Highways England’s consultation on the A303 at Stonehenge response from RESCUE

Latest news: Highways England’s consultation is now closed. There will be a preferred route announcement in summer 2017 and further consultation on that scheme in late 2017.

Update: 21 leading Stonehenge archaeologists and academics have responded to the consultation, emphasising the damage a short tunnel option would do. Read it here. Other responses, from key organizations, can be seen on the Stonehenge Alliance website here.

Rescue have responded to the recent consultation from Highway’s England on proposed upgrades to the A303 at Stonehenge. Together with Stonehenge Alliance (see their response and guidance here) , we encouraged all our members to respond strongly to the consultation and oppose a short tunnel option.

Our full response is below and members were strongly encouraged to use relevant sections of our letter to make their own representation.

See https://highwaysengland.citizenspace.com/cip/a303-stonehenge/

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