Chippenham snow updates: Traffic, school closures, public transport

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By nhavergal | Friday, January 18, 2013, 09:19

Heavy snowfall overnight has caused schools to be closed, public transport to be delayed and traffic chaos across Wiltshire. 

The following schools have been closed in Wiltshire due to the weather:

School Closures

Abbeyfield School, Chippenham

The Corsham School is closed however exams timetabled for today are still taking place.

Box C of E Primary School

Bratton Primary School

Christchurch Primary School, Bradford on Avon

Clarendon College, Trowbridge

Corsham Primary School

Corsham Regis Primary School

Fitzmaurice Primary School, Bradford on Avon 

Frogwell Primary School, Chippenham

Grove Primary School, Trowbridge

Hilperton C of E Primary School, Trowbridge

Holbrook Primary School, Trowbridge

Ivy Lane Primary School, Chippenham

The John of Gaunt School, Trowbridge

Kings Lodge Community School, Chippenham

King's Park Primary School, Melksham

Larkrise School, Trowbridge

Longmeadow Primary School, Trowbridge

Lypiatt Primary and Early Year's Centre, Corsham

Manor C of E Primary School, Melksham

The Mead Primary School, Trowbridge

Melksham Oak Primary School (exams still going ahead)

Monkton Park Primary School, Chippenham

New Close Community Primary School, Trowbridge

North Bradley C of E Primary School, North Bradley near Trowbridge

Paxcroft School, Trowbridge

Pinecroft, Warminster

Queen's Crescent School, Chippenham

St Augustine's, Trowbridge

St John's Catholic School, Trowbridge

St Laurence School, Bradford on Avon

Saint Mary's Church of England School, Marlborough

Saint Mary's R.C Primary School, Chippenham

Saint Nicholas School, Chippenham

St Patrick's Catolic Primary School, Corsham

St Peter's C of E Primary School, Chippenham

St Peter's Junior School, Marlborough

Sambourne CE VC Primary School, Warminster

Shaw C of E Primary School, Melksham

Sheldon School, Chippenham

Studley Green Primary School, Trowbridge

Walwayne Court School, Trowbridge

Westbury C of E Junior School, Westbury

Westbury Infants School, Westbury

Westbury Leigh C of E Primary School, Westbury

Young People's Support Service, Trowbridge


Rowden Hill going towards Malmesbury Road has slow moving traffic.

The A4 going towards Bath from the Sainsbury's roundabout, the traffic is currently at a standstill.

The M4 Westbound between the A3102 and the A350 has slow moving traffic due to an accident. Delays on the motorway expected throughout the day.

London Road is closed due to ice on the road. Please avoid this area.

Public Transport

South West train are not running any services in Wiltshire today however tickets are valid on First Great Western Trains.

 First Great Western train line delays between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour affecting stations, Bath Spa, Trowbridge, Westbury and Warminster.

First Great Western train line delays between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington affecting stations Chippenham and Melksham.


Wiltshire Council has confirmed Chippenham's market will be cancelled today due to the snow.

Wiltshire Council has announced no dustbin service will be running today.

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