Highways & Transport Committee

The Committee meets once a month.  The main areas of responsibility and interest are:

  • Christmas lights
  • CCTV
  • Dog Bins
  • Hungerford In Bloom
  • Public Toilets and in particular Church Street Toilets
  • Salt Bins
  • Defibrillators
The Town Council are, through the Highways and Transport committee, facilitators to West Berkshire Council by reporting defects and are consulted on proposed changes on the following topics:   
  • Bus routes and railway station
  • Parking
  • Public Highways, Footways and Footpaths
  • Street Cleaning
  • Street Lighting

The public highways and footways are owned and maintained by West Berkshire Council as the Highway Authority. If you have concerns about road maintenance you should call Streetcare on 01635 551111. The website is westberks.gov.uk or email to streetcare@westberks.gov.uk.

KEY ISSUES

Christmas Lights are one of the main expenses under the control of this Committee. If you are interested in helping with our Christmas lights please contact the Clerk.

Litter on the Streets

Hungerford has a dedicated Street Cleaner employed by West Berkshire Council, but if you notice litter let us or Streetcare know and we will try and get it cleared up.

Parking

The Town Council has urged West Berkshire Council to amend the parking tariffs to help provide more short term parking spaces.

SIDs (Speed Indicator Devices)

Are you aware of any areas of speeding concern in Hungerford? Training is available to use the SIDs to help reduce speed.