Brighton Hill Roundabout Feedback

Hampshire Highways are proposing to spend £18.6m on the A30 southwest corridor, with most this being  set aside to upgrade Brighton Hill Roundabout.

The public consultation took place during September and closed on October 1st, with hundreds of people attending drop-in sessions at The Camrose Club, Christ The King Church, and Hatch Warren Community Centre.

The proposals are for traffic lights and crossings to be introduced on the roundabout, with widening to 4 lanes.

Following representations from your local Brighton Hill Labour Councillors at meetings with Hampshire County Council officers, the underpasses are to be retained. You told us how important that was during the last roundabout consultation. New pedestrian and cycle crossings are also planned.

The most controversial aspect is the re-routing of traffic joining the roundabout from Western Way via the Camrose site. We know a lot of people travel between Brighton Hill and South Ham.

Labour Councillors will continue to discuss access to Western Way with the Hampshire team to make sure we have an acceptable solution.

Work is due to start at the beginning of 2020.

Proposals

  1. Full 24 hour traffic signal control. New pedestrian crossings (yellow) at traffic signals.
  2. Roundabout widened on the inside to make four lanes.
  3. Winchester Road approaches widened to three lanes.
  4. Brighton Hill approach widened to three lanes.
  5. Harrow Way approach widened to two lanes.
  6. No entry from Western Way on to roundabout. Proposed new road via Camrose for Western Way access onto roundabout.
  7. Subways retained (pink)
  8. Paths and ramps retained and made shared use with cycling where possible.
  9. New shared pedestrian/cycle paths (blue) to crossings.
  10. New cycle paths (blue) on approach from A30 Winchester Road (town and south west exits) and from Brighton Way.

Tell us what you think

Are you happy about the proposals for the new Brighton Hill Roundabout layout
Do you think keeping the subway access is important
Do you think the inclusion of additional cycle lanes is a good idea
Should the roundabout be controlled by traffic lights permanently or at peak times only?
Do you think stopping access from the roundabout into Western way is a good idea

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