Category Archives: Traffic & Roadworks

Closure of Old Vicarage Lane access for A420 – Updated

Due to an overnight bridge inspection, there will be no access from Old Vicarage Lane onto the A420 on Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th January 2016 from 9pm to 6am.

Please note that this has moved from January 16th 2016.


Road closures and disruptions: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November

On Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November, the roads between the Gablecross/Sainsbury’s roundabout and the White Hart roundabout will be reduced to one lane between 9:30am and 3:30pm. This is to allow patch repairs to parts of the carriageway. The lane closures will be moved as those sections requiring work are repaired.

Road Closures & disruptions: Saturday 3rd October onwards

On Saturday 3rd October, two crews from Swindon Borough Council will be working on Old Vicarage Lane from 8am until 6pm. They will be applying a surface dressing (which involves laying a new surface across the top of the existing road to ensure weather resistance in the approaching winter).

During this time, Old Vicarage Lane will be closed to all traffic from the Thornhill Road junction to the Nightingale Lane junction.

At the same time, work will begin on some patch repair work on Highworth Road. This will occur at various points along the road but the crews will operate a give/take traffic control system to minimise the disruption. This work will run until Wednesday 7th October.

Should you experience any issues with the work, please contact the Parish Clerk, Claire Penny on