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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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M27 J8 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Road Works
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 28 September 2016 to 30 September 2016. Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

A27 westbound exit for A3 | Westbound | Road Works
Period : from 22:01 on 1 August 2016 to 06:00 on 1 October 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Location : The A27 westbound exit slip to the M275 . Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

A27 westbound between A2030 and M27/M275 | Westbound | Road Works
Period : from 21:33 on 28 September 2016 to 06:00 on 29 September 2016. Location : The A27 westbound between the junctions with the A2030 and the M275 . Status : Currently Active. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Roadworks.

A27 westbound between A2030 and M27/M275 | Westbound | Road Works
Period : from 22:01 on 1 August 2016 to 06:00 on 1 October 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Location : The A27 westbound between the junctions with the A2030 and the M275 . Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

M271 J1 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works
Location : The M271 southbound exit slip at junction J1 . Status : Pending. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 October 2016 to 06:00 on 30 October 2016. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

M271 J1 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016. Location : The M271 northbound exit slip at junction J1 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

M271 J1 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works
Period : from 09:30 on 3 August 2016 to 06:00 on 1 November 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Location : The M271 northbound exit slip at junction J1 . Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

M271 J1 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 29 September 2016. Location : The M271 northbound exit slip at junction J1 . Status : Currently Active. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Road repairs.

M271 J1 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works
Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 1 November 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Location : The M271 northbound entry slip at junction J1 . Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

M271 J1 southbound access | Southbound | Road Works
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016. Location : The M271 southbound entry slip at junction J1 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

M271 northbound between A35 and J1 | Northbound | Road Works
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016. Location : The M271 northbound between junctions A35 and J1 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

M3 J13 westbound exit | Westbound | Road Works
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 29 September 2016. Location : The M3 westbound exit slip at junction J13 . Status : Currently Active. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Roadworks.

M27 eastbound between J4 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 29 September 2016. Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J4 and J5 . Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

M3 westbound between J13 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works
Period : from 21:04 on 22 September 2016 to 06:00 on 15 October 2016. Location : The M3 westbound at junction J13 . Status : Currently Active. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Roadworks.

M3 westbound between J12 and J13 | Westbound | Road Works
Period : from 21:04 on 22 September 2016 to 06:00 on 15 October 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Location : The M3 westbound between junctions J12 and J13 . Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks.


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