See below for details of road, bus and rail information links across our area.

A Highways England Notification – M4 J15 / A346 / A419 overnight closures 23 July to 7 September 2021  

Highways England are currently upgrading the approaches to M4  J15 and the A419. As part of these works the following overnight closures will be in place. Please note, the road will be open as usual during the day and over the weekend. 

23 July to 10 August – Mon to Fri overnight 8pm to 6am The east side of the J15 roundabout will be closed and there will be no access onto the roundabout from the A419 southbound. The M4 westbound exit-slip and M4 eastbound entry-slip will also be closed. 

11 August to 7 September – Mon to Fri overnight 8pm to 6am The west side of the J15 roundabout will be closed and there will be no access onto the roundabout from the A346 northbound, or off the roundabout to the A419 northbound. The M4 eastbound exit-slip and M4 westbound entry-slip will also be closed. 

Our ref: 561621 

All traffic management will be removed over the August Bank Holiday period. 

Locally signed diversions will be in place and we would encourage all drivers to stick to the officially signed route.  

Thank you for your patience whilst these works are carried out. We’ll make every effort to ensure the impact on the local community is kept to a minimum. We always aim to work to the programme, however unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes to it.  Please monitor to keep updated.          

If you would like further information about this work, please contact Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7 or email:   



General Road & Traffic Information

There are several sources which provide information about roadworks, delays and closures and traffic incidents: and provide essentially the same information about roadworks and traffic incidents but their interfaces and functionality differs.

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 or follow @HighwaysSEAST on twitter.

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.

West Berkshire Council, Swindon Council, and Wiltshire Council have links to maps of their areas showing roadworks and delays. The Vale of White Horse Council’s section is rather less useful.

Reporting problems

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.


National Rail Enquiries

Great Western Railways operate services in this area. Worth checking their Journey Checker before you travel.

Bedwyn Train Passenger Group provides information on any issues or disruptions between Theale and Bedwyn. Please email to go on their mailing list.

Bus services

Information supplied by the following district councils can be found here:

West Berkshire
Vale of White Horse
Wiltshire (Connecting Wiltshire)

Community bus services

Community minibus and car schemes provide transport services primarily, but not exclusively, for older and disabled people in West BerkshireWiltshire & SwindonWantage. They often need volunteer drivers or 

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