Ladybridge Roundabout: Bus Priority Measures

Transforming Cities Fund - to improve bus service journeys and reduce delays on A3 London Road

Last update: May 2022

Scheme overview

Scheme aims;

  • To improve bus service journey time reliability on the Horndean to Cosham transit corridor.

Improvements include:

  • The introduction of new northbound bus gate (bus lane with traffic signals) on the approach to the roundabout, to give priority to buses;
  • Bus detection technology to allow the buses to bypass traffic queues;
  • Cycle provision to use bus lane;
  • Upgrading of hardware/software at the existing southbound bus gate and cycle bypass located approximately 570m to the north of Ladybridge Roundabout.

Further details of this scheme will be available once the preliminary design stage has been complete and will be published here. Stakeholder and public engagement events to inform communities about the opportunities offered by the implementation of this scheme to be held in late spring/early summer 2021. Scheme construction winter 2021 to late spring 2022. 

Feedback Survey Results

The report summarises key findings from the feedback survey which took place from 22 July 2021 to 2 September 2021. This was an opportunity for local residents and businesses to provide their views on the proposed improvement scheme.

The survey is now closed and the information pack is still available to view, along with the pre-recorded welcome and introduction from Councillor Rob Humby, Hampshire County Council Deputy Leader & Executive Member for Economy, Transport and Environment.  Thank you for your feedback, the data is currently being analysed. The findings report will be published in the near future.


Funding Arrangements

Hampshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council and the Isle of Wight Council have jointly secured nearly £56 million of funding from the government's Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) to improve the way people travel around Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, Waterlooville , Havant and the Isle of Wight.

This funding will support the delivery of the Gosport Interchange along with 22 other schemes across the region which include improvements for walking, cycling and bus travel and provide an important next step for the three authorities towards developing a rapid transit network for the area.  For more information please see the funding bids.

Hampshire County Council will be delivering a further eight TCF schemes in Havant, Gosport and Fareham;

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