The B4069 Lyneham Banks road which
frequently subsides was at a seriously dangerous condition
in the early spring of 2004, many villagers campaigned
to the local council and county highways department
to get the road repaired. The road is liable to subsidance
owing to under surface erosion caused by spring courseways
and the volume of heavy goods vehicles using the route.
This road was the former A420 Swindon to Chippenham
main route prior to the M4 motorway being built in
The hare crossing has decided to take its life in
its own hands by crossing the mountainous road surface.
The road was repaired during May 2004 at a cost of