Transport Report –March 2019

In early March there are planned road closures of Mays Lane, High Street and the lower part of Station Road. This will allow for road resurfacing over three days, Monday-Wednesday, 4th-6th March, during the hours of 8.00am-6.00pm. These roads are currently in a very poor condition and are to be completely resurfaced, rather just patched… read more

MacMillan Castles Bike 2nd June 2019

Once again the Swindon Macmillan Fundraising committee is looking forward to running this major fundraising event at the beginning of June. The event will be held on Sunday 2nd June and will involve approximately 250 to 300 cyclists using The Ridgeway between Chisledon and Avebury, parts of the White horse Trail, The Railway path between… read more

Transport Report – February 2019

Swindon Borough Council are redeveloping the middle of the town. This has started with Wellington Street being closed for four months. This connects the Bus Station with the Railway Station, so if you are travelling into town to use the railway either by car or bus, please allow an extra five to ten minutes. The… read more

Does your bus pass expire in March 2019?

Don’t worry – you don’t need to do anything. 3,500 English National Concessionary Travel Scheme passes in Swindon will expire on 31st March 2019 and cannot be used on buses after that date. Don’t worry we’ll be in touch We will be sending out your new pass directly to you. Moved address? If you have… read more

New Year heralds the start of work on gateway into Town Centre

Work to create a more welcoming environment for people arriving into Swindon will begin next week. The transformation of Wellington Street, which connects Swindon railway station to the Tri Centre on Manchester Road and Milford Street, will start from Monday (7 Jan) and will see a segregated pedestrian and cycle path created along with a… read more

Council seeks views on draft Air Quality Action Plan

People are being asked for their views on a number of options for reducing pollution on a busy Swindon road. In February this year, Swindon Borough Council declared part of Kingshill Road an Air Quality Management Area after air quality monitoring along the road found that the most common pollutant, nitrogen dioxide (NO2), exceeded the… read more

Swindon Borough Council Highways Update on Road Markings

From Swindon Borough Council Highways: Further to previous correspondence – there appear to be a couple of “windows” in the weather this week that hopefully will allow us to refresh the road markings on the A346 Plough Hill (M4 J15 to Chiseldon). Contractors will work overnight this week to complete the work over several nights… read more