Highways E-Newsletter October 2019

£45m of vital improvements The Government has given us more than £45m to create extra capacity on our highway network before thousands of extra homes are built in Swindon. The funding will be used to make improvements to the White Hart Roundabout in East Swindon as well as creating a new access route into Wichelstowe… read more

Plans for M4 tunnel to go on display

A £26m major highways scheme, which is the next stage in unlocking thousands of homes and employment land at one of Swindon’s newest housing developments, will be unveiled to the public next week. The Wichelstowe Southern Access will create an additional access into Wichelstowe by building a tunnel under the M4 motorway helping to support… read more

Norris Close Lay-by

Work started last week on the Norris Close lay-by. We hope that the success of this scheme means we can look at other parking/road issues in the Parish the same way.

Notice Of Temporary Road Closure – U/C 3072 Known As Medbourne Lane, Liddington And Badbury Lane, Badbury

This Order is being introduced on the grounds of health and safety and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the Unclassified Road 3072 known as Medbourne Lane and Badbury Lane from the junction with Purley Road to the junction with the A346 Marlborough Road. Traffic will be diverted via A346 Marlborough Road and Purley Road…. read more

Transport Report – October 2019

A recent survey of bus usage is indicating a lower number of passengers using the revised services. Unfortunately, unless a sufficient number of people use these bus services, they will be withdrawn. I would therefore encourage you make as much use of the bus services as possible. I would like to point out the three… read more

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