Speed limit lowered from 60mph to 40mph on Draycot Foliat lane

A 40mph speed limit has been imposed on Draycot Close, a country lane in Draycot Foliat south of Chiseldon. Cars were previously allowed to drive at 60mph on the narrow single-carriageway road but Chiseldon parish Council applied to Swindon Borough Council for an order to lower the limit on safety grounds. Parish council chairman Matt… read more

Thamesdown Drive resurfacing

From 21 June sections of Thamesdown Drive are due to be resurfaced. The work will take 6-7 weeks to complete and will take place at the following locations: The Orbital Shopping Park/Eastbury Way junction Link between Redhouse Way and Eastbury Way eastbound only Redhouse Way/Torun Way junction Oakhurst Way/Thursday Street junction Haydon Brook Bridge northbound… read more

M4 Junctions 15 to 14 Eastbound Resurfacing

We’ll shortly be carrying out resurfacing work along a section of the M4 eastbound carriageway near Liddington. For the safety of our workforce and customers, we will be closing the M4 eastbound carriageway between junctions 15 and 14 over 10 nights starting on Monday 7 June 2021 (9pm to 6am, Monday to Friday nights only)…. read more

A new COVID vaccine bus is touring Swindon

As of today (23 April) the COVID-19 case rate in Swindon has increased to 30 per 100,000 compared to the England average of 24 per 100,000. Swindon’s first mobile vaccination clinic – a specially adapted bus – took to the road this week. This will be an invaluable tool that will allow us to target… read more

Parking for Draycot Foliat and Windmill Piece

Cllrs from the Parish Council met remotely with a member of SBC’s Highways department yesterday to understand the work involved in providing layby parking and improved parking for Draycot Foliat and Windmill Piece, funded by the Parish Council. The process is long and complex, but Cllrs and the Parish Council remain committed to completing these… read more

Notice of temporary road closures in Highworth, Blunsdon, Badbury and Bishopstone, Swindon

PUBLIC NOTICE – SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 – THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 Notice Of Temporary Road Closures In Highworth, Blunsdon, Badbury And Bishopstone, Swindon This Order is being introduced to enable essential carriageway surfacing maintenance along key routes of North-East Swindon and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on the following roads: B4000… read more

Day House Lane under bridge closure

6 April to end of October 2021 – no access for pedestrians, cyclists or equestrians Highways England operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads. We’re currently upgrading M4 junction 15 and the junction to the A419, as part of these works it will be necessary to close Day House Lane beneath the… read more

Temporary closure of Broome Manor Lane, Swindon

PUBLIC NOTICE SWINDON BOROUGH COUNCIL SECTION 14 – THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BROOME MANOR LANE, SWINDON This restriction is being introduced for installation of a fire hydrant and will impose a prohibition of driving on Broome Manor north of the access road leading to Nightingale Farm. Alternative Route… read more

Roadworks and traffic interruptions alert

Draycot Lane, Draycot Foliat 22 February — 05 March Delays possible – Traffic control (two-way signals) Works location: Approx 188m south of Yrpes Road SN4 0JG Works description: Excavate in C/W to install x2 DM Pillar with tall aerial and pressure tapping with atplas back fill and reinstate Responsibility for works: Thames Water Current status:… read more