See below for details of road, bus and rail information links across our area.
M4 Closures during Sept & Oct 2020
Local stretches of the M4 will be closed for resurfacing work:
- 9pm Fri 11 Sept to 6am Mon 14 Sept – M4 eastbound between J15 (Swindon east) and J14 (Hungerford)
- 9pm Fri 1 Oct to 6am on Mon 5 Oct – M4 eastbound between J13 (Chieveley) and J12 (Theale)
Highways England has said that significant delays are expected during the closures.
More information from Highways Agency info@highwaysengland.
General Road & Traffic Information
There are several sources which provide information about roadworks, delays and closures and traffic incidents:
Traffic Update provides similar information but the site is harder to search in rural areas (though you can find information on specific trunk roads easily using the menu at the top).
For information generally on major road projects, please visit the Highways England website.
Waze App gives you the best route in real time with help from fellow drivers.
@WBerksRoads twitter feed about roadworks and reported problems through West Berks Council.
Click here for how to report reporting problems with roads and pavements (including faulty traffic lights, potholes, abandoned cars and many other issues) in West Berkshire, Wiltshire, Swindon and Vale of White Horse.
- 7 – 11 Sept inclusive there will be an additional service stopping at Hungerford at 0807 and arriving Newbury at 0815.
- From 14 Sept there will be a permanent solution of a 0756 from Hungerford, arriving Newbury 0807 – also stopping at Kintbury en route.
Information supplied by the following district councils can be found here:
Community bus services
Community minibus and car schemes provide transport services primarily, but not exclusively, for older and disabled people in West Berkshire; Wiltshire & Swindon; Wantage. They often need volunteer drivers.