Roads and Transport

Andover: Newbury Street to Chantry Street improvements

5 December2014

Overview

The proposals cover Newbury Street to Chantry Street, including the upper part of the High Street that is open to traffic. See details and plans below.

Expected start date

February 2015.

The proposals

The proposals are to:

  • improve the footways and road surfacing throughout the area
  • formalise crossing opportunities for pedestrians who access the town for work, shopping or to St Mary’s Church
  • slightly raise the road level to encourage traffic to travel more slowly through the streets
  • discourage unnecessary through traffic
  • make the area more attractive for all its users whilst maintaining provision for delivery vehicles and access to business and residential premises

Download plans

Funding

The project is being proposed jointly by Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council.

It is funded by

  • financial contributions from building developers secured through the Town Access Plan

  • a government grant from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund

Exhibition of plans and public consultation

There was an exhibition of the plans and a public consultation in 2013.