A bypass to divert traffic around the outskirts of Stubbington
Last update: April 2019
- Latest updates
The next step will be an announcement by the Secretary of State for Transport about the outcome of the Public Inquiry held in November 2018. The outcome of the Public Inquiry and timing of the announcement will be decided by the Secretary of State for Transport. Further updates to this webpage will be provided in due course.
- Public Inquiry November 2018
The Public Inquiry into the Stubbington Bypass Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) and Side Roads Order (SRO) was held on the 26 and 27 November at the Solent Hotel & Spa, Rookery Avenue, Whiteley. The County Council’s Closing Statement to the Public Inquiry is provided below:
Key documents in connection with the Public Inquiry are available to view/download via the links provided below:
- Stubbington Bypass CPO 2018
- Stubbington Bypass SRO 2018
- County Council’s Statement of Case
- County Council’s Proof of Evidence
- County Council’s Rebuttal Proof of Evidence
- County Council’s Proof of Evidence Appendices
One objection was from a Statutory Undertaker of utilities, but was subsequently withdrawn, with the only remaining objection being from a member of the public residing outside of the works area in southern Fareham. The objection was multi-faceted and centred around a general objection to the principle of the scheme.
Full funding has now been secured for the Stubbington Bypass; Hampshire County Council has been completing the detailed design of the scheme and undertaking advance ecological and environmental works.The total cost of the scheme is £34million. A funding contribution of £8.5m was approved by the County Council at a meeting in September 2016. In February 2017 the Government announced that £25.7 million of funding has been awarded from the Local Growth Fund 3 towards the delivery of the scheme
Further details are provided in the Stubbington Bypass FAQs and in the sections below.
- Planning application, supporting documents and funding arrangement
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. The view the application details.
- Scheme overview
The £34 million bypass will:
- Divert traffic around the outskirts of Stubbington and reduce journey time and peak hour congestion onto and off the Gosport peninsula;
- Remove transport barriers to growth and encourage investment and regeneration, including at the Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus
- Improve connectivity and provide additional network resilience.
The Bypass proposals comprise:
- Construction of a new single carriageway road between the B3354 Titchfield Road and Gosport Road, passing to the north and east of Stubbington
- On-line widening of Titchfield Road between by Bypass and the A27
- Improvements to the A27 Titchfield Gyratory and further improvements to the Peel Common Roundabout (Gosport Road arm)
- Traffic management measures in Stubbington village
- Improved cycle infrastructure
Stubbington bypass forms part of Hampshire's wider plan for improving access to Fareham and Gosport. A huge amount of work has already been completed on Newgate Lane North and the A27 Western Way, with work on Peel Common roundabout and St Margaret's roundabout completed in summer 2016. Further work commenced in Autumn 2016 to dual the A27 between Segensworth and Titchfield Gyratory, and to improve the A27 The Avenue/Station roundabout. Work will commence in late spring/early summer 2017 on a new southern section of Newgate Lane.
Hampshire County Council has undergone extensive public consultations, comprehensive survey and detailed design work to ensure the exact location, scheme layout and mitigation measures meet the original objectives; to ease congestion, improve safety, and improve the area’s economic prosperity.
- 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.
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