The High Street, Princess Way and Knoll Walk improvement works are due to start on Monday 6 January 2020.
This project will take just over a year to complete and will bring huge improvements to these areas with new road and pavement surfaces, street furniture, trees and lighting.
We have prepared some Q&As for the project. If you have a question not covered by the list below please send to Camberley.email@example.com and the contractor will answer these for you.
Q. What part of Camberley town centre is affected by the works?
A. The improvement works will be taking place in Princess Way, Knoll Walk and the High Street from the junction at Pembroke Broadway/Portesbery Road to Obelisk Way.
Q. Will the businesses situated in these areas still be open during the works?
A. Yes, all businesses will be open as normal during the project. The High Street and Princess Way will be fully accessible for pedestrians.
Q. Will I be able to walk through Knoll Walk during the works?
A. No, Knoll Walk will be shut for the duration of the project as it will be used by Dyer and Butler to store materials and tools.
Q. I usually walk through Knoll Walk to reach the High Street. What alternative route is there when Knoll Walk is closed?
A. You will still be able to access the High Street from Portesbery Road, Bissingen Way and St George’s Road.
Q. How will I access the High Street and Princess Way whilst the works are underway?
A. All these areas will be fully accessible by foot, wheelchairs and mobility scooters and all the businesses will be open as usual.
Q. When do the works start and complete?
A. The works start on Monday 6 January 2020 and are due to complete in January 2021
Q. What do the works involve?
A. The works are extensive improvements that are replacing the road and pavement surfaces, street lighting, street furniture and plants. Find out more here.
Q. Can I still access the High Street by car during the works?
A. No, the High Street will be closed to all vehicles except residents, emergency and service vehicles during the works. Once the project completes the High Street will be open to cars once again.
Q. Who is carrying out the construction works?
A. Dyer and Butler are the Civil Engineering Company who will be carrying out these works. www.dyerandbutler.com
Q. Why is the top part of the High Street, from Obelisk Way to London Road not part of this project?
A. This part of the High Street is proposed to be improved as part of Kier’s London Road development.
Q. Can I ride my bicycle through the High Street during the project?
A. Unfortunately, not. The road will only be accessible for pedestrians or service and emergency vehicles.
Q. How will I get into a shop if the pavement outside is dug up?
A. The contractor will only dig up the pavement outside shop doorways while shops are shut.
Q. How will the shops, pubs etc get their deliveries?
A. Dyer and Butler are working closely with all the affected businesses to ensure they still receive their deliveries throughout the construction.
Q. I have a disabled badge on my car, where can I park when the project is taking place?
A. There are some disabled spaces on St George’s Road. Parking is also available on London Road. All the multi-storey car parks have disabled spaces too – Knoll Road, Main Square and The Atrium.