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The HGV weight restrictions on Merlin Way and Kingfisher Drive will be permanent!

April 27, 2016 |

Cllr Dale Heenan, “Finally! When the original weight restriction expired after reaching the legal maximum time limit, I managed to convince the Council to introduce a new modified version of the weight restriction which banned all HGV’s on Kingfisher Drive to … Read More

HGV Weight restriction moved to Kingfisher Drive, Covingham

July 17, 2015 |

For the last 18 months, there has been an trial traffic regulation order applied to Merlin way to tackle the problem of HGV’s cutting through Covingham to reach places like Dorcan Industrial Estate. The 7 tonne weight limit will now … Read More

9 years of work leads to HGV ban started today on Merlin Way!

December 18, 2013 |

The 7.5 tonne weight restriction traffic regulation order on Merlin Way by Swindon Borough Council started on Thursday 19th December 2014.

Cllr Dale Heenan, “In 2005, I secured the signs near the A419 Slip road and Oxford to direct HGVs away … Read More

Council orders signs for Merlin Way HGV ban!

November 2, 2013 |

Dale Heenan “I am pleased to let local residents know that Swindon Borough Council has approved plans for a weight restriction along Merlin Way which will ban HGV’s from using the road. The road signs have been ordered so we … Read More

HGV’s to be banned from Merlin Way!

June 27, 2013 |

A 7.5tonne weight restriction scheme on Merlin Way is be designed in September and, after undergoing the statutory consultation, will lead to a ban on hgv’s using the road to cut through Covingham.

Cllr Dale Heenan ” … Read More

Council details of Merlin Way / Kingfisher Drive weight limits

September 29, 2015 |

The public notice is posted below, along with the statement of reasons and a PDF plans for where the 7.5 tonne weight limits apply. PUBLIC NOTICE




Merlin Way weight limit to be reintroduced next week plus Kingfisher Drive

September 29, 2015 |

Earlier this evening, Cllr Dale Heenan delivered a letter to residents in the Merlin Way area to update them on what is happening to the road. Below is a copy of the letter.


Dear resident,

I am pleased to … Read More

Labour Cllr Julian Price should be ashamed of his leaflet says Covingham Parish Council

November 29, 2013 |

Labour Councillor Julian Price has found himself in more trouble over his latest leaflet where he claims credit for action on HGV traffic on Merlin Way.

Cllr Dale Heenan “We knew Julian Price was telling pork pies in his party … Read More

Labour Councillor for Covingham & Dorcan caught telling pork pies again!

October 24, 2013 |


The Labour Councillor for Covingham and Dorcan  has been caught red handed once again misleading local residents about the two local Conservative Councillors, Richard Hurley and Dale Heenan.

Dale Heenan, “In the current Labour leaflet being delivered, which is … Read More