney, as well as pedestrians, and cyclists. We would like to understand how people now feel about the change, how well is… read more

Reducing congestion at Junction 15 of the M4

Highways England have reduced the eastbound offslip down to one lane to allow them to reposition the service chambers. They have also begun embankment work on the bottom southeast corner of the A419 and civil work on the south side of the roundabout. At the end of the month Highways England are planning to resurface… read more

Council turns Swindon’s traffic lights green

Swindon’s traffic lights have been switched to LEDs as the Council moves towards a greener future. Sixty-seven of Swindon’s traffic light sites have been upgraded from halogen bulbs to low power environmentally friendly LEDs. The upgrade will save Swindon Borough Council more than £33,000 in energy and maintenance costs per year and will reduce the… read more

Update from Steve Maddern, Director of Public Health

Earlier this week the Government introduced a three tiered system of local ‘COVID Alert Levels’ in England. Every area of England now falls into three categories – medium, high or very high, depending on the local rate of infection. As Swindon’s infection rate currently remains significantly below the average in England, it falls under the… read more

Proposed Traffic Order – Turnball, Chiseldon

PUBLIC NOTICE Swindon Borough Council (Waiting and Loading Restrictions and Parking Places Consolidation) Order 2017 (Variation No. 17) Order 2020 Notice is GIVEN of Swindon Borough Council’s intention to make the above Order under the provisions of The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and The Traffic Management Act 2004, the effect of which is to… read more