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Gibbet Hill Road Closure - Phase 3

There are a number of scheduled roadworks and developments taking place on campus over the summer months. Make sure you check the Traffic and Travel webpages for up to date informtion before you travel to the University.

Phase 3: 28 July – 8 August (delayed)

UPDATE 19/08/08: Owing to ongoing engineering issues, the Gibbet Hill Road works will remain in Phase 3 until the end of this week - Friday 22 August. The contractors anticipate that Phase 4 will commence on Tuesday 26 August. However, the contractors have already managed to complete works on carpark 2 roundabout, meaning the scheduled end date of 12 September still stands.

During this period, Gibbet Hill Road will be closed between Gibbet Hill Campus and Car Park 2 Roundabout. Access to central campus will be via Kirby Corner Road and the Gatehouse only.

Approaching campus from the A45 Fletchamstead Highway/Kirby Corner Road

Access from the A45 onto Central Campus will be as normal via the Gatehouse although traffic will be a lot heavier as this will be the only route on to Central Campus.

Deliveries and services accessing Rootes, Social Studies and the rear of the Arts Centre can use the one-way access point at the back of the Arts Centre, onto Gibbet Hill Road which will be made two-way for this period. Please note that you will also have to exit at the back of the Arts Centre as University Road will be closed.

Alternatively, University members who want access to central campus will be able to use the entrance at Lynchgate Road (by the Claycroft residences). This access point will be open between 8am -12pm for incoming traffic and 2pm–7pm for outgoing traffic. There will be no access for vehicles between 12pm-2pm.

Vehicles travelling to Gibbet Hill campus will need to follow road diversions along the A45 and access via Kenilworth Road junction.

Changes to bus routes approaching from A45/Kirby Corner Road

LATEST NEWS 25/07/08 Stagecoach have now confirmed that from Monday 28 July, Service U1 will operate from Leamington via A46, A45 (Kenpas Highway, Fletchamstead Highway), Charter Avenue (return Sir Henry Parkes Road), Kirby Corner Road to University, and vice-versa. During this period, the service will use University Road and Library Road on the campus. It will serve campus and use a temporary bus stop located on Library Road.

Service U2 & 16 will operate direct from Crackley to Coventry via Kenilworth Road and will not serve the University.

Travel Coventry, service 12, will serve central campus and will enter at Gatehouse, travelling along University Road and turning right onto Library Road. Temporary bus stops will be located at the top of Library Road, opposite the Ramphal Building. Buses will then exit right at the top of Library Road and will return towards the Gatehouse.

(N.B. the Travel Coventry notice has a start date of 20 July - this refers to their summer timetable, not the Gibbet Hill diversion. The diversion will start on Monday 28 July.)

There will be no car parking on Library Road from 28 July – 29 August.

Approaching campus from the A46/Kenilworth Road/Gibbet Hill

Traffic travelling to Gibbet Hill campus will be unaffected.

All traffic wishing to access central campus will need to follow road diversions along the A45 and Kirby Corner Road to enter via the Gatehouse.

Alternatively, University members who want access to central campus will be able to use the entrance at Lynchgate Road (by the Claycroft residences). This access point will be open between 8am -12pm for incoming traffic and 2pm–7pm for outgoing traffic. There will be no access for vehicles between 12pm-2pm.

Deliveries and services accessing Rootes, Social Studies and the rear of the Arts Centre can use the one-way access point at the back of the Arts Centre, onto Gibbet Hill Road which will be made two-way for this period. Please note that you will also have to exit at the back of the Arts Centre as University Road will be closed.

Changes to bus routes approaching from Kenilworth Road/Gibbet Hill

LATEST NEWS 25/07/08 Stagecoach have now confirmed that from Monday 28 July, Service U1 will operate from Leamington via A46, A45 (Kenpas Highway, Fletchamstead Highway), Charter Avenue (return Sir Henry Parkes Road), Kirby Corner Road to University, and vice-versa. During this period, the service will use University Road and Library Road on the campus. It will serve campus and use a temporary bus stop located in Library Road.

Service U2 & 16 will operate direct from Crackley to Coventry via Kenilworth Road and will not serve the University.

Travel Coventry, service 12, will serve central campus and will enter at Gatehouse, travelling along University Road and turning right onto Library Road. Temporary bus stops will be located at the top of Library Road, opposite the Ramphal Building. Buses will then exit right at the top of Library Road and will return towards the Gatehouse.

(N.B. the Travel Coventry notice has a start date of 20 July - this refers to their summer timetable, not the Gibbet Hill diversion. The diversion will start on Monday 28 July.)

Phase 4 (from Car Park 2 roundabout to the University Road exit at the back of the Arts Centre) is due to start on Monday 11 August. Details of diversions will be confirmed nearer the time.