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University of Southampton dates for Freshers’ Programme for new and returning students

Posted by on Sep 21, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

The University of Southampton has informed us that students are now returning to the city and they wanted to keep local residents updated on the additional activities that the Students’ Union (SUSU) will be providing for them. Over the next 3...

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Road closures on Westwood Road and Northlands Road – see details below!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

As part of the continuing works along The Avenue and Winn/Westwood/Highfield Roads, Westwood Road will be closed for 3 weeks from tomorrow (11 August). See more in the link below. While posting, Northlands Road will be closed from 6 am to 12...

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Southampton’s Outdoor Sports Centre: Public Consultation

Posted by on Aug 6, 2021 in Hot Topics

Southampton’s Outdoor Sports Centre: Public consultation View as a webpage / Share Public consultation on the Outdoor Sports Centre Have your say on the Draft Masterplan of Improvements. From 6 August – 31 October 2021, you can take part in...

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There is an overnight road closure (10 pm to 6 am) on 5 August from Lodge Road to Highfield Avenue

Posted by on Aug 4, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

According to Southampton City Council’s ‘City News’, there will be an overnight closure (10pm – 6am) on 5 August from Lodge Road to Highfield Avenue for resurfacing work. You can keep up to date with local travel information...

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Recent attempted and actual house burglaries in the Highfield area

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

Just a heads-up, over the last few days there have been several attempted and one actual burglary in parts of Highfield represented by members of the HRA Crime information sharing Whatsapp Group. There appears to be a very organised approach. In...

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Update on Avenue works below.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

Note in Phase 3, which starts from 9 August for up to 3 weeks, works to modify the junction mouth with Westwood Road and install a continuous footway crossing will require the closure of the Westwood Road junction for the duration. Southampton City...

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From Monday 21 June, works start on The Avenue to improve access and safety for walkers and cyclists

Posted by on Jun 18, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

Just to be aware. Update from Southampton City Council: From Monday 21 June, works start to make a number of changes to improve access and safety for people walking and cycling along The Avenue between Westwood Road and Highfield Road. Works will...

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Burgess Road between Hill Lane and Bassett Avenue will be closed tomorrow (Tues 15 June) and the following day between 9.30 am and 3.30 pm

Posted by on Jun 14, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

Just be aware: Burgess Road between Hill Lane and Bassett Avenue will be closed tomorrow and the following day between 9.30 am and 3.30 pm for ‘life extending’ surface treatment work. More below courtesy of the Daily Echo:...

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Will affect many local residents! Construction of pedestrian access improvements on The Avenue from 21 June 2021

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021 in Hot Topics, News

Southampton City Council has issued a letter about the above which will affect many local residents. More below: Following formal and informal consultations carried out last year regarding potential pedestrian and cycling improvements on The...

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Japanese knotweed

Posted by on May 14, 2021 in Hot Topics, News, Other Planning Issues / Information

Recently an HRA member had contacted the secretary to report Japanese knotweed in a local garden. The knotweed is an invasive species and if the plant remains in that garden, nothing has to be done by law to eradicate it.  However, if the weed...

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