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Department for Transport local highways maintenance funding 2018

In October 2018, the Chancellor announced in the Budget that the Government was allocating a further £420 million of new money for local highway maintenance.

This additional resource was allocated using the highways maintenance funding formula. It was available to spend on the repair of roads (including potholes), bridges and local highways infrastructure generally.

We were allocated a total of £1,241,000 from this fund. We used this to fund a range of carriageway resurfacing schemes, pothole repair and patching projects, and street lighting improvements. You can find full details of the work on this page.

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Programme of carriageway resurfacing and strengthening schemes

Location Area Locality Extents Site length (m) Proposed treatment
Berton Close (section) Blunsdon North West section 150 Plane and surface AC
Birchwood Road/ Tudor Crescent/ Ruckley Gardens Lower Stratton North East Full length 550 Plane and surface AC
Brookfield (section) Highworth North Mid section 220 Plane and surface AC
C144 The Avenue, Stanton (section) Stanton Fitzwarren North East Road narrows south of village to Trenchard Road 500 Plane and surface TSCS
Church View Highworth North Full length 60 Plane and surface AC
Finchdale/ Merlin Way Slip Covingham East Full length/ Full length south west side 275 Plane and surface AC
Flint Hill (section) Toothill West Stokesay Drive junction to Idovers Drive 330 Plane and surface HRA
Furlong Close Haydon Wick North Full length 260 Plane and surface AC
Gainsborough Way (section) Freshbrook West Worsley Road to Pendennis Road junction 300 Plane and surface HRA
Home Farm, Highworth (northern road) Highworth North Full Area of northern part of Home Farm 360 Plane and surface AC
Liden Drive (sections) Liden East Tryon Close to Okebourne Park south (excluding Sedgebrook roundabout area); Okebourne Park north to Snodshill 500 Plane and surface HRA
Mays Lane/ High Street (section), Chiseldon Chiseldon South Station Road to New Road 290 Plane and surface HRA
Robinsgreen Covingham East Full length 260 Plane and surface AC
Rowton Heath Way (section) Freshbrook West Beaumaris Road to Gainsborough Way including entrance section to Castle Dore 410 Plane and surface HRA
Sarsen Close Old Town South Full length 160 Plane and surface AC
Sparcells Drive Shaw West Full length 700 Plane and surface HRA
St Michaels Avenue (section) Highworth North Church View to old subway (between Home Farm turnings) 620 Plane and surface HRA
Stokesay Drive (section) Toothill West Pevensey Way to Conisborough junction 180 Plane and surface HRA
Woodchester/ Springhill Close/ Heronbridge Close Westlea West Full length 530 Plane and surface AC

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Carriageway potholes and repairs

Location Area Locality Extents Site length (m) Proposed treatment
Pothole repair and patching project - various locations Various Various n/a n/a Pothole repair and patching
New Town Lane, Bishopstone - Structural patching n/a n/a Intermittent lengths n/a Structural patching

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Programme of street lighting improvements

Private cable network upgrades

Location Area Locality Extents Site length (m) Proposed treatment
Faraday Road/Wheatstone Road Dorcan East 80m section around junction n/a Overlay and road crossing
Newcombe Drive Mannington North Central   n/a Overlay
Colingsmead  Eldene East L/C 15 n/a Overlay and possible DNO connection
Kennett Avenue Haydon Wick North Central   n/a Overlay and DNO connection
Millbuck Close Elgin North Central L/C 1 & 2 n/a Overlay and DNO connection
Ashington Way Westlea West L/C 1 n/a Overlay and DNO connection

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Subway lighting updgrades

Location Area Locality Extents Site length (m) Proposed treatment
Whitehill Way Freshbrook West Subway adjacent to Windmill Hill Business Park n/a Replace fire damaged lighting units
Roughmoor Way (2 sites) Shaw West Both subways beneath Roughmoor Way n/a Replace unrepairable lighting units

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