A303

Tender announced for £60m Stonehenge job

17/06/2021

Highways England has launched its search for a Delivery Assurance Partner to support the delivery of the £1.7bn A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme.

Shapps backs another A303 dualling scheme

04/02/2021

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has given the formal green light to a plan to add a further three miles of dual carriageway to the A303 in Somerset.

Ministers 'could stop digging' as A303 tunnel costs rise

02/03/2020

Highways England has described as ‘speculation’ reports that the planned tunnel for the A303 at Stonehenge could be scrapped.

No light at the end of tunnel funding impasse

06/01/2020

The Planning Inspectorate has passed its recommendation on plans to build a tunnel at Stonehenge to the transport secretary but the project remains unfunded.

UN unhappy as Govt saves £540m on Stonehenge tunnel

04/06/2019

The UN is set to urge ministers to reconsider plans for a tunnel at Stonehenge, including extending the tunnel so its western portal is outside the World Heritage Site – a move the UK has rejected on cost grounds.

UNESCO feedback 'will inform final Stonehenge plan'

16/04/2018

Highways England has pledged to further refine its plans for a tunnel at Stonehenge in response to the views of international heritage experts.

New route for the Stonehenge road tunnel unveiled as costs rise

12/09/2017

Highways England has modified its plans for a road tunnel under Stonehenge as part of its £1.6bn A303 upgrade, however it still faces staunch criticism over the scheme and its mounting costs. 

Government gives green light to Stonehenge tunnel plans

12/01/2017

Plans for a 1.8 mile road tunnel that will run past Stonehenge have been finalised by the Government.  

JV awarded £17.5m design contract for A303

14/01/2016

An Atkins/Arup joint venture has been appointed as design consultant for the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down in Wiltshire.  

Highways England to replace low quality stone on A303

24/06/2015

Highways England will carry out remedial works on the A303 near Amesbury after stone used in the original scheme was contaminated with low quality materials.

£2.5m resurfacing works on A303

21/01/2015

Resurfacing work totalling £2.5 million will start this month on the A303 near Amesbury.

Traffic group wants A303 dualled

18/12/2013

A local traffic group has called on the government to dual the A303 west from Stonehenge. 

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