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Welcome to Southampton City Council’s cycling pages. Cycling is a great way to get around quickly and easily, whilst saving money and improving your fitness.

The pages on the left provide information on:

  • Reasons to cycle and the benefits cycling bring

  • How to get low cost cycle training to help you start cycling or improve your skills

  • Information how to cycle safely

  • Information on events in the city that may be of interest to cyclists

University Cycle Link Consultation

The consultation documents below introduce the University Cycle Link project –which will connect the existing cycle track on The Avenue to the University’s Highfield Campus and Burgess Road – and show a number of route options. The council has carried out consultation with local interest groups and residents on the project and is now inviting feedback on the concept plans from the wider public. Please view the plans below in order:

1. General Project information

2. Overall Project Plan
3. North Section Option 1
4. North Section Option 2
5. Highfield Road
6. South Section Option 1
7. South Section Option 2

8. South Section Option 3

The consultation is now closed. Thank you all for your responses. The council will consider all comments and develop plans of a preferred route. Information on the planned preferred project will then be posted on this page in Autumn this year.

Downloadable documents

Icon Name of file Size Download time
Image General Project Information 1231 KB 5secs @ 2Mbps
Image Overall Project Plan 12281 KB 49secs @ 2Mbps
Image North Section Option 1 5064 KB 20secs @ 2Mbps
Image North Section Option 2 1690 KB 7secs @ 2Mbps
Image Highfield Road 3137 KB 13secs @ 2Mbps
Image South Section Option 1 2863 KB 11secs @ 2Mbps
Image South Section Option 2 4536 KB 18secs @ 2Mbps
Image South Section Option 3 1728 KB 7secs @ 2Mbps
Image Cycle Map 2629 KB 11secs @ 2Mbps
Link to download Adobe Acrobat if required

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