Parking Layby

We have been advised by SBC that the new parking layby will be installed on New Road (near Castle View Road and Station Road) on 6th November. We are currently finding out if there will be traffic lights or other road restrictions in this area during this time. The layby is not designated as allocated… read more

M4 Junction 15 (Swindon, Wiltshire)

M4 Junction 15 – Resurfacing Kier Highway, on behalf of Highways England, will be resurfacing sections of the roundabouts at junction 15 to address defects such as Potholes and low skid resistance areas. In order to carry out the work as efficiently and safely as possible, the eastern and western sides of the roundabout non-consecutively…. read more

Greenbridge Roundabout

Dorcan Way Lining The lining layout on the Dorcan Way approach to the Greenbridge roundabout will be revised to allow for left turning traffic to use both the left and middle lanes. The lining removal and painting is planned to be carried out on the night of Monday 23th October and a revised advance direction sign… read more

Thamesdown’s new fleet of buses

Thamesdown Buses Thamesdown Buses has invested a further £2M on 13 brand new, low emission single deck buses that feature contactless payment, USB charging points and free wifi for its customers. These new buses will be featuring on the roads very soon across the town’s network.

Draycott Foliat bus stop

Improvements to be made to the Draycott Foliat bus stop Swindon Borough Council have advised that work will go ahead to improve the Draycott Foliat bus stop on the 7th October. They will move the pole with the timetable to a more visible location for the bus driver to see, cut back the tree and… read more

Transport report – October 2017

Upcoming changes and situation with buses as well as concerns of vegetation and overgrowth as bus stops It has been brought to our notice by residents and bus users in the Chiseldon area that many bus stops have become very overgrown. A site meeting has taken place at Draycot Foliat to look at this problem,… read more

A419 final resurfacing work – road closure

A major maintenance scheme to resurface both sides of the A419, is in the final stages. The northbound section from the A420 to the Turnpike roundabout will be closed until next Thursday. (21 September 2017) Drivers can obtain up-to-the-minute travel information by phoning the Highways England Information Line on 0300 123 5000 or by accessing their… read more

Junction 16 update

This weeks construction on Junction 16 has seen the start of the Lydiard Fields work, with the road surface being broken out. Elsewhere on the junction, the area between Hay Lane and Wootton Bassett Road is starting to take shape as the kerbs are installed. Drainage works are ongoing on the eastbound and westbound slip roads,… read more

Transport Report – September 2017

Finally, after a long process, we have lost our evening bus service.  The parish council did try very hard to get some form of service, but the amount of money available to run an evening bus was not great and the figures for the usage were very low.  What is left of this consultation was… read more