Major transport projects
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Investing in transport across Surrey
We are committed to making journeys across the county easier, more predictable and safer. We recognise that a good quality transport network helps our county's economy to be strong, vibrant and successful and ensures Surrey remains a great place to live and work.
Our major transport projects, listed on this page, introduce new and improved transport infrastructure that will deliver our Surrey Transport Plan (LTP3), and work towards the community vision for Surrey in 2030. In addition to these major investments, we also undertake major maintenance projects and localised highway improvements.
Major transport projects first go through a planning period where options are developed and assessed. Following this, a business case is prepared that weighs up the costs of the proposal against the benefits it would bring about. Typically we also apply for funding from a number of sources at this stage, including Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and the Department for Transport (DfT). Subject to the successful completion of these steps, the project can then be delivered.
There are opportunities for residents and businesses to have their say at various points through project planning and delivery. This feedback is invaluable and shapes projects so that they deliver for our communities. Once a project has been completed, we monitor what has been built to confirm that the project has had the impact that was expected.
What major schemes are currently being developed and delivered?
Most of the schemes aim to address congestion, ease traffic flow and reduce road casualties across the county. As well as some large highway improvements, the schemes also aim to make it easier to travel by bus, by bike and on foot. Schemes include making improvements to cycle lanes and footways, putting in bus lanes, making bus stops better and more accessible and ensuring people can get reliable information about bus travel times.
To secure funding for major schemes, business cases must be prepared. This involves a number of stages to ensure that the schemes deliver value for money and sustainable, effective, reliable and safe transport solutions. The schemes currently being prepared are displayed in the following table:
|Name||Type (Value)||Stage||Build est.||Location|
|Wider Network Benefits (East)||Major Scheme (£3.75m)||Construction||2016 – 2019||County-Wide / Cross Boundary|
|Blackwater Valley Better Connectivity Phase 1||Sustainable Transport Package (£0.7m)||Complete||2015 – 2017||County-Wide / Cross Boundary|
|Epsom-Banstead STP||Sustainable Transport Package (£4.84m)||Planning (no current funding opportunity)||–||County-Wide / Cross Boundary|
|A217 Reigate to Horley Safer Roads scheme||Road Safety (£1.1m)||Planning||2018 - 2020||County-Wide / Cross Boundary|
|Brooklands Business Park Accessibility Project||Major Scheme (£2.9m)||Planning||2019 - 2021||Elmbridge|
|Epsom Plan E||Major Scheme (£3.4m)||Construction||2017 – 2019||Epsom and Ewell|
|Guildford Town Centre Transport Package||Major Scheme (£9.26m)||Planning and construction||2017 – 2020||Guildford|
|Guildford Sustainable Movement Corridor: West||Sustainable Transport Package (£3.9m)||Planning||2018 – 2020||Guildford|
|Unlocking Guildford||Major Scheme (£19.7m)||Planning||2019 – 2021||Guildford|
|Dorking Transport Package Phase 1||Sustainable Transport Package (£0.8m)||Complete||2016 – 2019||Mole Valley|
|A24 Resilience Scheme||Resilience (£4.6m)||Complete||2016 – 2017||Mole Valley|
|Greater Leatherhead STP Phase 1||Sustainable Transport Package (£4.8m)||Planning (no current funding opportunity)||–||Mole Valley|
|Greater Redhill STP||Sustainable Transport Package (£4.9m)||Construction||2015 – 2019||Reigate and Banstead|
|A23 Three Arch Road junction improvements||Major Scheme (TBC)||Planning||TBC||Reigate and Banstead|
|A217 Strategic Management||Resilience (£3.2m)||Complete||2016 – 2018||Reigate and Banstead|
|A23 Resilience Reigate and Banstead||Resilience (£4.9m)||Construction||2017 – 2019||Reigate and Banstead|
|Egham STP||Sustainable Transport Package (£1.8m)||Complete||2016 – 2017||Runnymede|
|Runnymede Roundabout||Major Scheme (£7.2m)||Complete||2017 – 2018||Runnymede|
|Wider Staines STP Phase 1||Sustainable Transport Package (£4.95m)||Planning and construction||2017 – 2020||Spelthorne|
|A331 Orange Route Scheme||Sustainable Transport Package (£0.75m)||Complete||2016 – 2017||Surrey Heath|
|A30/A331 The Meadows Gyratory||Major Scheme (£4.15m)||Construction||2017 – 2019||Surrey Heath|
|A30 and Camberley Town Centre||Major Scheme (£5m)||Planning||2018 – 2020||Surrey Heath|
|Woking Integrated Transport Package||Major Scheme||Construction||2016 - 2019||Woking|
|Woking Sustainable Transport Package||Sustainable Transport Package (£4.4m)||Planning||2019 - 2021||Woking|
How are major transport schemes funded?
Funding for the major schemes is expected to come from a number of sources, including developer contributions and government grants.
Government funding for major infrastructure projects is devolved to the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP), of which Surrey is a member of two: the Coast to Capital LEP in the east and the Enterprise M3 LEP in the west. In partnership with the districts and boroughs, we bid for funding from each of the LEPs for a number of transport schemes. As a result, a significant proportion of the funding for the active major schemes will come from the LEPs' Local Growth Funds.
The Department for Transport (DfT) also created a Safer Roads Fund in 2017 to improve the 50 worst roads for road casualties in England. Surrey County Council have made a bid for funding for safety improvements on the A217 between Reigate and Horley.
How can I find out more?
As schemes are progressed, we will publish information on these pages. At key points during the planning and delivery of projects, we will also undertake public consultations, which can be found on our roads and transport proposals and consultations pages.
If you would like to receive notifications of future public consultations on major transport projects you can sign up for email alerts.
You can email the major schemes team at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In this section
- Guildford major transport schemes
- Mole Valley major transport schemes
- Reigate and Banstead major transport schemes
- Runnymede major transport schemes
- Surrey Heath Major Transport Schemes
- Spelthorne major transport schemes
- Epsom and Banstead major transport schemes
- Wider Network Benefits East - cross boundary major transport scheme
- A217 Reigate to Horley Safer Roads scheme
- Elmbridge major transport schemes
- Woking major transport schemes
- Farnham Infrastructure Programme