Safe Drive Stay Alive

The Parish Council were pleased to award a grant for this initiative so that young lives can continue to be saved through education of road safety awareness. For more information, see the presentation document from Dorset & Wiltshire Road Safety for Young Drivers.

Highways News

Adult learn to cycle sessions We are starting a free adults’ learn to cycle course at the County Ground Athletics track on Saturday, 11 May. The bikes and equipment are free to use. The flat track is a great place to learn to ride in a traffic-free environment helping you to build up your confidence… read more

Lay-by Parking

Further to our recent consultation with residents, the Parish Council reviewed all the feedback provided and voted on the approval of Option 1 Longitudinal parking. Please see the Norris Close results letter for more information.

Reminder of road works

Road works are due to start on Mays Lane on 8th April for 2 days. Residents vehicle access will be arranged but there may be a small delay as the Traffic Marshal will need to assist them.

Resurfacing Hodson Road

Essential resurfacing work to a section of Hodson Road are scheduled to take place from Monday, 25 until Friday, 29 March. During this time the B4005 Hodson Road, between Chiseldon and Burderop (Toll House) will be closed with no access to vehicles between the hours of 8am and 6pm. Diversions will be in place during… read more

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

Transport Report – April 2019

The dates for the reshaping of Junction 15 of the M4 have been announced. Work is planned to commence on 19th September 2019. This scheme is set to cost £9.5m, with £5m from the Highway Agency and £4.5m from the developers of Badbury Park. So SBC are not having to fund this work. If Junction… read more