Southampton City Council refuse to reveal result of talks over roads misery near docks

Daily Echo: Roads bosses silent on plan to ease traffic chaos Roads bosses silent on plan to ease traffic chaos

HIGHWAYS chiefs in Southampton have refused to disclose the result of top-level talks on recent traffic chaos in the city.

The city council and contractor Balfour Beatty met yesterday to discuss recent gridlock that has affected thousands of motorists.

On two occasions, roadworks at Platform Road and the arrival of cruise ships have combined with other factors to cause gridlock throughout the city centre.

As reported in the Daily Echo, after chaos on Wednesday, council transport boss Cllr Jacqui Rayment said high-level talks would be held to see if anything more could be done to prevent it happening again.

But last night, the council refused to disclose the outcome of the meeting, with a spokesman saying it would be made public in due course.

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8:40am Fri 13 Dec 13

issacchunt says...

Best not push the issue, we don't want another Richard Williams situation from her. As much as we need an alternative locally to the overpriced echo the council need to address the public through it.

More chance of finding halal pork scratchings. . .
Best not push the issue, we don't want another Richard Williams situation from her. As much as we need an alternative locally to the overpriced echo the council need to address the public through it. More chance of finding halal pork scratchings. . . issacchunt

8:41am Fri 13 Dec 13

aldermoorboy says...

Open docks road it must help
Open docks road it must help aldermoorboy

8:45am Fri 13 Dec 13

Pobinr says...

Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for;
MORE Roma
MORE traffic jams
MORE immigration
MORE crowded parks
MORE packed surgeries
MORE crowded beaches
MORE houses on green belt land
MORE crowded trains and buses
MORE centralised control by the EU
MORE power cuts due to more demand
MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town
MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking
MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for.
Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for; MORE Roma MORE traffic jams MORE immigration MORE crowded parks MORE packed surgeries MORE crowded beaches MORE houses on green belt land MORE crowded trains and buses MORE centralised control by the EU MORE power cuts due to more demand MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for. Pobinr

10:27am Fri 13 Dec 13

On the inside says...

Pobinr wrote:
Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for;
MORE Roma
MORE traffic jams
MORE immigration
MORE crowded parks
MORE packed surgeries
MORE crowded beaches
MORE houses on green belt land
MORE crowded trains and buses
MORE centralised control by the EU
MORE power cuts due to more demand
MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town
MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking
MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for.
Racist sxcum
[quote][p][bold]Pobinr[/bold] wrote: Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for; MORE Roma MORE traffic jams MORE immigration MORE crowded parks MORE packed surgeries MORE crowded beaches MORE houses on green belt land MORE crowded trains and buses MORE centralised control by the EU MORE power cuts due to more demand MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for.[/p][/quote]Racist sxcum On the inside

10:36am Fri 13 Dec 13

redsnapper says...

Council spokesman covering up for the brainless morons who have no ideas.
Council spokesman covering up for the brainless morons who have no ideas. redsnapper

11:43am Fri 13 Dec 13

jackois says...

I'm looking out of my window onto Winchester Road and the traffic is crawling by towards the town centre... as it does most days recently.

It's not just the city centre that has these problems...

I also remember that traffic control, by Romanse, was head and shoulders above many other places I've lived. Finding out that Balfour Beatty had taken over this council service helps me understand how the city's traffic has worsened in recent times.

Hardly surprising, though, council services actually provided by our council fall year on year. Shame that they aren't very good at overseeing value for the money they give to big business...
I'm looking out of my window onto Winchester Road and the traffic is crawling by towards the town centre... as it does most days recently. It's not just the city centre that has these problems... I also remember that traffic control, by Romanse, was head and shoulders above many other places I've lived. Finding out that Balfour Beatty had taken over this council service helps me understand how the city's traffic has worsened in recent times. Hardly surprising, though, council services actually provided by our council fall year on year. Shame that they aren't very good at overseeing value for the money they give to big business... jackois

11:50am Fri 13 Dec 13

southy says...

Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect



The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off.
Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v
Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off. Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v southy

1:20pm Fri 13 Dec 13

issacchunt says...

On the inside wrote:
Pobinr wrote:
Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for;
MORE Roma
MORE traffic jams
MORE immigration
MORE crowded parks
MORE packed surgeries
MORE crowded beaches
MORE houses on green belt land
MORE crowded trains and buses
MORE centralised control by the EU
MORE power cuts due to more demand
MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town
MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking
MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for.
Racist sxcum
Racist? What has he said that is racist? You show low intellectual knowledge by throwing the racist word about. Many people are very concerned with the watering down of our services due to the population increase which is down to immigration.

Bleeding hearts just roll out the same old critism, he or she may just be a concerned british resident. Even immigrants are concerned with the open door.
[quote][p][bold]On the inside[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Pobinr[/bold] wrote: Mass immigration of unskilled people is only of benefit to those that pay crap wages. If you vote for the big three parties, you are voting for; MORE Roma MORE traffic jams MORE immigration MORE crowded parks MORE packed surgeries MORE crowded beaches MORE houses on green belt land MORE crowded trains and buses MORE centralised control by the EU MORE power cuts due to more demand MORE feeling like a foreigner in your home town MORE classes of kids needing special training in basic talking MORE systematic, total betrayal of all that your forefathers worked and fought for.[/p][/quote]Racist sxcum[/p][/quote]Racist? What has he said that is racist? You show low intellectual knowledge by throwing the racist word about. Many people are very concerned with the watering down of our services due to the population increase which is down to immigration. Bleeding hearts just roll out the same old critism, he or she may just be a concerned british resident. Even immigrants are concerned with the open door. issacchunt

1:21pm Fri 13 Dec 13

hulla baloo says...

southy wrote:
Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect



The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off.
Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v
Did you get a bonus for using the letter V ?
[quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off. Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v[/p][/quote]Did you get a bonus for using the letter V ? hulla baloo

2:45pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Yoda Master says...

jackois wrote:
I'm looking out of my window onto Winchester Road and the traffic is crawling by towards the town centre... as it does most days recently. It's not just the city centre that has these problems... I also remember that traffic control, by Romanse, was head and shoulders above many other places I've lived. Finding out that Balfour Beatty had taken over this council service helps me understand how the city's traffic has worsened in recent times. Hardly surprising, though, council services actually provided by our council fall year on year. Shame that they aren't very good at overseeing value for the money they give to big business...
Spot on.........from ex ROMANSE employee
[quote][p][bold]jackois[/bold] wrote: I'm looking out of my window onto Winchester Road and the traffic is crawling by towards the town centre... as it does most days recently. It's not just the city centre that has these problems... I also remember that traffic control, by Romanse, was head and shoulders above many other places I've lived. Finding out that Balfour Beatty had taken over this council service helps me understand how the city's traffic has worsened in recent times. Hardly surprising, though, council services actually provided by our council fall year on year. Shame that they aren't very good at overseeing value for the money they give to big business...[/p][/quote]Spot on.........from ex ROMANSE employee Yoda Master

3:01pm Fri 13 Dec 13

southy says...

hulla baloo wrote:
southy wrote:
Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect



The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off.
Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v
Did you get a bonus for using the letter V ?
From that TV show V for Visitors
[quote][p][bold]hulla baloo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: Just look at the shape of Southampton, apart from the extra part on the Eastern side of the river Itchen, it's a V shape with every thing thrown in the bottom of that V, ok we can not do much about the Docks location but things could of been different with Shopping, Entertainment, Eatery,s they could of been place in other areas, like Portswood, St Denys, Shirley ect The docks we can not do a lot about, apart from move it down river, but shopping we could off, entertainment could off. Look at the shape of southampton its a V shape apart from the extra part on the other side of the river itchen, you got every thing in the bottom of that V with traffic coming, its just going to get tighter at the bottom of that v[/p][/quote]Did you get a bonus for using the letter V ?[/p][/quote]From that TV show V for Visitors southy

4:00pm Fri 13 Dec 13

Donald2000 says...

Jacqui Rayment says, what's it got to do with you lot anyway, you are only plebs, we will let you know when we are ready. We are God and you are nothing.

Can someone tell me why this disgusting idiot was elected to power. Bombastic moron.
Jacqui Rayment says, what's it got to do with you lot anyway, you are only plebs, we will let you know when we are ready. We are God and you are nothing. Can someone tell me why this disgusting idiot was elected to power. Bombastic moron. Donald2000

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