Roundabouts we love to hate in Portsmouth and Fareham | Nostalgia

Who’d have thought roundabouts could be so fascinating?

Friday, 6th August 2021, 8:30 pm
Updated Friday, 6th August 2021, 8:43 pm
The old roundabout outside The News Centre, Hilsea, and the jams that built when the new, giant, Portsbridge roundabout opened just up the road about 1970.
The old roundabout outside The News Centre, Hilsea, and the jams that built when the new, giant, Portsbridge roundabout opened just up the road about 1970.

Well, we think they are because of the history contained in these pictures.

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Fareham: Work in progress on the Delme Roundabout flyover with a giant pile-driver in position and the route the road would take, November 1983. Picture: The News PP987

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The M27 under construction. Looking west into the distance is the M27 from Portsbridge roundabout into the distant Portchester. Picture: Tony Triggs collection.
The newly-built News Centre at Hilsea in 1969 with work beginning on what would become Portsbridge roundabout with no trace of the A27 or M27 in sight. Picture: The News
Fareham: Work on the Quay Street roundabout flyover looking north in August 1985. Picture: The News PP989