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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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!
Residents of VIVA Stanwell have access to 3 regular bus services, plus additional educational only services. These are identified in the map provided below.
All 3 services are accessible via the ‘Scots Close’ bus stop on Town Lane to the southwest of VIVA Stanwell. A summary of the services are provided below.
Service 203: Staines – Ashford Hospital – Hounslow
This service, operated by London Limited on behalf Transport for London, runs every 20 minutes between 04:45 and 23:55 Monday to Friday and every 30 minutes between 04:45 and 23:55 on Saturdays. There is no service on Sunday.
Service 442: Heathrow – Stanwell Moor – Staines
This service, operated by Carlone Buses on behalf of Surrey County Council and Heathrow Airport Ltd runs hourly Monday – Saturday between 03:20 and 19:00.
Service 555: Whiteley Village – Walton-on-Thames – Ashford – Heathrow
This service, operated by Hallmark Buses, runs hourly Monday to Sunday between 03:45 and 20:45.
***If you have still not claimed your FREE travel gift from us, you are entitled to claim 25 Network Dat Tickets for Hallmark Buses***
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information)
Still need to drive your own car? Fear not. You can still become more sustainable by following these sustainable driving techniques:
- Remove unnecessary weight from your car such as roof racks or boxes
- Avoid breaking and accelerating hard by diving smoothly
- Limit the use of your air conditioning
- Check your tyres are fully inflated
- Stick to the speed limit – Speeding often leads to higher fuel consumption
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