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Windhover Roundabout

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Windhover Roundabout
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Bursledon Common
Highway Authority
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Junctions related to the A3024

Windhover Roundabout is a busy roundabout junction where several routes in to Southampton meet.

It originally consisted of three roads forming a triangle shape, all running two-way. A farm was built in the middle in the 1890s.

In 1969, the 'triangle' had its corners rounded, turning it into a formal roundabout. The north-east side of the roundabout was then enlarged to make space for the link to the M27. This required a number of buildings on West End Road to be demolished. The old alignment can still be seen as a gap in the trees.

A retail development in the corner of the junction at Bursledon Towers saw Hamble Lane upgraded to dual carriageway. Around the same time, the road was renumbered as part of the A3025 to keep traffic out of Lowford.

Two arms of the roundabout were later signalised. Highways England is proposing to signalise the rest.


Route To Notes


Swaythling, West End, Botley, Hedge End (B3033)


Park Gate, Sarisbury, Burseldon


Southampton, Bitterne


(M27), The WEST, Portsmouth not signed as A3024


Woolston, Hamble-le-Rice, Netley Abbey (B3397)


Hamble, Lowford, Netley Now classified A3025.

Windhover Roundabout
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