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A3 Guildford By-Pass

Volume 949: debated on Friday 12 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give an undertaking that no decision will be taken to accept any tender for construction work on the A3 Guildford by-pass which involves any significant use of the British Railways goods yard at Woking for the transport of materials unless an opportunity is first provided for him to hear representations from residents and businesses in the Woking aea whose interests would be adversely affected by the resulting traffic problems.

Before accepting any tender for construction of the A3 Burpham-Ladymead Diversion—Guildford by-pass—which could involve significant use of the British Rail goods yard at Woking, my right hon. Friend will take account of all the relevant factors, including the local concern of which he is well aware.