VIVA Stanwell

VIVA Stanwell, Stanwell

Welcome to the Stanwell Travel Plan Site. As your Travel Plan Coordinators we’re here to help you utilise the best of your area, be that shops, facilities or public transport.

This page is designed for you! Think of it as your one stop for all the latest, up to date information regarding travel and your local area. On this page you can find information on:

  • Local Shops and centres
  • Rail station and information
  • Bus stops/timetables/fares
  • Cycle routes, shops and vouchers
  • Events on in your local area

Much of the information is provided through direct links to other websites, this ensures that the information we give you is up to date.

The accessibility map below highlights all of the major amenities and points of interest that can be found in the vicinity of Stanwell.

Stanwell Accessibilty Map

Stanwell Accessibilty Map

Within close proximity of your home there is a variety of retail and leisure outlets, schools and 2 supermarkets as well as a health care facility. We can help you plan your walk, cycle or lift to these places using the facilities around you.

Surrey County Council has its very own journey planner Travel SMART. Here you can get advice on your journey and select your mode of travel.

Rail


Do you have to get to London or Staines everyday for work?

Ashford (Surrey) Train station is just over 1 mile away (about 25 minutes walk or under 10 minutes cycle). The station is manged by South West Trains and equipped with facilities such as cycle storage, waiting room, staffed ticket office and car park. From here you can get direct trains to London Waterloo, Reading, Weybridge, and Windsor & Eton Riverside. Perfect for your commute to work, a day out or that weekend away. Scroll down to find out further information on the train network, including timetables.

Ashford (Surrey) Railway Station (AFS) Timetable

Ashford (Surrey) Railway Station [AFS] Timetable

Visit National Rail Ashford (Surrey) arrivals and departures board for live times. Be sure when you are researching journeys you choose ‘Ashford (Surrey) [AFS]’.

You can also create a pocket timetable here which allows you to create a personalised timetable for up to 3 selected departures and/or arrivals including Mondays-Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This timetable can be downloaded as a PDF and printed.

Here is a handy map outlining the route to the station, with images of the local conditions:

Route to Station

Staines Train Station however, is also only a 15 minute cycle, where this station additionally links to Clapham Junction. For live departures and arrivals information visit here.

Buses


The local bus network offers convenient routes to most local destinations, with frequent services, this could be the travel mode for you! Buses run regularly all through the day, so whether you need to get to work, the shops or pick up the children from school the bus could be the best way for you!

The closest bus stop to your home is on Town Lane, where you can catch routes 441 and 555 of Abellio services and 203 Transport for London service

Abellio – Route Number 441  Service runs everyday, throughout the day, every 30 minutes from Heathrow Airport to Englefield Green, including Egham, Staines and Ashford Hospital. Bus times for route 441 can be found here, and a route map here.

Abellio – Route Number 446 Service runs everyday, throughout the day between Woking, Chertsey, Stanwell, and Terminal 5. Bus times for route 446 can be found here, and a route map here.

Abellio – Route Number 555 – Service runs everyday, up to every 30 minutes linking Walton and Heathrow Airport to Stanwell, serving also Shepperton, Sunbury, Ashford and Ashford Hospital. Bus times for 555 can be found here and a route map here

TfL – Route Number 203  Service runs Monday to Sunday (at a half hourly service (minimum), between Hounslow and Staines.  Bus times for 203 can be found here and a route map here.

A full route map for Abellio Bus Routes can be found here.

All Abellio Surrey buses are low floor easy access, environmentally friendly and have special facilities and areas for wheelchairs, shopping trolleys and buggies.

Abellio Surrey Bus Tracker – To keep up to date with where your bus is with Abellio’s Bus Tracker, where it has a live feed.

***If you have still not claimed your FREE travel gift from us, including 3 months free travel on ALL Abellio Surrey Buses contact us NOW!***

Cycling


From your own front door you can access a variety of cycle routes to connect to the beyond. Explorer Avenue and Long Lane has a route for cyclists which connects your home with Ashford (Surrey) Station, the retail store and the shopping Parade.

From your home you can also quickly be on National Cycle Route 4. This is a long distance route between London and Fishguard via Reading, Bath, Bristol, Newport, Swansea, Carmarthen, Tenby, Haverfordwest and St. Davids (Don’t worry we don’t expect you to cycle this far, its 432 miles long!!!). However, this cycle route will link to London to the East and Reading to the West.

To the south and west of your home you can connect to both on road routes and traffic routes for that leisurely Sunday afternoon cycle or commute to work. The following map from Sustans presents the routes, with purple lines indicating on road routes, green lines indicating traffic free routes and the gold line indicating National Cycle Route 4.

Sustrans Cycle Route Map

Sustrans Cycle Route Map

You can also visit Surrey County Council’s cycles guide which includes an interactive map of cycle routes near you. Just click here.

Spelthorne Borough Council have also set up a ‘Cycling for health scheme’ which will offer guided rides of up to 12 miles during the week. If your interested about signing up for this please visit the site.

We have teamed up with East St Cycles, in Walton on Thames to offer an exclusive VIVA Stanwell resident offer. You can claim a £200* voucher to be used at East St Cycles against any bike, service or equipment. And if a £200 voucher wasn’t enough…. East St Cycles have also agreed to give you a further 10% off any bike within store. Contact us to find out more and so we can issue you your voucher today!

Visit eaststcycles.com to browse the range of bikes and services before you visit and use your voucher.

(*Please note, only one voucher per household. If you have claimed previously, you are unable to claim again. Contact Jessica Lloyd at Paul Basham Associates on 01489 668134 or travelplan@paulbashamassociates.com for more information)

What’s happening in Stanwell?


To find out more about what events are happening in your local area follow us on twitter and visit Surrey’s events page.  Surrey County Councils library page  and the Get Surrey Website also provide information on local events. So why not get involved and make the most of the events happening in your area?

Local Travel News


BBC Surrey Roads shows you incidents that have occurred and it also shows you the progress of clearing the incident. Helpful for letting you know when it is safe to venture out again!

Surrey County Council A detailed table of road travel disruptions in the area. If you see the traffic is bad why not hop on the bus or get your bike out? Not only will you get their quicker and save money on fuel but you will also help the environment by lessening congestion and consequently pollution levels.

National Rail Enquiries – To search for engineering works on rail routes. Search via route or operator e.g. South West Trains

Like us on Facebook! Facebook_icon_2013

Follow us on Twitter! ios_homescreen_icon

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s