Regent Circus Road Closures

Temporary Road Closures At Regent Circus For Resurfacing Work Overnight road closures are to be introduced at Regent Circus next month as vital improvement works near completion. From 8pm to 6am on Monday 6 August, Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August, the road by the Central Library and MECA will be closed to allow for… read more

Transport Report – August 2018

We wish to pass on an apology from Stagecoach West Bus Company for the loss of the Service 81 for two mornings because of the roadworks through Wroughton, which put the village into gridlock and they were unable to bring the bus back for the 09.50 service into Swindon.  This means that a number of… read more

Council to take action on nuisance parking

Inconsiderate drivers who double park and block dropped kerbs and driveways could soon be fined under new powers that will be taken up by Swindon Borough Council later this year. Following a recent Cabinet meeting, the Council is proposing to implement powers under the Traffic Management Act which would see fines of up to £105… read more

Easing Congestion At Mannington

Easing Congestion At Mannington Work to create more queuing space for traffic on the approach to Mannington Roundabout from Tewkesbury Way has been rescheduled. This is because overnight resurfacing cannot take place until Thurs, 5 and Fri, 6 July. The long traffic island on Tewkesbury Way will be removed the week before (starting Monday, 25 June). By completing… read more

The Highway Code Rule Change

The Highway Code: Rule Change For Motorways The Highway Code section about motorways will be changing on Wednesday, 4 June 2018. The change to rule 253 will now allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons with an approved driving instructor. This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely.

Transport Report – June 2018

There is a new app for mobile phone users to buy tickets which can be read from the phone by the ticket machine on the bus.  The new app is called Click it 2 ride. A number of improvements have been made at Regent’s Circus, Swindon with a new bus lane and stops and new… read more

M4 Junction 16 Now Fully Open

M4 Junction 16 now fully open after multi-million pound upgrade A scheme to create extra capacity at one of Swindon and Wiltshire’s busiest junctions is now fully operational. The multi-million pound upgrade of Junction 16 of the M4, which has been fully opened on time, will ensure it can cope with future traffic levels and… read more

Investing And Improving

Improving Mannington Roundabout An improvement scheme has been developed with the aim to ease congestion at Mannington and Provide more reliable journey times. From Tuesday (8th May) ground investigations will begin. They Will then be removing the traffic island which will reduce the bus lane approaching the roundabout on Tewkesbury Way, Providing more space on… read more