Congestion charge could be imposed in Winchester

Congestion charge could be imposed in Winchester

Consultation opens into Winchester Movement Strategy plans

DRIVERS could face congestion charges in Winchester if plans to cut city centre traffic fail to work, according to a new draft city strategy.

It comes as Hampshire County Council, working with Winchester City Council, launched a consultation over proposals for the Winchester Movement Strategy.

The ‘Emerging Strategy Document’, released earlier this week, suggested a range of measures in a bid to cut city-centre traffic and improve air quality. They include:

DRIVERS could face congestion charges in Winchester under new proposals if plans to cut city centre traffic fail.

It comes as Hampshire County and Winchester City councils launched a consultation over proposals for the Winchester Movement Strategy.

l Giving buses priority over cars through measures such as bus gates in Southgate Street and Chesil Street;

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