End in sight for Barratt’s road surfacing

Raised ironworks surrounded by barriers in Holne Road
It’s taken over six months, a change of contractor and a dispute with Swindon Borough Council for Barratt Homes to complete the surfacing of their roads in East Wichel.
It’s over six months since Barratt Homes announced that road surfacing would take up to two months and be complete by mid-March. Now, after several delays including a change of contractor and a dispute with Swindon Borough Council, the end is finally in sight for their work.

A letter to residents of Holne Road, Rylane, Timoney Place and part of Brentfore Street explains that all the roads will be given a levelling surface — or ‘regulated’ in the road layers’ jargon — on Friday 29 July. The final surface will be laid in Holne Road and Rylane on Monday 1 August and in Timoney Place and Brentfore Street on Tuesday 2 August.