Akers Way reconstruction update

Work is continuing on Akers Way and the road remains closed from St Mary’s Church and Cheney Manor Industrial Estate to enable the contractor to continue with phase 1 of the works.  The diversion route for phase one of the works will be via Cheney Manor Industrial Estate Road, Darby Close and Cheney Manor Road. There will… read more

Swindon is a great place to cycle!

A new map has been published that provides an opportunity for you (and your friends and family) to explore Swindon’s extensive cycle path network. Swindon BUG has placed over 35 checkpoints on or very near cycle paths around the borough.  The idea is to download an activity sheet, grab the map and go out and… read more

Quality bus corridor proposals for Wichelstowe to Swindon town centre

The third round of public consultation for the Wichelstowe to Swindon town centre quality bus corridor took place in late February and March 2017, which included a series of informal public drop-in events and discussions with local stakeholders. The scheme presented plans for Old Town and Mannington roundabout to support the delivery of a faster… read more

M4 J15 proposals – have your say

The Parish Council will be requesting a meeting with Swindon Borough Council to discuss the proposals for the M4 J15 works. If you have any comments on how this scheme can be managed and delivered to be an asset to Chiseldon Parish then please email your comments to clerk@chiseldon-pc.gov.uk for consideration. Mrs Clair Wilkinson Parish… read more

Junction 16 works update

Work to transform Junction 16 of the M4 is progressing well, with over 10,000 hours worked on site in March. The import of clay continues, aided by the warm and dry weather, and the utility diversion works are ongoing. Again, these works are not expected to disrupt anyone’s supplies. Please note that on the 24th, 25th… read more

Akers Way reconstruction now well underway

This week work has begun on the major reconstruction of Akers Way. The road has been closed between St Mary’s Church and Cheney Manor Industrial Estate to enable the contractor to begin phase one of the works which is expected to last up to six weeks. The site compound is now in place and traffic marshals are… read more

Bus timetables over Easter

Easter Bus services Good Friday: only 80/81 are running on a Saturday timetable. Easter Saturday: X5, 80/81 and Thamesdown 70A 72A will be running on normal Saturday timetable. Easter Sunday and Monday: only service 80 running on Sunday timetable (only running 2 hourly as far as Marlborough) For further info look at the bus company… read more

Rail disruption during April

Rail disruption during April From 8th to 23rd April 2017, be aware of potential disruption if you’re travelling through Bath Spa railway station. Network Rail is modernising the station in preparation for new, longer trains which will enter service later this year. The work will include making the platforms wider and will also reduce the stepping… read more