Gantry removal postponed due to weather

Earlier this month, we were hoping to remove the overhead gantry by the former Toys R Us car park exit on the A420. However, severe weather conditions caused by recent storms has meant that this work has had to be postponed. A new date has now been selected for the removal of the gantry: the… read more

Swindon to submit bid to be the first Electric Bus Town

Swindon Borough Council is charging ahead with a bid to the Government to improve the Borough’s air quality. The Council has teamed up with Swindon’s two main bus service providers – Swindon’s Bus Company, owned by Go South Coast, and Stagecoach West – as it aims to become the country’s first Electric Bus Town. Transport… read more

M4 J15 Badbury

Highways England operates, maintains and improves England’s motorways and major A roads. I am writing to let you know we will shortly be carrying out works in this area. The works As part of our commitment ot improve traffic flow in this area, we plan to improve capacity on the A419 by adding a dedicated… read more

Wichelstowe Southern Access Road

Work to build the embankment south of the M4 is progressing well. The embankment will play a major part in how we will create a tunnel under the M4 without closing the road. We will be explaining how this will work in future editions. You may have noticed that average speed cameras have been installed… read more

Mannington road improvement scheme complete

Shoppers using Mannington Retail Park are benefitting from a scheme which will significantly improve congestion at a major Swindon roundabout. A new slip road from the retail park directly onto Great Western Way has just been opened, which will reduce the amount of traffic leaving the shopping area at the Wootton Bassett Road exit and… read more