M4 J15 Swindon Congestion Relief Scheme

Letter from Highways England, 28th July 2020 Highways England operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads. I am writing to let you know we will begin improvement works on the M4 at J15 on 10 August 2020. On occasion we will need to divert traffic through your Parish and we wanted to… read more

Council awarded funds for road changes to make social distancing easier

Swindon Borough Council has been awarded more than £200,000 from the Government to make changes to the road network to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. The proposed road changes are to facilitate social distancing in Swindon as the local economy begins to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since… read more

Saving energy in Swindon through LED lighting

Swindon Borough Council has partnered up with SSE Enterprise Contracting (SSEC) to provide smart street lighting across the borough. The scheme, which is set to begin next Monday (6 July) and due for completion in November 2021, will see 28,000 street lights converted to LED lanterns, with central controls which use energy efficient technology. The… read more

Latest ‘Highway News’ Newsletter

You can read the complete newsletter here. Dear readers, Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Tuesday (23 June), I wanted to update you on how my team have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, while also continuing to deliver our major transport schemes and essential maintenance programmes. Working with colleagues across the Council we helped… read more

Plans for Gateway into Swindon

The final bid to create a new gateway into Swindon Town Centre has been submitted to Government. The £33m Bus Boulevard scheme would see Fleming Way transformed, improving the experience for bus users, cyclists and pedestrians. See video for details.