Tag: Mill Lane

Mill Lane’s temporary chicane

Mill Lane reopened today, Monday 29th November, three weeks later than originally planned. The works were extended after drains and unmapped services were found, which needed attention from utility companies. The original plan for the works saw the road reopening with temporary traffic lights, and that has now happened. But there’s a chicane to negotiate

Date set for Mill Lane closure

A sign has appeared at the Old Town end of Mill Lane stating that the lane will close permanently from 26th April. The road will initially close to all traffic where it passes under the old railway line path, whilst a turning area for vehicles is constructed. It will then reopen for pedestrians and cyclists only,

February road closures

Getting out of Wichelstowe towards the west could be difficult in the second half of February. Mill Lane will be closed from 15th to 23rd February between Waitrose car park and the bridge over the motorway to allow works on nearby houses being built. The traffic calming on Mill Lane will also be replaced at the same

Mill Lane closed for new bridge signs

Mill Lane will be closed today only, 24 March, to allow new signs to be installed on the bridge that carries the old railway line footpath. There will be new signs on the approaches to the bridge and also at the junction of Mill Lane with Foxham Way near Waitrose. Also starting today on Mill

Churn junction progress

Work on the junction of Mill Lane and Foxham Way near the new Wichelstowe Waitrose appears to have made good progress in the last few weeks, on track for Foxham Way to reopen at midday on Monday 10 February. In addition to the work at the junction itself, a central reserve and has been added

Shop developments and continuing road closures

During last week the area facing East Wichel Way where Taylor Wimpey have planning permission to build a parade of shops has been cleared and levelled. It looks a promising sign, but as these shops have been so long coming — planning permission was originally granted on 6 May 2011 — we’ll wait until building

Foxham Way to close for almost two months

Foxham Way will be closed from Monday 2 December until 20 December, and again from 2 January until late January. The closure is to allow the junction with Mill Lane to be replaced with a roundabout. The works are in preparation for the opening of the supermarket being built there. There have been temporary traffic

Mill Lane closure – date confirmed

Swindon Borough Council have now confirmed that Mill Lane will close on Monday 22 July between its junctions with Foxham Way and Wharf Road. Some preparatory work will be done on the road the week before. The closure is starting a month later than previously advertised, but the lane is still expected to re-open in

Mill Lane to close

Swindon Borough Council has announced that Mill Lane is to be closed for eight months between its junctions with Foxham Way and Wharf Road. This is to allow preparatory drainage work for the Wichelstowe District Centre. The closure will be from mid-June to January. Long-term plans are that Mill Lane between Beavan’s Bridge and Mill