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SECTION 47 PLANNING ACT 2008 A303 STONEHENGE: AMESBURY TO BERWICK DOWN

Notice ID: MF0258574

Notice effective from
1st February 2018 to 3rd March 2018

SECTION 47 PLANNING ACT 2008 A303 STONEHENGE: AMESBURY TO BERWICK DOWN
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF STATEMENT OF COMMUNITY CONSULTATION
HIGHWAYS ENGLAND COMPANY LIMITED of Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, GUI 4LZ ("Highways England") has now published a Statement of Community Consultation ("SoCC") for the A303 Stonehenge: Amesbury to Berwick Down Scheme ("A303 Stonehenge"), in accordance with Section 47 of the Planning Act 2008. Under Section 47 Highways England has a duty to consult the local community about its proposals in accordance with its SoCC.
Highways England is proposing to upgrade the A303 past Stonehenge between Amesbury and Berwick Down to a dual two-lane carriageway. The Scheme is approximately 8 miles (nearly 13km) long and comprises the following key elements:

*A bypass to the north of Winterbourne Stoke with a viaduct over the Till valley;
* A new junction between the A303 and A360 to the west of and outside the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites World Heritage Site (The World Heritage Site), replacing the existing Longbarrow roundabout;
* A twin-bore tunnel at least 1.8 miles (2.9 km) long past Stonehenge;
* A new junction between the A303 and A345 at the site of the existing Countess roundabout; The Scheme is an Environmental Impact Assessment development ("EIA development"), which means a Preliminary Environmental Information Report ("PEI Report") will be produced and consulted on. The PEI Report will describe the environmental effects of the A303 Stonehenge scheme known at the time of consultation.

Highways England proposes to undertake its statutory consultation for the proposed A303 Stonehenge scheme between Thursday 8 February 2018 and Friday 6 April 2018. The SoCC explains how Highways England will consult the local community and how you can get involved, view the consultation materials (including plans, consultation booklet, response form, SoCC and PEI Report) and speak with members of the Project Team at the following locations, dates and times:
Venue
Dates and times
Antrobus House
39 Salisbury Rd, Amesbury, SP4 7HH
Friday 9 February 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00 and Saturday 10 February 2018 at 11.00 to 17.00
kennet Valley Village Hall (Avebury)
Overton Road, Lockeridge, Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 4EL
Thursday 22 February 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00
Warminster Civic Centre
Sambourne Road, Warminster BA12 8LB
Friday 23 February 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00
Shrewton Village Hall
Recreation Ground, The Hollow, Shrewton, SP3 4JY
Saturday 24 February 2018 at 11.00 to 17.00
The Laverton Hall
Bratton Road, Westbury, The Laverton BA13 3EN
Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00
Mere Lecture Hall
Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6HA
Thursday 1 March 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00
The Guildhall, Salisbury
The Market Place, Salisbury, SP1 1JH
Saturday 3 March 2018 at 11.00 to 17.00
Society of Antiquaries
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BE
Thursday 8 March 2018 at 12.00 to 20.00
The Manor barn
High St, Winterbourne Stoke, SP3 4SZ
Friday 9 March 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00 and Saturday 10 March 2018 at 11.00 to 17.00
Avon Valley College
Recreation Road, Durrington, SP4 8HH
Tuesday 13 March 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00
Larkhill Primary School
Wilson Road, Larkhill, SP4 8QB
Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 16.00 to 20.30
Antrobus House
39 Salisbury Rd, Amesbury, SP4 7HH
Friday 23 March 2018 at 14.00 to 20.00

You can also view the consultation materials via the deposit locations set out in our Section 48 notice under the Planning Act 2008 or via the A303 Stonehenge scheme website at www.highways.gov.uk/ A303Stonehenge/consultation.
Copies of consultation materials will only be available from the start of consultation, Thursday 8 February 2018, but not in advance.
For further details please contact the project team by telephone on 0300 123 5000, by email A303Stonehenge@highwaysengland.co.uk or by writing to Freepost, A303 STONEHENGE CONSULTATION. Derek Parody, Project Director for Highways England 1 February 2018

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