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New Princesshay Car Park Access

By January 3, 2019January 26th, 2021Local Authority News, Member News & Updates

Planned Roadworks

We are writing to inform you of planned roadworks being carried out commencing in January 2019, by SWH on behalf of Exeter City Council and Devon County Council as part of the enabling works for the proposed new Bus Station and Leisure Centre.
The works comprise the following:

Area 1 – Works to road signs, road markings and changes to kerblines and bollards within
Southernhay East and Dix’s Field.

Area 2 – Changes to the traffic signal junction at Paris Street/Bampfylde Street, involving
removal of traffic islands, new ducting and resurfacing of the junction, along with associated
traffic signs and lining.

Area 3 – Changes to footways in Bude Street and to the junction of Bude Street and
Bampfylde street, including kerblines, paving and associated traffic signs and lining.

The works require the following traffic management:

Area 1 – Will be carried out using temporary traffic management from 7:00 on the 14/1/19
to 19:00 on the 23/1/19 including night time closures on both Southernhay East and West to
the north of Barnfield Road and on Dix’s field from the junction with Paris St, the closures
will retain access to all properties and facilities as far as possible.

Southernhay E and W – from 19:00 to 7:00 on 14/1/19 to 17/1/19

Dix’s Field – from 19:00 to 7:00 on 18/1/19 , 21/1/19 and 22/1/19


Area 2 – Will be carried out under temporary traffic lights and will require restrictions on
traffic movements on Paris St, with day time lane closures and night time road closures.
Closure and diversion routes as set out below.

Diversion routes have been agreed as illustrated on the attached plan, these will be subject
to appropriate signing and will be implemented for the following dates:

Day time lane closures 07:00 to 19:00 on 11/2/19 to 14/3/19

Night time closures 19:00 to 7:00 on 11/2/19 to 20/2/19

Area 3 – Will be carried out using temporary traffic management that will retain access to all properties and facilities.

As set out above the contractor will endeavour to maintain access to your properties or business at all times and to keep any inconvenience to a minimum, although some interruption may be unavoidable and for this we apologise in advance. If you are a resident or business within our works, please speak to the operatives on site who will arrange for you to access your property at the earliest and safest opportunity.

Your cooperation in this matter is appreciated and if you would like to speak to someone regarding these works, please use the following telephone numbers between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.


SWH Ltd – Sonia Marshall
Tel: 01404 821500
Email: [email protected]

Exeter City Council – Rob Sims
Tel 01392 277888
Email : [email protected]