Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Transport, Street Scene and Flooding

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the schemes to be included in the Council’s 2023/24 Highways Capital Programme.


I approve that:


(i)             The proposed funding allocations and scheme lists for 2023/24, as outlined in Appendix 1 of this report, be approved.


(ii)            The additional pothole funding and its use be noted. This decision was published on 29 June 2023 and will come into force on 10 July 2023

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that the Highways Capital Programme is prioritised and targeted towards schemes that meet the Council’s transport policies and goals.

Alternative options considered:

The proposed schemes and expenditure included in the proposed Highways Capital Programme are considered to provide the best package of measures to meet the Council’s objectives, to maintain the highway infrastructure efficiently, and to selectively improve it to deliver transport schemes to support community aspirations where these are consistent with the goals, objectives and transport strategies set out in the LTP.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Wiltshire’s third Local Transport Plan (LTP) was developed in consultation with local councils, community groups and other stakeholders.  The Highways Capital Programme has subsequently been developed to reflect the aims of LTP3, and the transport aspirations of local people.


Many of the improvement projects recommended for funding in 2023/24 have been identified by the local community through the development of community area plans, area transport strategies, and school travel plans, or through the Area Board’s Local Highway and Footway Improvement Groups (LHFIGs).


The proposed highways major maintenance programme is based on identified need, and the main surfacing proposals have been reviewed by the relevant Area Boards or the local LHFIG.

Contact: Dave Thomas - Tel:01225 713312 email:

Publication date: 29/06/2023

Date of decision: 29/06/2023

Date comes into force if not called in: 08/07/2023

Call-in deadline date: 07/07/2023

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