Wallisdown corridor improvements
A series of major infrastructure investment and improvement schemes are being delivered in the Wallisdown area.
The Wallisdown Corridor is the focus of major infrastructure investment schemes. Together they will improve access along this key route, provide better transport links between our towns and support the growth of the local economy. They will also contribute towards reducing journey times and improving safety, whilst also providing a better public realm for residents and encouraging more people to travel sustainably.
Read the Wallisdown Road improvements summary survey report.
Boundary Roundabout improvements
This phase will introduce safer, cycle and pedestrian facilities at Boundary Roundabout and adjoining roads; Talbot Avenue, Boundary Road, Wallisdown Road and Gillett Road, Bournemouth. Work began in Summer 2020.
Wallisdown Road (east) improvements
Plans for this phase are currently being developed for the area from Boundary Roundabout to University Roundabout. This phase is due to commence in Spring 2021.
Wallisdown Road reconstruction
This essential phase involved the full depth reconstruction of the Wallisdown Road carriageway from University Roundabout to Wallisdown Roundabout. This took place in Spring 2020. Prior to this a new shared pedestrian and cycle lane was also installed in the area.
Wallisdown crossroads improvements
Plans for this phase are currently being developed at Wallisdown Roundabout. This phase is due to commence in 2021.
Wallisdown Road (west) improvements
The Wallisdown Road (west) scheme will deliver a series of pedestrian and cycle improvements along the western end of the Wallisdown area, along the A3049 from Mountbatten Roundabout to the Bryant Road Junction. The scheme will be split into a series of phases, the first began in October 2020.
During the latest phase of works, we've implemented all possible mitigation actions on site to reduce the risk of transmission.
Walking and cycling through Wallisdown
Please consider walking or cycling through the area. The health benefits from these activities is well known. You will also be contributing towards improving local air quality.
A healthier and more environmentally friendly form of getting about, if you do not own a bike yourself, Beryl Bikes are available for instant hire across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Simply download the Beryl Bike app and search for the nearest available bike.
Beryl has also produced a safe use during COVID-19 guide
With schools and further education establishments currently open, we are keen to encourage parents, carers and young people to choose active travel as their preferred way of getting to and from school or college.
Access local advice and information on back to school travel
We are carrying out these improvements with additional government funding from the Local Transport Plan (LTP) capital programme, the National Productivity Investment Fund and Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Deal Fund.