Contact & Activities

Participating city

175.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Transport Planning
Claire Fleming
4th Floor Wat Tyler House, Beckhampton Street
SN1 2JH Swindon
++44 01793 466392

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The zone restricted to the private car on 22nd September 2007 is Goddard Avenue in the Old Town area of Swindon. The surrounding area consists of residential land use and the avenue itself, is a fairly heavily used two-way highway which is also currently used as a twice hourly bus service route.