Consultation on Fareham access plan underway

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RESIDENTS are urged to speak out on a plan to improve access to the town centre in Fareham.

Hampshire County Council is calling for views on the Fareham Town Access Plan.

The plan is being developed with Fareham Borough Council to help guide the develop of transport schemes in the town in the next 20 years.

It is hoped the move will help improve access to local facilities by walking, cycling, public transport and by car.

Now a public consultation is set to seek the views of residents, workers, shoppers and visitors to help identify options for improving transport access in the town.

From Friday people will be able to discuss the Transport Action Plan with officers from Hampshire County Council and Fareham Borough Council at a public event in West Street, Fareham.

Councillor Mel Kendal is in charge of transport and environment at Hampshire County Council.

He said: ‘We would like to hear the views of as many people as possible, on the Town Access Plan for Fareham.

‘The consultation event on West Street, Fareham, and on our website will give Fareham’s residents and visitors the opportunity to comment on the improvement proposals and help us to develop the Town Access Plan further.’

Anyone who wants to view the draft plan can visit the podium in West Street, Fareham, from 9.30am to 4pm on Friday.

Alternatively visit consultations.hants.gov.uk to give your views.

The consultation will run from Friday until June 3.