Tag: Botley By-pass

MP hails funding for Botley By-Pass

 Eastleigh MP, Mims Davies, has hailed the Government’s decision to provide £10 million for the construction of the Botley Bypass as part of its wider investment in the South East’s infrastructure. In a statement Mims Davies said: “Approximately 80% of traffic currently passing through Botley is non-local through traffic that will be encouraged to divert…

Chancellor’s Chickenhall Lane election pledge

The Conservatives have promised to deliver vital road improvements for Eastleigh if they are re-elected with an outright majority. Chancellor George Osborne has announced funding for a Botley by-pass and a new Chickenhall Lane link road to alleviate congestion and pollution in the town – two key projects that have been under discussion for many…

Botley traffic: Time for action?

  The Chair of Botley Air Pollution Group has called on townspeople to be more proactive in the campaign for a reduction in traffic – and its accompanying air pollution – driving through the congested town centre. In a newsletter reviewing the campaign so this year Steve Robinson-Grindley told the group that politicians  ‘at all…