Roads and travel news archive
- Next stage of Market Place plans
Work is due to start on 1 March to remove four trees from Market Place in Wokingham town centre, as part of multi-million pound plans to refurbish the area.
27 February 2017
- Nine Mile Ride footway for Finchampstead pupils
Wokingham Borough Council is providing a new Safe Route to School to provide a continuous path for Finchampstead pupils to walk to the new Bohunt School in Arborfield. The route is along Nine Mile...
15 February 2017
- M4 J10 closed 11 November
Highways England (HE) plans to close the junction 10 slip road from the M4 eastbound onto the A329M (towards Reading) overnight on 11 November.
03 February 2017
- Youngsters get behind the wheel at Drive Start
Youngsters get behind the wheel at Drive Start
18 January 2017
- Winter driving advice with car maintenance checks
To help Wokingham Borough residents to be as prepared as possible, Wokingham Borough Council's road safety team is offering free winter driving advice and car maintenance checks at Tesco Superstore,...
16 January 2017
- Market Place trial holes
Wokingham Town Council is due to begin digging a total of 22 trial holes near the Town Hall, starting on 9 January, as part of plans to refurbish Market Place.
06 January 2017
- Highways England major maintenance on the M4/ J10
From Monday 17 October, Highways England (HE) is due to start work at Junction 10 of the M4 on two projects on the slip roads linking the motorway with the A329 (M).
22 December 2016
- Preparing for winter weather
It's your responsibility to protect your property from flooding, so follow these handy tips to help prepare you.
13 December 2016
- Shinfield Eastern Relief Road now due to open next year
Freezing temperatures, last minute construction glitches and a busy schedule of roadworks nearby have pushed the opening of the Shinfield Eastern Relief Road (SERR) into early next year.
09 December 2016
- Free Saturday daytime parking this festive period
After the success of last year's scheme, Wokingham Borough Council is proud to announce that free daytime car parking on the three Saturdays (December 3, 10 and 17) leading up to Christmas is...
29 November 2016
- Council driving towards more electric car charging points
Six electric car charging points have been installed across the Wokingham Borough; at the council offices on Shute End, Old Forest Road, and two at Winnersh and Mereoak Park and Rides.
15 November 2016
- Wargrave Road – Temporary closed
Wargrave Road will be closed between overnight (between 8pm and 6am) from Monday 10 October until Monday 24 October between A4 Bath Road and Wargrave High Street.
10 October 2016
- Your Time to Shine
Next month (October), Wokingham Borough Council will be running a competition in partnership with My Journey Wokingham and Safer Roads Wokingham to highlight the importance of being seen during the...
30 September 2016
- Billy the Beacon and friends teach children about road safety
More than 3,000 pupils at Wokingham Borough primary and pre-schools will be welcoming a special guest during the next three weeks (October 3 to 20) when road safety guru Louis Taylor teaches them all...
30 September 2016
- Final prep for civil parking enforcement application
The final piece of preparation for Wokingham Borough Council's application for Civil Parking Enforcement powers has this week (29 September) been agreed.
30 September 2016
- Denmark Street – Temporary closure
Denmark Street, Wokingham will be temporary closed from Monday 26 September to Wednesday 28 September (overnight works)
23 September 2016
- Winnersh Triangle and Mereoak Park and Rides achieve Park Mark Award
Winnersh Triangle and Mereoak Park and Rides in the Wokingham Borough have achieved the national Park Mark Safer Parking Award.
14 September 2016
- Shinfield Eastern Relief Road update – bridge over M4
As from today (7 Sept), traffic heading north out of Shinfield will use the new bridge over the M4 connecting to the Black Boy roundabout, which has until now only been open to motorists travelling...
07 September 2016
- Wokingham Borough Council challenges commuters not to drive this September
In a bid to help reduce air pollution and improve health and wellbeing, Wokingham Borough Council has launched a commuter challenge this September.
02 September 2016
- Successful bike bonanza comes to Finchampstead
To launch the new Bike Hub in Finchampstead, Wokingham Borough Council's road safety team and My Journey Wokingham delivered a free fun-filled day of cycling activities last week (August 18).
23 August 2016