Transport Report – September 2019

Following the changes to Service 80 which came in at the beginning of August, a number of residents have noticed a lot of time gaps in the timetable, which is over three hours in some cases. On Saturday mornings, passengers travelling to Marlborough Saturday market need to catch an early bus from the Landmark stop… read more

Notice of Temporary Road Closure – B4005 Hodson Lane, Chiseldon, Swindon

PUBLIC NOTICE SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 – THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 Notice Of Temporary Road Closure – B4005 Hodson Lane, Chiseldon, Swindon This Order is being introduced to allow ground investigation works to the Hodson embankment and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the B4005 Hodson Lane between Broome Manor Lane and… read more

Public asked for their views on two consultations which will shape Swindon’s future transport needs

People living in Swindon will get the chance to have their say on options to improve traffic movements in the town centre, and a new policy which sets out how new developments should make appropriate provision for the parking of cars, motorcycles and bikes. Consultations on both Swindon Borough Council’s draft Town Centre Movement Strategy… read more

Your Swindon E-Newsletter July 2019

How we fix potholes We know Swindon’s roads aren’t perfect. We have started a two week campaign to help you understand how we repair potholes on our 510 mile road network. Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter to see what we have been up to. You can also get involved too. Our team regularly inspect… read more

Highways E-Newsletter July 2019

Find out more about the New Eastern Villages The New Eastern Villages will be one of the largest greenfield developments in the country. It will feature 8,000 homes, new schools, employment spaces and community and leisure facilities. The New Eastern Villages team are holding three drop-in sessions to give residents the chance to find out… read more

Notice of Temporary Road Closure – Mays Lane, Chiseldon

Swindon Borough Council Section 14 – The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 Notice of Temporary Road Closure – Mays Lane, Chiseldon This Order is being introduced to allow fibre optic works and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on Mays Lane between Turnball and New Road. Traffic will be diverted via Turnball, B4005 New Road and… read more

Council’s starts campaign to explain how potholes are fixed

Swindon Borough Council is running a two week campaign explaining how potholes are fixed and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to join the hundreds of people already reporting them. Over recent years potholes have become a major issue for residents, especially following last year’s ‘Beast from the East’ which caused extensive damage to… read more

Transport Report August 2019

We now have details of the new Sunday bus service. This is changing from Stagecoach West to Salisbury Reds but will be operated by Thamesdown. It will be a service 80, running two hourly, not an X5. It will run down the back road between Chiseldon and Ogbourne St George, via Draycot Foliat. The timetable… read more