Chapter 6 Policies
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6.6 TRANSPORTATION
 
T1 Integrated Transport Network
T2 Public Transport: General
T3 Public Transport: Fleet Town Centre
T4 Public Transport: Safeguarded Rail & Parking (Elvetham Heath)
T5 Highway Network
T6 Safeguarding Land for Schemes
T7 Fleet Inner Relief Road
T8 Highway Network East of Fleet
T9 Road and Junction Improvements
T10 Safeguarding Land for Cycleway & Footpath Networks
T11 Public Access for Mobility Impaired
T12 Public Car Parking: Safeguarding
T13 Traffic Management
T14 Transport and Development
T15 Development Requiring New or Improved Access
T16 Improvements Made Necessary by Development
T17 Ewshot Lane/QE Barracks Link Road
 
Introduction
The M3 motorway is the responsibility of the Highways Agency, the other routes being the responsibility of Hampshire County Council. Hampshire County Council is the local highway authority responsible for all transport and highway proposals, except motorways and trunk roads, within the District. The County Council seeks to ensure that local transport needs are satisfied in accordance with county and national transport policies. The transport policies of the Hampshire County Structure Plan emphasise the need to sustain economic prosperity within a framework, which is environmentally acceptable and sustainable. These policies reflect the guidance included in PPG13 on Transport.
Traditional traffic management measures have focused on the objective of trying to improve traffic flow and increase road capacity. This has often been at the expense of other road users such as pedestrians and cyclists, leading to a further reduction in the use of these alternative modes of transport. A fresh approach is now needed if people are to be encouraged to reduce long distance commuting by car and to leave their cars at home for shorter journeys.
The use of private cars is a major contributor to the rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and other polluting substances in the atmosphere. Planning policies that reduce the need for travel, and encourage the use of public rather than private transport, can assist in making the most efficient use of the existing transport network. New transport schemes are therefore not always appropriate and are also strictly limited by the funding available. The County and District Councils will aim to integrate transport and land use policy by locating new development in such a way as to minimise the need to travel and facilitate the use of public transport. The needs of those living in isolated rural locations will not be overlooked.
The County Council's current transportation policies are contained within the following documents:
a) The Hampshire County Structure Plan Review;
b) The Local Transport Plan (LTP) incorporating the North East Hampshire Transportation Strategy (NEHTS), which develops the local area strategy objectives and targets to reflect local circumstances and priorities of the local community. The LTP identifies area and route strategies covering modes of transport, linking them together as part of a fully integrated plan. It defines an outline ten year investment programme of transport infrastructure and services and details the first five years of this programme to cover the period 2001/02 to 2005/06.
 
 
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c) "Lorries in Hampshire" which includes proposals for the control of Heavy Commercial Vehicles;
d) The Road Safety Plan and Report, which contains the County Council's policies for road safety and its programme of road safety education and development;
e) The Public Transport Report, which reviews public transport provision within the County;
f) "Strategy for the Provision of Roadside Facilities".
 
The County Council will be responsible for implementing most of the proposals set out in this chapter.
 
a) Strategic Road Network
This is defined in the Hampshire County Structure Plan and comprises the network of roads on the national primary route network plus other roads designated by the County Council as of more than local importance. The strategic road network in Hart consists of:
M3 motorway;
A33;
A327;
A30 (Hartfordbridge Flats).
 
b) County Distributor Road Network
These roads form important links within and between main settlements, and link them to the Strategic Road Network. Those within Hart are:

A30 (east and west of A327);
A323;
A3013;
A287;
B3349;
B3011;
B3272;
B3016;
B3013;
C2;
C4;
C6;
C8 (North of C46);
C24;
C46 (South of A287);
C94 (B3349 - A287).

 
c) Local Roads
All other publicly maintained roads fall into this category. They serve small villages and areas within towns, linking them to the rest of the network.
 
 
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General Policy: Land Use and Transport
T1 PROPOSALS TO ASSIST THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED TRANSPORT NETWORK, A CHOICE OF TRANSPORT MODES AND THE OPERATION OF EFFICIENT PUBLIC TRANSPORT MODES WILL BE PERMITTED PROVIDED THAT THEY ACCORD WITH OTHER RELEVANT PROPOSALS OF THIS PLAN.
 
North East Hampshire Transport Strategy
The transportation objectives, in line with Government advice, promote the development of integrated transport systems and greater co-ordination between land use planning and transport planning. Hampshire's approach is to implement integrated transport strategies in order to address the transport objectives in the most satisfactory way. This approach co-ordinates land use with transport planning, identifying the transportation requirements for an area, taking into account its economic, environmental and social needs.
The County Council has prepared the North East Hampshire Transportation Strategy (NEHTS), including the Districts of Hart and Rushmoor. However, as the area's urban conurbation extends into Berkshire and Surrey, a comprehensive transportation strategy will need to involve all three counties. (The Blackwater Valley Network is co-ordinating transportation initiatives over the wider area.)
Development of the Strategy is expected to lead to a future package submission in the County Council's Local Transport Plan. Some proposals will be brought forward by developer contributions. The strategy will identify specific proposals and the local plan should safeguard land where necessary.
It should also be noted that PPG13 seeks to promote the widespread use of travel plans amongst local businesses, schools, hospitals and other organisations. It is the local planning authority's practice to require a travel plan with the submission of planning applications for significant development proposals.
In addition, Hampshire County Council is reviewing its approach to car parking in the light of guidance in PPG13: Transport. It is, therefore, no longer appropriate to include standards in appendices to the plan. Supplementary Planning Guidance incorporating the new standards will be issued as soon as the new standards are adopted. In the meantime applicants and developers should note the standards in PPG3 & PPG13. For further information and advice, contact the Highway Authority.
 
 
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Public Transport
T2 PROPOSALS WHICH:
  (ii) REDUCE THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC,
    WILL BE PERMITTED PROVIDED THAT THEY ACCORD WITH OTHER RELEVANT PROPOSALS OF THIS PLAN.
 
Contributions towards improvements to the public transport system will be sought under Policy T16 where appropriate.
The use of public transport can help to reduce the overall level of vehicle emissions and hence control pollution levels within the atmosphere. The location of new development where it is well related to the public transport system can therefore be an important element in reducing the need for travel by car.
 
 
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Specific Public Transport Proposals
T3 BUS PRIORITY MEASURES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED IN FLEET TOWN CENTRE.
 
 
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T4 LAND WILL BE SAFEGUARDED FOR A FUTURE RAILWAY STATION AND FUTURE PARK & RIDE SITE AT ELVETHAM HEATH, FLEET.
 
The allocation of land for 1700 dwellings at Railroad Heath, Fleet, adjacent to the main Waterloo-Weymouth railway line provides the opportunity for a new railway station to encourage wider rail patronage. Land will be safeguarded for this purpose pending a detailed feasibility study to determine its viability. The provision of a park & ride site provides the opportunity to minimise car trips to Fleet Town Centre and other local traffic generators.
 
 
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Highways
T5 PROPOSALS WHICH MAINTAIN THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE STRATEGIC ROAD NETWORK WILL BE PERMITTED WHERE THEY:
  (i) Encourage local traffic to use alternative modes through the development of integrated transport strategies;
  (ii) Improve capacity on roads administered by the County Council where they meet safety, economic and environmental objectives of area and route strategies, provided that they accord with other relevant proposals of this plan.
 
Proposed road improvements will be subject to further public consultation at the planning application and/or detailed design stage. At this time details of the environmental impact and proposed mitigation measures relating to the proposal will be required.
 
 
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T6 PENDING A REVIEW, LAND WILL BE SAFEGUARDED FOR:
  (i) A33 corridor between the Berkshire County Boundary and the Basingstoke District Boundary;
  (ii) A327 Eversley bypass.
 
A33 Strategy
The need for major improvements on the A33 is being reviewed as part of the route/corridor study currently under way. Construction of the A33 major highway scheme from Basingstoke to Riseley is subject to the development of the Strategy. The study is looking at road and rail links in the Reading/Basingstoke corridor and will examine travel needs and the environmental consequences of any infrastructure proposals (See Hampshire County Structure Plan Review Policy T21).
 
A327 Eversley Bypass
The County Structure Plan Review initially proposed the abandonment of a bypass for Eversley because its benefits were limited and there were serious environmental concerns associated with its construction. However it is now recognised that there are significant environmental concerns for local residents concerning the volume, type and speed of vehicles which travel through Eversley. T19 of the adopted Hampshire County Structure Plan Review confirms, subject to review, that the Eversley Bypass scheme will be safeguarded. Before any scheme is implemented a study will take into account the environmental and visual impact of improvements on the environment and approaches from Hart to Wokingham. It will also have regard to road safety and highway issues within Wokingham District in the vicinity of these improvements (See Hampshire County Structure Plan Review Policy T19).
 
 
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Fleet Inner Relief Road
T7 A FLEET INNER RELIEF ROAD WILL BE CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN READING ROAD NORTH AND CHURCH ROAD, AND LAND WILL BE SAFEGUARDED TO COMPLETE THE RELIEF ROAD TO FLEET ROAD, NORTH-EAST OF CHURCH ROAD.
 
The proposed route is indicated on the Fleet Town Centre Inset Map. The route follows a public consultation exercise in July 1989, during which representations were made which included the proposed junction of Church Road with the proposed Relief Road. The proposed route has been subsequently re-examined and the revised route has now been incorporated into the Proposals Map.
The completion of the Relief Road will enable environmental improvements and traffic management measures to be secured within the centre. These will include traffic management measures to make through and town centre traffic use the Relief Road and Albert Street rather than the surrounding roads. This proposal remains, in principle, in the currently adopted Hampshire County Structure Plan 1996 to 2011 and so must stay in the local plan by way of conformity. However, Hampshire County Council is expected to remove this proposal from a future review of the Hampshire County Structure Plan; when that happens, the local plan will be altered to take account of that.
The improvements to the road network east of Fleet, as set out in Policy T8 below, will also minimise traffic and improve the environment in Fleet Town Centre. An assessment of the environmental implications of the Relief Road will be submitted as part of the design process.
It is intended that environmental improvement works on Fleet Road will be carried out to provide safety and comfort to pedestrians in the shopping centre. Bus priority measures will also be considered within the shopping area.
Construction of the Inner Relief Road will be dependent upon developer contributions and consideration of the results of wider transportation studies.
Appropriate and adequate access will be retained for the existing telephone exchange to meet ongoing operational requirements. If part or all of that site should become available for development, vehicular access will continue to be provided to the site to meet the development needs of this key town centre site. This will be possible because the proposed route of the inner relief road will be no closer to the exchange than that shown on Inset Map 10.1 of the Plan. A flexible approach will be adopted to the future of the telephone exchange site so as not to hold up the completion of the relief road.
Prior to the implementation of any traffic management measures the County Council will consult all interested parties, including local residents and businesses. In all situations, any vehicular restrictions imposed will not apply to those requiring essential access, particularly recognised security purposes.
Construction of the Relief Road is likely, as a consequence, to be undertaken in stages rather than in its entirety straight away. Consequently, consideration will be given to carrying out environmental and safety improvements by way of traffic management or other means in the interim before the Relief Road is completed.
(See also Policy T19 of the Hampshire County Structure Plan Review).
 
 
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Road and Junction Improvements
T8 THE FOLLOWING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE HIGHWAY NETWORK EAST OF FLEET WILL BE CARRIED OUT:
  (i) Upgrading of Kennels Lane (road improvement);
  (ii) A327 Summit Avenue/Kennels Lane (junction improvement);
  (iii) U239 Ively Road/Kennels Lane (junction improvement);
  (iv) Upgrading of U239 Ively Road, between Kennels Lane and the A323 Fleet Road (road improvement);
  (v) A323/U239 junction, Norris Bridge (junction improvement).
 
A proposed sixth junction improvement at A323/C8 Aldershot Road lies just outside Hart District.
These improvements together with traffic management measures in the town centre are intended to minimise traffic and improve the environment in Fleet Town Centre. They will also serve future development at Queen Elizabeth II Barracks, Church Crookham and at Farnborough Aerodrome in Rushmoor Borough.
It is expected that developments coming forward in the plan period in the areas served by this route will make a significant contribution to the cost of implementing these schemes. In accordance with policy T16, where improvements to this route are made necessary by new development or redevelopment, contributions to the funding of the works will be sought and, where appropriate, developers required to enter into a legal agreement for their contributions.
 
 

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(See Policy T19 of the Hampshire County Structure Plan Review, Fleet Eastern Bypass).
 
 
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T9 THE FOLLOWING ROADS AND JUNCTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED OR IMPROVED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF ROAD SAFETY IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEVELOPMENT.
  (i) A30/Holt Lane (junction improvement);
  (ii) A30/Dilly Lane (junction improvement);
  (iii) A287/Redfields Lane (junction improvement);
  (iv) Queens Road, North Warnborough Street (junction improvement);
  (v) Beacon Hill Road (roundabout);
  (vi) A327/M3 eastbound (junction improvement);
  (vii) A327/M3 westbound (junction improvement);
  (viii) Spine Road with associated junction improvements within the Elvetham Heath Development;
  (ix) Ewshot Lane/Redfields Lane (junction improvement);
  (x) Ewshot Lane between its junction with Redfields Lane and the link road to the Queen Elizabeth II Barracks Development (road improvement and junction with T17);
  (xi) Fleet Road/Fleet Station/Waterfront Business Park (junction improvement).
     
The above schemes are dependent on development coming forward in the plan period. Developers will normally be expected to enter into a legal agreement for contributions to fund the work as set out in Policy T16.
The environmental impact of all schemes will be considered, together with the needs of pedestrians and cyclists.
Local plan development proposals are designed to make the best use of the existing highway and public transport network to serve existing community facilities, but it is recognised that some further road improvements may be undertaken to maintain road safety.
Proposed road improvements will be subject to further public consultation at the planning application and/or detailed design stage. At this time details of the environmental impact and proposed mitigation will be outlined.
 
 
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Cycling and Walking
T10 AS OPPORTUNITIES ARISE, LAND WILL BE SAFEGUARDED FOR THE PROVISION OF THE CYCLE NETWORK IDENTIFIED IN THE APPROVED CYCLEWAY STRATEGY FOR HART AND FOR A PEDESTRIAN NETWORK.
 
Land will be safeguarded for the provision of cycle way and footpath networks identified in the Hart Cycling Feasibility Study and for proposals to meet the needs of people with mobility impairments. The proposed strategic cycle network is identified in Appendix F.
The local planning and highway authorities will seek opportunities to improve provision for pedestrians and cyclists, and thereby enhance road safety for these users. In particular the local planning authority would like to see improved routes for cyclists between Hook and Odiham to encourage greater use of the bicycle in preference to the car. The encouragement of walking and cycling as modes of transport for short journeys is part of the overall strategy for reducing the level of use of private cars which contribute towards environmental pollution. Almost all journeys include a pedestrian element, making walking an essential part of the total transport system.
The Councils are currently preparing a strategy for cycleways in the District. Potential routes identified so far include:
(i) Fleet Station to Fleet Town Centre;
(ii) Fleet Town Centre to Hart Leisure Centre;
(iii) A route linking the Velmead Farm and Queen Elizabeth Barracks areas with the town centre, avoiding Reading Road South;
(iv) Fleet to Farnborough;
(v) Footpath/cycle way linking Blackwater with Sandhurst along Marshall Road;
(vi) Eversley Street to Yateley.
Further routes in Yateley, Odiham, Hartley Wintney, Hook and rural leisure routes are likely to be proposed within the strategy. Cycle links with the town centre will be sought on the major developments such as Elvetham Heath and Queen Elizabeth II Barracks.
 
 
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Specific proposals will be included in the plan when they have been identified and funding is available.
 
 
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T11 DEVELOPMENT WILL BE PERMITTED ONLY IF THE DESIGN AND LAYOUT OF PUBLIC ACCESS TO BUILDINGS, CAR PARKS, PEDESTRIAN WAYS AND OPEN SPACES MAKES PROVISION FOR THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS.
     
Almost all journeys include a pedestrian element, making walking an essential part of the total transport system. However, about one in every ten of the adult population has some form of physical handicap which restricts their ability to get about.
Additionally, a large proportion of the population has its mobility restricted by using pushchairs and prams, carrying shopping or luggage, illness, dealing with small children and by the normal ageing process.
The County Council will do all it can to make sure that the needs of mobility-impaired people are considered when planning and designing the street environment.
 
 
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Public Car and Motorcycle Parking
T12 LAND WILL BE SAFEGUARDED FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC OFF STREET CAR AND MOTORCYCLE PARKING AND CAR PARKS WILL BE MANAGED TO PROVIDE PRINCIPALLY FOR USE BY SHORT STAY USERS TO SUPPORT THE ECONOMIC WELL BEING OF THE SHOPPING CENTRE.
  (i) Land will be safeguarded at Victoria Road, Fleet;
  (ii) Land will be safeguarded at Church Road, Fleet.
     
The provision of additional off-street parking spaces in Fleet Town Centre will compensate for the loss of on-street parking places. This loss will result from the implementation of traffic management measures in the town centre.
The allocation of land for off street parking provision in Fleet Town Centre is in line with Government policy set out in PPG6, "Town Centres and Retail Developments". This guidance emphasises the important contribution retail activity can make to securing the vitality and viability of town centres.
 
 
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Traffic Management
T13 ON ROADS NOT FORMING PART OF THE STRATEGIC ROAD NETWORK, TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT MEASURES WILL BE PROMOTED WHERE NECESSARY TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY AND REDUCE THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF TRAFFIC, PARTICULARLY HEAVY GOODS VEHICLES. WHERE SERIOUS SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS CANNOT BE SOLVED BY SUCH MEASURES, NEW ROADS OR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS MAY BE PERMITTED PROVIDED THAT THEY ACCORD WITH OTHER POLICIES OF THIS PLAN. THE FOLLOWING IMPROVEMENTS ARE PROPOSED:
  (i) A30 Blackwater (road and environmental improvement);
  (ii) A30/A287 junction Dorchester Arms, Hook (junction improvement).
     
The local planning authority is keen to see further traffic management measures introduced where they will improve road safety and the living environment. General traffic management measures are subject to separate procedures and therefore not included in this plan.
 
A30 Strategy
These improvements will be carried out as part of the County Council's comprehensive strategy for the A30 in Hart.
The overall strategy for the A30 between Basingstoke and Blackwater is to seek a reduction in the number of long distance vehicles using the route. This will be achieved by modifying directional signing and by implementing schemes, which will discourage long distance traffic from passing through the villages on the A30 and encourage use of the M3.
(See also Hampshire County Structure Plan Review Policy T8, land safeguarded for improvement schemes on non-strategic roads.)
 
 
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Transport and Development
T14 DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS WHICH ACCORD WITH OTHER POLICIES OF THIS PLAN WILL BE PERMITTED PROVIDED THAT:
  (i) Within existing or proposed built up areas they are, or could be, served effectively by public transport, cycling and walking;
  (ii) Those of type likely to attract a large number of trips are located where choice in transport mode can be provided, including a significant proportion by public transport;
  (iii) They make adequate provision for highway safety, access and internal layout and parking.
 
 
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Concentration of development close to existing urban centres provides the best opportunity to reduce the need for travel, encourage increased use of public transport, cycling and walking and mitigate the wider environmental damage brought about by dependence on the private car. Development should be sited where it can contribute to minimising travel demand and where the potential for walking and cycling is optimised or where public transport systems can serve it effectively: such an approach is in keeping with the general principles of PPG13 on Transport.
In considering the adequacy of provision for highway safety and access regard will be had to the latest edition of the Department of Transport's "Design Manual for Roads and Bridges", as well as the local highway authority's own standards, as set out in "Movement and Access in Residential Areas".
Parking requirements will be based on the maximum parking standards set out in Supplementary Planning Guidance once adopted or the revised Hampshire County Standards. As part of an overall package the Council may seek "Transportation Payments", in accordance with PPG13 paragraphs 83 to 86 and Circular 1/97, towards improvements to public transport, walking and cycling provision. This is in order to influence travel patterns to the site and improve local accessibility without substantially adding to pollution and congestion problems.
Operational car and lorry parking requirements generated by proposed developments and re-developments should normally be met on site. Non-operational parking requirements will be met either on site by the provision of an equivalent car parking area close to the development site, or by the making of a payment (commuted payment) towards the provision of public car parking spaces close to the development sites.
Where commuted payments are made the Council will negotiate a legal agreement with the developer. Payments will only be accepted if the merits of a particular proposal warrant it and if the Council believe it is able to provide public car parking spaces that are easily accessible and convenient to the development site within a reasonable time.
As part of overall packages, the Council may seek commuted payments towards public transport and cycling provision, in order to improve accessibility without substantially adding to pollution and congestion problems.
Where an equivalent car parking area is provided, this should be close to the site, under the control of the developer and subject to a legal agreement with the Council.
Where predominantly night-time uses such as restaurants are proposed within walking distance of public car parks (which are not heavily used outside shopping hours), parking may not be required adjacent to the development.
 
 
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T15 DEVELOPMENT REQUIRING NEW OR IMPROVED ACCESS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IF IT WOULD:
  (i) Interfere with the effectiveness of, or significantly reduce the safety, function and standard of service of the strategic road network;
  (ii) Adversely affect the safety and character of the non-strategic road network.
 
The Department of Transport's policy is to oppose development which would result in the overloading of the motorway and trunk road network, unless it can be satisfied that improvements can be undertaken to provide additional capacity for a 15 year life-span. A detailed traffic impact assessment addressing the situation at the year of opening and 15 years later should be provided. Development should take account of current Department of Transport guidance.
Advice in the Department of Transport Note TD 41/95 links number of accesses onto roads with safety and advises against accesses.
For reasons of road safety, the highway authority considers that it is also important that such policy is also applied to County Distributor Roads. Accordingly, any net increase in the number of accesses onto these roads will be resisted.
Development included in this plan can be accommodated by the transport improvements proposed. Developers of other sites will need to demonstrate that they can overcome highway objections related to proposed developments, based on the transport policies of the plan.
 
 
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T16 WHERE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LOCAL TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE ARE MADE NECESSARY BY NEW DEVELOPMENT OR REDEVELOPMENT, THE LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY WILL SEEK PLANNING OBLIGATIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO FUND THE WORK WHERE IT CAN BE SHOWN TO BE NECESSARY AND REASONABLY RELATED IN SCALE AND KIND AND MEETS ALL THE OTHER POLICY REQUIREMENTS OF DETR CIRCULAR 1/97. CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE SOUGHT TOWARDS THE IMPROVEMENT OF LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT FACILITIES OR SERVICES, HIGHWAYS, CYCLEWAYS, FOOTPATHS, PUBLIC CAR PARKING OR OTHER PROVISIONS FORMING PART OF AN INTEGRATED LOCAL TRANSPORT STRATEGY.
 
 
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Where off-site highway works and/or other transport-related improvements are necessary to enable the proposed development to go ahead, developers will be expected to negotiate with the local highway authority for the provision of such infrastructure. In situations where highway improvements are also required to the trunk road network as a result of development proposals, the Highways Agency of the Department of Transport has agreed to implement such improvements: developers should enter into a Section 278 Agreement under the Highways Act 1980 with the Secretary of State for Transport, in accordance with current Government advice.
Where appropriate, agreements may include provision for the dedication of necessary land to enable highway works to proceed and for the provision of any necessary environmental mitigation measures associated with the highway works. Agreements for the provision of highway works will be sought in accordance with Government advice.
The highway authority will seek contributions which are fairly and reasonably related in scale and kind to the proposed development in order to seek the early implementation of any highway and other transport-related improvement schemes, including land and landscaping works, particularly those set out in proposals as outlined in the Local Transport Plan, particularly section 6.7 dealing with the North East Hampshire Transport Strategy (NEHTS). Contributions towards public transport and cycle/pedestrian provision will be sought either as an alternative to, or in addition to, highway improvements.
The approved Cycleway Strategy for Hart indicates the routes which will be funded by these financial contributions. Plans showing the routes can be found in Appendix F.
Improvements should normally be phased in line with development, and subject to a legal agreement completed in association with any planning application.
 
 
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Ewshot Lane/QEII Barracks Link Road
T17 LAND MARKED T17 ON THE PROPOSAL MAP WILL BE SAFEGUARDED TO ENABLE A LINK ROAD TO BE PROVIDED FROM EWSHOT LANE TO JOIN WITH THE ROAD NETWORK WITHIN THE QEII BARRACKS DEVELOPMENT (DEV2). THE PROVISION OF THE LINK ROAD WILL BE REQUIRED AS PART OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SITE.
 
This link road provides the first leg of a link from QEII Barracks to Redfields Lane. It is dependent on development coming forward in the plan period. Developers will be expected to enter into a legal agreement to carry out the works at no cost to the county council. The environmental impact of the scheme will be considered together with the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. This road scheme will be subject to further consultation at the planning application stage. At this time details of the environmental impact and proposed mitigation measures relating to the proposal will be required.
 
 
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