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Driving to Southampton


Southampton is easily accessible from all parts of the country.

Located on the UK South Coast, Southampton is the gateway to the Isle of Wight and is easily accessible from all parts of the country by road.

From the Midlands and the North: use the M6 or A1/M1, M42, M40 and A34 links or alternatively M6 and M1, M25, M3 to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From Wales and Avon: use the M4 to Jct 13, A34, M3 to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront or M4 to Jct 18, A46, A36, M27, M271 to City Centre and Waterfront

From London, Heathrow, Essex, East Anglia: take the M25 or A316 and join the M3 motorway south to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From Gatwick Airport & Channel ports: take the M23 or M20 as appropriate, M25, M3 south to Jct 14, A33 to City Centre and Waterfront

From the South East: take the A27 or A272, or A3M, M27 to Jct 3 and follow signs to City Centre and Waterfront

From the South West: take M5, A30 or A358, A303, A36, M27 to Jct 5 and follow signs to City Centre and Waterfront



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A31 westbound access from M27 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 westbound entry slip from the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 November 2017 to 06:00 on 28 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

A31 eastbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and M27 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 eastbound between the junctions with the A338 North and the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 24 November 2017 to 06:00 on 25 November 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 November 2017 to 06:00 on 1 December 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

A31 eastbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and M27 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 eastbound between the junctions with the A338 North and the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 24 November 2017 to 06:00 on 25 November 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 November 2017 to 06:00 on 1 December 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

A31 eastbound between A338 near Ringwood (east) and M27 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The A31 eastbound between the junctions with the A338 North and the M27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 November 2017 to 06:00 on 28 November 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 4 December 2017 to 06:00 on 5 December 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M27 eastbound within J12 after M275 access | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 11 December 2017 to 15 December 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

M27 westbound between J2 and J1 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 November 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

M271 northbound within J1 | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound between junctions J1 and M27 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 27 November 2017 to 28 November 2017.

M27 J2 westbound access from A36 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 November 2017 to 25 November 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 November 2017 to 29 November 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

M271 northbound between A35 and J1 | Northbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 northbound between junctions A35 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 27 November 2017 to 28 November 2017.

link road from M3 J14 westbound to M27 J4 westbound | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M3 slip road to the M27 westbound . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

M27 westbound within J4 | Westbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

link road from M27 J4 westbound to M3 J14 eastbound | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M3 eastbound between the M27 eastbound and junction J14 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

M27 J5 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 November 2017 to 29 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

M27 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 November 2017 to 29 November 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

M27 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 November 2017 to 06:00 on 29 November 2017.


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