Committee:

Environment and Transportation Select Committee

Date of meeting:

21 July 2009

Report Title:

Report of the Road Infrastructure and Housing Growth scrutiny review

Report From:

Cllr. Sharyn Wheale

Contact name:

Marie Mannveille, Scrutiny Officer

Tel:

01962 845018

Email:

marie.mannveille@hants.gov.uk

Section 100 D - Local Government Act 1972 - background documents

 

The following documents discuss facts or matters on which this report, or an important part of it, is based and have been relied upon to a material extent in the preparation of this report. (NB: the list excludes published works and any documents which disclose exempt or confidential information as defined in the Act.)

 

Document

Location

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Table 1. Passenger travel by mode, 1952 and 2007 (passenger kilometres)4

1952

2007

Bus and coach

42%

Car, van and taxi

84%

Car, van and taxi

27%

Bus and coach

6%

Rail

18%

Rail

7%

Pedal cycle

11%

Pedal cycle

1%

District / Strategic Development Area

Annual average

Total

Basingstoke and Deane

945

18,900

East Hampshire

260

5,200

E.Hants: Whitehill & Bordon SDA

275

5,500

Eastleigh

354

7,080

Eastleigh:North East/North of Hedge End SDA

300

6,000

Fareham

186

3,720

Fareham SDA

500

10,000

Gosport

125

2,500

Hart

220

4,400

Havant

315

6,300

New Forest

196

3,920

New Forest National Park

11

220

Rushmoor

310

6,200

Test Valley

501

10,020

Winchester

637

12,740

     

Hampshire

5,135

102,700

Stakeholder group

Organisation

Local Authority:

County Councils

Unitary Authorities

District and Borough Councils

Parish and Town Councils

Dorset County Council

Hampshire County Council - Highways and Transport (Environment Department)

Hampshire County Council - Transport for South Hampshire

Hampshire County Council - Economic Development Office

HCC Hampshire Action Team: Basingstoke and Deane

West Berkshire County Council

West Sussex County Council

Southampton City Council

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

East Hampshire District Council

Eastleigh Borough Council

Fareham Borough Council

Gosport Borough Council

Hart District Council

Havant Borough Council

Winchester City Council

New Forest District Council

Rushmoor Borough Council

Wokingham Borough Council

Botley Parish Council

Bransgore Parish Council

West End Parish Council

Statutory Agencies

Government Office for the South East

Highways Agency

New Forest National Park

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Partnerships

Hampshire Economic Partnership

Business Groups

WSP Development and Transportation

Individuals

Cllr Mel Kendal, Executive Member Environment, County Councillor for Lyndhurst

Cllr. Roy Perry, Executive Member for External Relations and Communications, County Councillor for Romsey Extra

Focus:

How the needs, development costs, phasing and procurement of road

infrastructure requirements to support housing growth up to 2026 are

predicted and planned for in Hampshire

Time

Line of Enquiry

Written evidence

10.30 - 11.15

Business community perspective, and commercial sector requirements influence on road infrastructure

Witnesses:

    - Graham Ellis, Chair of Transport and Logistics Task Group, Hampshire Economic Partnership

    - Jonathan Kamm, Chair of Investment, Land and Property Task Group, Hampshire Economic Partnership

    - Barry Robinson, Property and Investment Manager, Economic Development Office, Hampshire County Council

Appendix One

11.15 - 11.30

Break

 

11.30 - 12.30

Highways Authority lead on roads: the experience of another County Council

Witnesses:

    - Paul Sheard, Group Manager, Transport Planning, Leicestershire County Council

    - Andy Yeomanson, Team Manager, Transport Policy Leicestershire County Council

12.30 - 1.15

BREAK

 

1.15 - 2.45

Working together on highways planning in Hampshire:

    a) county wide and sub-regionally

Witnesses:

    - John Buckett, Head of Highways and Transport Planning

    - Keith Willcox, Project Director (HCC) Transport for South Hampshire

    b) the district perspective

Witnesses:

    - Daryl Phillips, Head of Planning Services, East Hants District Council

    - Mr Viv Evans, Corporate Director, and Cllr Richard Appleton, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Environmental Regulation, Hart District Council

Round table discussion: Leicestershire and Hampshire County Councils

Witnesses:

    - as above

Appendix Two

Appendix Three

2.45 - 3.00

Break

 

3.00 - 3.20

The road users' perspective

Witnesses:

    - Phil Pimlott, Divisional Director, Hampshire, South Central Ambulance NHS Trust

 

3.20 - 4.00

The developer's perspective

Witnesses:

    - Ron Hatchett, Strategic Land and Planning Manager, Bloor Homes (part of a consortium of developers involved in the north of Hedge End SDA)

    - Rhod MacLeod, WSP, (providing transportation and infrastructure consultancy to the Joint Venture involved in the planning and development of the proposed Fareham SDA)

 

4.00 - 4.30

Executive Member's perspective:

Councillor M. Kendal, Executive Member for Environment, Hampshire County Council

 

Hampshire documents

Employment Land in Hampshire. Large Site Assessment Study 2006. Hampshire Economic Partnership

Hampshire County Council Local Transport Plan 2006 - 2011

Hampshire County Freight Strategy. 2008

informing our future. 2008. Hampshire Economic Partnership

The South Hampshire Agreement. Memorandum of Understanding for Highways. October 2008

Towards Delivery. Transport for South Hampshire Statement 2008

 

Regional documents

The South East Plan. (Extracts). Draft Plan 2006

 

National documents

Facing the housing challenge. Communities and Local Government 2008

Homes for the Future: more affordable, more sustainable. Communities and Local Government. 2007

Planning and the Strategic Road Network. Circular 2/07. Dept. for Transport

Roads - Delivering Choice and Reliability. Dept. for Transport. 2008

Road Traffic Statistics for Local Authorities: 1993-2007. Dept. for Transport

Road Transport Forecasts for England 2007. Dept for Transport

Towards a Sustainable Transport System. Dept. for Transport. 2007

Transport Statistics Great Britain: 2008 edition. Dept. for Transport

Transport Trends 2007 edition. Dept. for Transport

Other documents/sources of information

Highways Agency: www.highways.gov.uk

1 Transport Trends 2007 edition. Dept. of Transport 2007

2 Roads - Delivering Choice and Reliability. Dept. for Transport. 2008

3 The Eddington Transport Study. HM Treasury. 2006

4 Transport Statistics Great Britain 2008. Dept. for Transport 2008. Note over this period passenger travel has increased almost eight fold from 218 billion km to 817 billion km.

5 Road traffic decreased by 3.5% between Quarter 1 2008 and Quarter 1 2009, although 1% might be attributed to the snowfall in February - DfT (2009) Road Traffic and Congestion in Great Britain. Quarter 1. 2009.

6 The use of `strategic road network' in the LTP differs from that used by the Department for Transport.

7 DfT (2009) Britains' Transport Infrastructure. Motorways and Major Trunk Roads. January. Pp 17-18