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. Sometimes we will authorise developers, district councils and other organisations to make improvements to our highways too.

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 we working on?

Schemes being planned or constructed

Name Type (Value)Stage Build est.Location
A23 Three Arch Road junction improvementsMajor Scheme (TBC)PlanningTo be determinedReigate & Banstead Borough
A30 and Camberley Town Centre Major Scheme (£5m) Planning 2018 – 2022Surrey Heath Borough
A31 ResilienceResilience (£3.7m)Construction2020 - 2021Guildford Borough
A217 Reigate to Horley Safer Roads scheme Road Safety (£1.1m) Planning 2018 - 2021Reigate & Banstead Borough
A320 North of WokingHousing Infrastructure Fund Scheme (£41.8m)Planning2021 - 2024Runnymede Borough
Brooklands Business Park Accessibility ProjectMajor Scheme (£2.9m)Construction2019 - 2021Elmbridge Borough
Electric Vehicle Charging Point PilotPilotPlanning2020 - 2022Guildford, Spelthorne, Waverley and Woking Boroughs
Epsom and Banstead Sustainable Transport PackageSustainable Transport Package (£4.84m)Planning (no current funding opportunity)To be determinedEpsom & Ewell and Reigate & Banstead Boroughs
Farnham Infrastructure ProgrammeMajor SchemePlanningTo be determinedWaverley Borough
Guildford Town Centre Transport Package Major Scheme (£9.26m) Planning and construction 2017 – 2021Guildford Borough
Guildford Quality Bus CorridorsSustainable Transport Package (£4.5m)Planning and construction2018 - 2022Guildford Borough
Unlocking GuildfordMajor Scheme (£19.7m)Planning and construction2019 – 2022Guildford Borough
Victoria Arch and A320 widening (external) (managed by Woking Borough Council)Housing Infrastructure Fund Scheme (£95m)Planning2019 - 2024Woking Borough
Wider Staines Sustainable Transport Package Sustainable Transport Package (£4.95m)Construction 2017 – 2021Spelthorne Borough
Woking Integrated Transport Package (external) (managed by Woking Borough Council)Major SchemeConstruction2016 - 2021Woking Borough
Woking Sustainable Transport PackageSustainable Transport Package (£4.4m)Planning and construction2019 - 2022Woking Borough

Recently completed schemes

NameTypeLocation
A23 ResilienceResilience (£4.9m)Reigate & Banstead Borough
A24 ResilienceResilience (£4.6m)Mole Valley District
A30 / A331 The Meadows Gyratory Major Scheme (£4.15m)Surrey Heath Borough
A217 Strategic Management Resilience (£3.2m)Reigate & Banstead Borough
A331 Orange Route Scheme Sustainable Transport Package (£0.75m)Surrey Heath Borough
Blackwater Valley Better ConnectivitySustainable Transport Package (£0.7m)Blackwater Valley
Dorking Transport Package (Phase 1)Sustainable Transport Package (£0.8m)Mole Valley District
Egham Sustainable Transport Package Sustainable Transport Package (£1.8m)Runnymede Borough
Epsom Plan EMajor Scheme (£3.4m)Epsom & Ewell Borough
Greater Redhill Sustainable Transport Package Sustainable Transport Package (£4.9m)Reigate & Banstead Borough
Runnymede Roundabout Major Scheme (£7.2m)Runnymede Borough
Wider Network Benefits (East)Major Scheme (£3.75m)East Surrey

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 typically 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.

We have also successfully applied for funding when government departments have invited bids for specific national initiatives - for example, the Department for Transport's Safer Roads Fund and the Department for Communities and Local Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund.

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.

Contact us

You can email the major schemes team at: majorschemes@surreycc.gov.uk.

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