Transport for Christmas and New Year

Transport Report – Christmas and New Year   The Christmas and New Year bus services, serving Chiseldon are as follows:  Normal Monday-Saturday services in the week before Christmas. There are no buses on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Normal services on 27th December to 30th December. Limited buses on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day…. read more

Transport Report to the Rigeway Bell January 2018 Edition

Transport Report – December 2017 We have had good news as Stagecoach West buses now take contactless payments. From Sunday 12th November you can pay up to the value of £30, which will cover most tickets, including weekly tickets. This means that all three bus companies serving the Chiseldon area, now take contactless payment. The… read more

Latest Junction 16 update

Latest Update On Junction 16 Over the next few weeks Junction 16 will see some big changes. On the morning of Tuesday 28 November users will notice a significant difference in the road layout south of the roundabout as a new temporary road layout comes into action. The Lydiard Fields no right turn is expected… read more

Butt Road Closure update

Road Closure on Butt Road update The new provisional date for the road closure and re-surfacing is now 9th to 11th Jan 2018. More details on the road closure will be posted when these dates are confirmed.  

Dorcan cycle route improvements

Swindon Borough Council’s in-house contractor has just finished work to improve the surface of the cycleway which runs between Faraday Road and Dorcan Way, to the south of Dorcan Academy. The path was in a very poor state of repair with raised manhole covers creating trip hazards and several areas where low spots were causing… read more

Junction 16 update

Junction 16 continues to progress steadily. The vacuum excavator was on site last week, allowing the contractor to avoid hand digging around services. The site remains a hive of activity as the team prepares the road for the upcoming traffic switch. Hook Street, which links Whitehill Way in West Swindon to the village of Hook,… read more

Another successful Liftshare Week!!

Liftshare Week 1.4 million miles were saved during this year’s Liftshare Week, which took place earlier in October. The week aims to raise awareness of the benefits of sharing cars, and attracted new members to join There are now 2885 people registered, either looking to give or receive lifts. The average car sharer saves… read more

New cycle parking map

We’ve launched a new interactive cycle parking map for Swindon. The clickable map grades the cycle parking into red, yellow and green (poor, acceptable and good) and gives a photo to help people identify the parking. Although there are over 130 parking spots on the map already, we appreciate it’s a work in progress, and… read more

Temporary Closure of Butts Road, Chiseldon

Notice of temporary road closure – Butts road, Chiseldon This Order is being introduced to allow contractors to carry out resurfacing works and will prohibit vehicles from proceeding on Butts Road. Traffic will be diverted via Marlborough Road, New Road, May’s Lane and High Street. The Order will come into force on the 20th November… read more

Junction 16 update

The team would like to thank you for your ongoing patience during the construction works over the last week during the overnight closures of the A3102 (Swindon Road). Inside the northern section of the roundabout the contractor is continuing to carry out earthworks, drainage and culvert works. At the M4 westbound off slip nearside the… read more