Shakespeare Road pedestrian improvements in Basingstoke

Last update: August 2019

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Works completed.
Scheme overview

Hampshire County Council appointed Rocon Contractors Ltd for the pedestrian improvement works started on 18 March 2019.  

The scheme consists of six main elements:

  • Construction of new sections of footway and widening of the existing footway on the south side of Popley Road and the east side of Shakespeare Road.
  • Construction of three pinch points along Shakespeare Road.
  • Upgrade or new construction of eight uncontrolled pedestrian crossing points on Shakespeare Road and adjacent roads.
  • Construction of new footway links to the pedestrian crossings.
  • Bus stop improvements at two locations.
  • Provision of a parking layby near Chineham Park Court to compensate for the loss of on-street parking and ensure adequate visibility at the new pedestrian crossing.

Please view the location plan

View the technical plans

Shakespeare Road improvement technical plan 1

Shakespeare Road improvement technical plan 2

Contact us
Economy, Transport and Environment Department
Hampshire County Council
The Castle

SO23 8UD