Stubbington Bypass

A bypass to divert traffic around the outskirts of Stubbington

Last update: November 2020

Latest updates

Work is progressing on all existing routes using off peak temporary traffic signals as listed in the traffic management section below. This is to enable excavation work for public utility service diversions (water, gas, etc.), road widening and drainage work.

The large scale earthworks to form the new road, its drainage features, earth bunds, and foundations are continuing, which will see materials being moved and stockpiled, and lorry movements along the designated routes. The embankment on Titchfield Road near the A27 has been cut back and the ground reinforced. Work is ongoing to finish shaping the slope and to install drainage. The embankment is being covered using a textile matting to support the final soil and grass finish. Once the stabilisation work is complete, work at the base of the embankment can begin, including underground service diversions and road widening work.

The temporary extension to the working hours for some construction activities will continue in line with government guidance. These were extended in the summer to enable work between 8am and 9pm Monday to Saturday. To help reduce the impact of this change, the extended working hours are limited to the earthworks and associated operations, where the new road is being built to the east of the B3334 Titchfield Road towards Peak Lane, and east and south through Newlands Farm to the B3334 Gosport Road. This area includes the bulk of the weather dependent earthmoving operations and is more remote from residential and business properties. All other environmental and traffic constraints remain active.

Scheme Overview
Traffic Management

To help minimise traffic disruption, off peak lane closures, temporary traffic signals and 30mph speed limits are being utilised to control traffic and maintain safety for the public and the workforce. Off peak traffic signals will normally be operational between 9:30am and 3:30pm. Please be aware and allow extra time when planning your journey.

The routes with temporary traffic management include;

  • A27 Titchfield Gyratory – off peak lane closures, temporary traffic signals instead of permanent;
  • B3334 Titchfield Road – off peak daytime temporary traffic signals including 3-way temporary signals at the junction with Bridge Street;
  • B3334 Gosport Road – off peak daytime temporary traffic signals;
  • Peak Lane – off peak daytime temporary traffic signals.

Local public rights of way are open but local measures will be deployed to maintain safety.

Please see the temporary traffic 30mph speed restriction table below; 

 Road Temporary 30mph speed limit from  To
A27 Southampton Road Mill Lane  Ranvilles Lane
B3334 Titchfield Road Titchfield Gyratory Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre
B3334 Gosport Road (including Peel Common roundabout) Marks Road The Drive
B3385 Broom Way Peel Common roundabout Brune Lane
Peak Lane Longfield Avenue/Rowan Way roundabout Oakcroft Lane
Ranvilles Lane Oakcroft Lane 300m north of 175 Ranvilles Lane

Vegetation removal

Earlier work has involved the removal of trees and vegetation which, including the tidying and removal of cut materials from across the site, will be completed over the next few weeks. Once the construction work is able to progress and is sufficiently advanced, a landscape planting scheme will follow that provides approximately 530 specimen trees, 365 conifers, 8,000 grouped trees, and 19,000 whips as new and replacement hedging. This will be maintained for a 5 years after planting to help ensure it becomes fully established.

’Meet the Contractor’ Event
This joint public event hosted by Hampshire County Council and BAM Nuttall Ltd., was held on Tuesday 21st January between 1pm and 7pm and was attended by approximately 400 local people. The information presented at the event can be viewed hereand the Stubbington 3D Visualisation.

The £34.5 million Stubbington bypass scheme is funded by the Department for Transport, the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and Hampshire County Council.

The new bypass will:

  • Divert through traffic around the north and east side of Stubbington;
  • Improve journey times and reliability on the Gosport Peninsula;
  • Help remove transport barriers to growth and encourage investment and regeneration, particularly at the Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus;
  • Provide a new single carriageway road between the B3334 Titchfield Road and the B3334 Gosport Road including a new junction at Peak Lane, and;
  • Improved off-road cycle routes between the A27 at Titchfield Gyratory and Gosport Road alongside the new road;
  • Improvements to Titchfield Road between the A27 and the new junction with the bypass (near the large greenhouses/Fides Cuttings);
  • Improvements to the Gosport Road between the new bypass junction (about 200m east of Marks Road) and the Peel Common roundabout;
  • Improvements to the A27 Titchfield Gyratory and further improvements to the Peel Common Roundabout (Gosport Road/Broom Way arms only);
  • Traffic management measures at the B3334 Gosport Road/Mays Lane and Gosport Road/Stubbington Lane roundabouts (details to be confirmed).

Stubbington bypass forms part of Hampshire's wider plan for improving access to Fareham and Gosport. As part of the plan some schemes have already been delivered including at the Newgate Lane corridor, the Peel Common roundabout, sections of the A27 between Segensworth to Titchfield and at The Avenue/Station Roundabout/Western Way.

Planning application and Supporting Documents

The planning application for the scheme was submitted to the County Council in July 2015 and planning permission was granted (subject to conditions) in October 2015 - view the application details

Documents relating to the Public Inquiry held in November 2018, including the confirmed CPO and SRO (as amended), the SoS Decision letter, and the Inspectors Report can be found on the links below.

Results of the public consultation

The public consultation exercise ended on 4 July 2014. 75% of respondents supported the preferred route for the Stubbington Bypass.

Consultation findings report

Contractor contact details
BAM Nuttall Ltd
George Blizzard - Stakeholder Engagement Officer
Phone: 07717421057
Address: Site Office, Titchfield Road, Stubbington, Fareham PO14 3EW
Contact us
Economy, Transport and Environment Department
Hampshire County Council
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