30mph speed limit sign

Speed Indicator Device ( Top of Firs Road ) December 2021

Data Retrieved from the sign between 4th and 16th December 2021

The graph below shows the average speeds over a 12 day period

Incoming represents cars from the A30 driving into Firsdown

Outgoing is leaving Firsdown toward the A30







Average speed (mph)



Max recorded speed (mph)



Total vehicles during the period



The speed at which 85% of vehicles were traveling below (mph)





Christmas waste and recycling collections and Household Recycling Centre opening times

Waste and recycling collection dates will not change over the Christmas and New Year period, as waste collection crews will be working as normal on Bank Holidays Monday 27 December, Tuesday 28 December 2021, and Monday 3 January 2022.

Garden waste collections will stop for two weeks over the festive period. The last collections will take place on Friday 24 December and they will restart on Monday 10 January 2022.

Residents can check their waste, recycling and garden waste collection online at
Waste collection calendar – Wiltshire Council.

Household recycling centres

Household recycling centre (HRC) opening times and dates will change over the Christmas and New Year period and residents are advised to check online before visiting: Household recycling centres (HRCs) – Wiltshire Council.

HRCs that normally open on Fridays will be open on Christmas Eve, 24 December, from 10am but will close at 1pm.

All HRCs will be closed on Saturday 25 December, Sunday 26 December and Saturday 1 January 2022.

Other than on these dates, the centres will open as normal on their specified opening days.