Travelling to Wiltshire College
All Students who are under 19 and live more than 3 miles from college are entitled to subsidised transport to Wiltshire College.
If you live in Wiltshire, and are under 19 and live more than 3 miles from the College campus you will attend, you can apply for a subsidised bus pass from Wiltshire Council, as long as the college is your nearest provider of the course.
A Post 16 Transport Application is available to download from Wiltshire Council at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/schoolseducationandlearning/schoolsandcolleges/schoolstransport/transporttosixthformsandcolleges.htm/ Alternatively, you can pick up a copy from Student Services at your designated campus or contact Wiltshire Council on 0300 4560100 to post you a copy.
Bus passes last for one academic year only and you can APPLY NOW. Please ensure you return the application form to Wiltshire Council by 30th June, particularly if you wish to pay by instalments. Late applications are considered, but may mean your pass is not available for the start of term.
The cost of the pass for 2016/17 will be £650 for the year or £175 if your gross household income for 15/16 is less than £20,819. Passes are for travel to and from college only and are valid for Monday to Friday, term time only.
Bus Timetables and other travel information
Buses serving Wiltshire College’s Lackham site from Swindon and Northern Wiltshire (including Chippenham, Calne and Marlborough)
Buses serving Wiltshire College’s Lackham site from Bath, Corsham, Melksham, Devizes,Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster and Salisbury.
Faresaver also offer a range of reduced fares for students using their bus routes.
Plan your journey online at Connecting Wiltshire
Behaviour on buses
Drivers of buses have a duty of care for the safety and comfort of themselves and their passengers and have strict instructions about what to do if students are behaving badly. The passenger transport unit has the right to exclude students from buses if they are consistently disruptive or cause damage.
Car Parking at Wiltshire College
Limited free car parking is available on all sites. However, please be aware that we cannot guarantee parking for students.
All students using the car parks are required to pick up a free parking permit from the campus student liaison team which must be displayed on the windscreen. Your car details will be registered so that we can contact you with any parking enquiries. Students travelling to Salisbury can park at the Park and Ride at Petersfinger. This is free and the college is a 10 minute walk from the site.
Please keep emergency access points clear by only parking in marked bays. Vehicles not parked in marked bays are subject to wheel clamping.
We ask you not to park in DISABLED driver bays unless you are entitled to do so. We are unable to take responsibility for any theft or damage that may occur onsite.