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Bournemouth Railway Station to Jumpers Common, Christchurch

Walking and cycling improvements between Holdenhurst Road in Bournemouth and Jumpers Common to the north of Christchurch are proposed to make east-west journeys safer, easier and more enjoyable. 

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Holdenhurst Road - Ashley Road:

  • New and improved crossing points on Holdenhurst Road
  • New two-way shared paths on both sides of Holdenhurst Road, between Station Roundabout and the Wellington Road Roundabout
  • Junction layout revisions to give more priority to people walking and cycling, at the junctions of Holdenhurst Road and various adjoining roads
  • Improvements along Windham Road and other local roads to provide a quiet route for cycling and walking, including upgraded speed humps, new raised table junctions, improved lighting and new wayfinding signage

Kings Park:

  • Improvements at the Ashley Road entrance to the park, including light segregation (eg flexible poles) on existing cycle lane and reallocation of parking provision – existing disabled spaces to be retained and relocated
  • Existing shared path through the park improved, with dedicated walking and cycling space separated by a verge where possible, with new wayfinding signage and better crossings over roads 
  • Extension of 20mph zone to cover all arms of Harewood Avenue roundabout
  • Improvements to other paths through the park with widening, surfacing and vegetation clearance
  • Improvements to existing path through residential neighbourhood around Sevenoaks Drive, with barriers removed and new wayfinding signage
  • An alternative quiet route is being considered along Sevenoaks Drive and Walkwood Avenue

Chaseside - Iford Roundabout:

  • Improvements along Chaseside, with new crossing points and a protected two-way cycle track on northern side of road
  • Riverside Avenue junction improved, providing space for better crossing points
  • New shared path on north-east side of Castle Lane East, between Riverside Avenue and Iford Roundabout
  • Junction layout revisions to give more priority to people walking and cycling, at the junctions of Castle Lane East and Holdenhurst Avenue, Cheriton Avenue, Holmfield Avenue, Iford Close and Bridle Crescent
  • Existing shared path through woodland north of Castle Lane East would be improved by surfacing
  • New protected space for cycling on south-west side of Castle Lane East, between Riverside Avenue and Bridle Crescent

Riverside Avenue – Jumpers Common:

  • New shared path between existing paths near Riverside Avenue and the bridge crossing point
  • Existing footpath upgraded to shared path for walking and cycling between the bridge that crosses the river and Stour Way, with new wayfinding signage and surfacing, subject to agreement with golf course operator

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