The road improvement schemes being considered in and around Reigate right now

The road improvement schemes being considered in and around Reigate right now

Cash from developers is being used to pay for a pedestrian crossing over a busy A road.

Engineers from Surrey County Council (SCC) and Reigate and Banstead Borough Council secured the funding from developer contribution for the A217 at Brighton Road and Burgh Wood.

The Local Committee for SCC and the borough has a combined £204,182 from capital and revenue pots to spend on highways this year.

In a report to be approved by the committee on Tuesday next week (June 5), works carried out last year were outlined along with proposed works for this financial year.

This included the A217 crossing plus an enhanced gateway scheme on the A25 Buckland Road in Reigate.

Works highlighted in the report to be carried out in 2018/19 include:

Slipshatch Road, Reigate

Speed limit reduction from 60mph to 40mph

Cost: £5,000

Hollymeoak Road/Portnalls Road – Chipstead

Junction improvement

Cost: £5,000

Winkworth Road, Banstead

Zebra crossing – change of lights

Cost: £10,000

All areas in borough

Dropped kerbs/tactile paving

Cost: £5,000

All areas in borough

Small safety schemes


Victoria Road, Horley

Zebra crossing


Potential developer-funded schemes:

A23 High Street, Merstham

Convert existing zebra crossing to signal control

Tadworth Street, Tadworth

Road widening to provide additional traffic lane on approach to A217 Brighton Road roundabout

A217 Brighton Road/A2022 Fir Tree Road/Bolters Lane, Banstead

Junction improvement for pedestrians

A240 Reigate Road/A2022 Fir Tree Road, Epsom Downs

Junction improvement for cyclists

Preston Regeneration

Parking and traffic flow improvements

Epsom Lane North, Epsom Downs

Road safety improvements

A217 Brighton Road/Burgh Wood, Nork

Signalised pedestrian crossing

Eastgate, Nork

One-way echelon parking

Chequers Lane, Walton on the Hill

Priority give-way

Road safety schemes:

A25 Buckland Road/West Street, Reigate

Speed limit terminals and traffic islands

A217 Brighton Road, Tadworth

Average speed cameras

Woodhatch Road, Redhill

Signs and road markings at A23 junction

Pedestrian crossing

Article courtesy of Get Surrey