Swindon Borough Council have approved the changes to the speed limit at Draycot Foliat, to change it from 60mph to 40mph. The works will be scheduled in and we will update you when we hear more.
Please see below a plan showing the routes treated in your area. Please note that Marlborough Road south of The Ridgeway is treated by Wiltshire County and the A419 and M4 are treated by Highways England.
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
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
We’re continuing to make good progress despite restrictions during the pandemic and changes in the way we work to ensure the safety of our workforce. Drainage and embankment works are progressing well in the north east corner of the site on the A419, see below We’ve started widening both the circulatory and the westbound off-slip… read more
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
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
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
A scheme to improve road safety and ease congestion issues outside schools is being launched by Swindon Borough Council. The School Safe Environment Zones (SSEZ) scheme will run over the next five years. At the beginning of each of the five years, a list of schools will be identified. An annual budget of £100,000, funded… read more
The next stage of improvement work at White Hart junction will see the A419 southbound exit slip road closed for seven weeks. From Monday 12 October, motorists travelling southbound on the A419 will need to continue to the Commonhead roundabout before returning to White Hart roundabout as part of the diversion route which will be… read more