Two popular Swindon paths are being improved to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. Work has begun at two separate locations to encourage more people to use local cycle/pedestrian routes across the town. This week work began to improve the surface of the Old Town railway path, which runs from Signal Way… read more
The latest Your Swindon newletter is now available. The update covers cornavirus announcements, facemasks, Eat Out to Help Out scheme, environment and Junction 15 roadwork information. View the newsletter here.
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
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
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
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
Villages in rural parts of Swindon could benefit from new flexible bus services, if Swindon Borough Council is successful with two government funding bids. You can read more about the story from the link below. SBC bids to improve bus services
Further to my letter in May, I wanted to advise that resurfacing work along the M4 between junctions 12 and 15 is ongoing and progressing well. In July we have the first of our weekend closures along the M4. These are required as some sections of resurfacing will replace all layers down to the foundations…. read more
General details and impacts of roadworks in Swindon are available to view on SBC’s interactive map. Find out about local roadworks
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.