The Ringwood Town Access Plan has been developed by Hampshire County Council in partnership with New Forest District and its aim is to improve access to facilities and services within the town.
The Plan puts forward a set of proposals and schemes which aim to:
Local residents and key stakeholders were given opportunities to tell us about local transport issues and concerns at a stakeholder consultation event. The information gathered has been used to develop the Ring TAP, which has now been formally adopted by New Forest District Council and adopted by Hampshire County council in a[pril 2011. The Ring TAP puts forward a set of proposals and potential projects which aim to achieve:
We would like to thank all the residents, business and stakeholders that participated in developing the document. The Plan will be reviewed and updated periodically to take iito account competed works and new priorities.
The table below provedes an update on RingTAP projects that are currently being eeveloped. Last updated April 2011.
Southampton Rd/Mansfield Road junction and Southampton Rd/The Close
(south of Mansfield Road)
Environmental and pedestrian enhancements.
See paragraph 2.15
Environmental and pedestrian enhancements to
Southampton Rd/The Close. To include a restricted parking zone and an even level surface with no kerbs to create a balance between pedestrians and motorised
Footway improvement and provision where missing.
See paragraph 2.26
This will assist safe walking in this area, particularly as a route to/from the town centre from this residential area.
2010/11 Statutory Undertaker
Assessment and design underway.
Traffic Calming in the form of build-outs with priority working for traffic to create an informal pedestrian crossing. This will assist the Castleman Way to Quomp pedestrian/cycle route.
Works substantially complete – permanent works outside school on Hightown Rd to follow in 2011/12.
Pedestrian Signing. See paragraph 1/15
Improve signing of pedestrian routes in the Town Centre from car parks to increase footfall through the town centre.
Design and implementation work scheduled for 2011/12.
Phone: 02380 427601
Ringwood TAP General Enquiries
Hampshire County Council
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If you require further information about new developments, events, facilities and services in Ringwood town centre visit www.ringwood.gov.uk