Road Safety Improvements on the A21 at Hurst Green

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Dear Highways England,

In 2014 I understand that the Highways Agency carried out full studies of the A21 junctions with the A229 (known as Coopers Corner) and also at the junction with the A265 to Etchingham.

I understand that safety improvements were devised, and that these proposals included recommendations for roundabouts. A full roundabout at Coopers Corner and a mini roundabout in the centre of Hurst Green at the junction with the A265.

I understand that since this time several updated and new safety proposals have been considered by Highways England, but that these have not been implemented.

I would be grateful if you supply details of these or any related reports or proposals, current or past that concern the A21 and (1) its junction with the A229 and also (2) with its junction with the A265.

Yours faithfully,

A Brown

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Highways England,

Thanks for your note, should you require any clarification of my request please do reach out, likewise if we need to discuss how the extent of information that could be obtained without cost or complexity, I would be most likely happy to amend my request accordingly.

Yours faithfully,

A Brown

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear A Brown

Please find attached response to your FOI request about Safety
improvements on the A21

Regards

Ian Thoburn

 

 

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Dear Mr Thoburn,

Many thanks for providing this information and also for signposting other key documents - I will review these with great interest as they show that a lot of thinking has already been done.

I believe the appendix within the Feasibility Study Report, which contains details of the proposals requested in the original FOI request is missing, would be grateful if you could supply please. It's labelled within the provided report as Appendix A, Proposed Safety Accessibility and Sustainability Improvements:
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-01
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-02
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-03
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-04
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-05
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-06
HE553662-MOU-GEN-A21-DR-Z-100-07

Yours sincerely,

A Brown

Thoburn, Ian, Highways England Company Limited

I am sorry for the missing drawings
I will ask my colleague for an electronic copy and I hope to forward these by the end of the week.
Ian Thoburn

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Thoburn, Ian, Highways England Company Limited

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Please find attached appendix A as requested
Ian Thoburn

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Dear Mr Thoburn,

many thanks for your swift response and for providing the missing appendix, unfortunately these diagrams also seem to reference the schemes requested in the original FOI request, but stop short of actually providing the detail which I assume must be in separate documents. I would be grateful if these could be tracked down.

For clarity, these are refereed across these documents as:

"Coopers Corner, proposed A229 roundabout NMU improvements BBMM JV"

and

"Hurst Green Proposed A265 mini roundabout BBMM JV"

Many thanks for your assistance,

Kind regards,

A Brown

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