The long term vision for Lansdowne is to create an exciting and attractive place to live, work, study and enjoy.
Indicative designs of the proposed improvement works were showcased during a public consultation that ran from the 18th October to 22nd November 2019. All the proposals were outlined in the consultation Information Document.
This consultation asked residents, businesses, transport providers and the wider public for their views on how the proposed changes could affect them. You can read the consultation report here.
Following feedback collected during the consultation period, the decision was made earlier in 2020 to focus on changes that will deliver the greatest benefits for the community in the shortest possible time. Since then, BCP Council has also acknowledged the need to support local businesses and economic recovery post covid-19.
Plans are now being considered for an initial delivery phase which aims to deliver improvements to the public realm that do not require the closure of Holdenhurst Road. This will include art installations, seating and a new event space. In addition, a new segregated cycle route, improvements for local buses and safer pedestrian crossing points will be introduced.