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 ProjectMajor Scheme (£2.9m)Planning2019 - 2021Elmbridge
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 GuildfordMajor Scheme (£19.7m)Planning2019 – 2021Guildford
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 improvementsMajor Scheme (TBC)PlanningTBCReigate 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 – 2020Surrey Heath
Woking Integrated Transport PackageMajor SchemeConstruction2016 - 2019Woking
Woking Sustainable Transport PackageSustainable Transport Package (£4.4m)Planning2019 - 2021Woking

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.

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You can email the major schemes team at:

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