Eagle Radio

www.964eagle.co.uk

Rita Ora: Let Me Love YouiTunesAmazon

Visit the GLF site to find out more
Visit the GLF site to find out more

Eagle Radio News

Concern over Farnborough road changes

Lynchford Rd

Published by Josh Kerr at 5:38pm 11th October 2018.

A local community action group has said Hampshire County Council's plans to widen Lynchford Road will "contribute to the further decline of North Camp".

The North Camp Support Group say they are concerned by the impact the changes will have and is holding a public meeting on the issue.

Earlier this month Hampshire County Council launched a consultation on the proposals, which they say will support business growth and reduce traffic congestion in the area.

In response to the plans, that would see part of Lynchford Road become a dual carriageway, North Camp Support Group said:

"This will have a major impact on North Camp village, its residents and small traders, and in particular the 1000 plus children who cross the road to and from Wavell school.

"The stated purpose of the widening of the road is to serve Farnborough airport, the many businesses on the business park and the Exhibition Centre.

"We believe that it will contribute to the further decline of North Camp."

The council has invited residents and businesses to have their say on the idea, with two drop-in events to be held at the Farnborough Holiday Inn before the consultation's conclusion on 12 November.

On launching the consultation Hampshire's Executive Member for Environment and Transport, Cllr Rob Humby, said:

“These valuable improvements will help make travelling around Lynchford Road and North Camp Village much easier for those who live and work in the area, while improving safety for all road users and pedestrians.

“The value of good infrastructure to support the county’s continuing prosperity cannot be overstated.

"Throughout this process, our team has listened to the views of residents and businesses, and I would encourage local people to contribute to the consultation."

North Camp Support Group are holding a public meeting at North Camp Methodist Church Hall between 7pm-9pm on 12 October for residents to voice their concerns.

Contact Us

If you would like to submit a query or provide more information on this story please get in touch below.

Please wait...
  • Up to 3 JPG or PNG images, 2MB max size
  • We will always endeavour to credit you when we publish your pictures.
  • By uploading you are agreeing to this non-exclusive reuse, royalty-free, across all Eagle Radio platforms, which extends to our partner broadcasters.
  • You retain copyright to all images.
  • If you would like to send us a video, please upload to YouTube or similar and paste the video URL into the message above.
Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Eagle Radio

Most read

Child hit by van in Camberley

Surrey and Hampshire News: Park Road is currently shut both ways.

Council leader 'under investigation' for supporting Star Inn

Surrey and Hampshire News: It follows the Guildford pub being served a noise abatement notice.

Emergency closure at Farnborough school

Surrey and Hampshire News: Guillemont Junior is shut due to a power cut.

Farnborough murder 'over £40 drugs debt'

Surrey and Hampshire News: Four men are on trial after Richard Hardy was stabbed to death.

Visit the Pension Works website