Brookvale, Havant

Welcome to the Brookvale Travel Plan Site.

We’re here to help you utilise the best of your area, be that shops, facilities or public transport.

On this page you can find information on the following:

  • Local Shops and centres
  • Bus stops/timetables/fares
  • Train station/timetables
  • Cycle routes, shops
  • Events on in your local area

Much of the information is provided through direct links to other websites, this ensures that the information we give and you use is up to date.

UPDATES:

Following the governments current advice regarding the Coronavirus many passenger transport operators are reviewing service timetables. This page has been updated to reflect the most recent timetables in place during this outbreak. Any further updates/changes to services will be monitored and updated.

What’s in your local area?

Your new home in Brookvale is well located to access a number of local facilities, particularly in Havant Town Centre which includes takeaways, cafes, banks, retail outlets, post office, public houses and Havant Library. There is also a small local centre surrounding the local primary school (Sharps Copse Primary School) which includes a convenience store and takeaway.

Hampshire’s ‘My Journey’ planner is a free tool which allows you to enter you start location and final destination to help you understand what travel options are available to you. Visit the website here to access the journey planner tool. https://myjourneyhampshire.com/

Bus Travel

Your new home in Brookvale is well served by two frequent Stagecoach bus routes; the 20 and 21. A summary of the routes and timetables is outlined below along with relevant links to the bus company’s web pages.

20 – From stops on Wakefords Way

Route:   Havant – Cosham – Portsmouth

This route runs Monday – Saturday on an hourly basis. Visit the timetable webpage here

21 – From stops on Wakefords Way

Route: Havant – Farlington – Portsmouth

The route runs Monday-Sunday on an hourly basis Visit the timetable webpage here

Why take the Bus?

There are many reasons why you should start to take the bus.

  1. The walk to and from the bus is a great way to incorporate some physical activity into your daily routine
  2. You have the opportunity to relax and whilst on your journey and could even proactively use your time, such as read a book
  3. Season tickets could offer unlimited travel services and can provide cheaper than running a car
  4. Contributing to cleaner air

For information about Stagecoach bus services, visit: stagecoachbus.com

To help you get the most out of your local bus network, as part of the Travel Plan Bellway Homes are offering residents a Travel Voucher which can be used toward bus or cycle travel. The bus voucher covers 7 x ‘South Dayrider Gold’ bus tickets which can be used across the south including Portsmouth, Havant and Chichester. Visit the Stagecoach website to find out more on which services can be used.

Contact your Travel Plan Coordinator’s using travelplan@paulbashamassociates.com. Please ensure you provide us with your full name and address so we can process your voucher.

Please note these vouchers are one per household and can be claimed against bus travel or a cycle voucher.

Train Travel

To travel by rail from your home in Brookvale, Warblington and Havant are the closest railway stations.

Warblington Railway Station is operated by Southern Railway and provides regular services to Chichester which is an 18 minute journey, Portsmouth and Southsea which is a 21 minute journey and Littlehampton which is a 38 minute journey.

To travel to Warblington Station would constitute a 20 minute walk or 6 minute cycle.

To see the live Warblington departure board visit National Rail’s website here

Havant Railway Station is operated by South Western Railway and provides some further services to those from Warblington such as Brighton (1 hour), London Waterloo (1 hour 30 minutes) and Southampton Central (40 minutes).

To see the live Havant departure board, visit National Rail’s website here

To travel to Havant Railway Station would also be a 30 minute walk or 10 minute cycle or a 10 minute bus journey via the 20 or 21 Stagecoach bus services.

For information about facilities at Havant Train Station, visit: National Rail

For live departure information from Havant Train Station, visit: National Rail Departure Board

Bicycle Travel

The National Cycle Network route 22 runs in the vicinity of your new home through Havant and connects with Portsmouth to the south and Guildford to the north. The route consists of a mixture of traffic free and on road cycling and also connects with route 222 and route 2, the later of which provides a long-distance route across the south cost. 

Visit Havant’s cycle map here to find out the local cycle routes in your area which is colour coded to identify on road and off route routes – perfect for any cycle ability.

To help you get the most out of your local cycle network, as part of the Travel Plan Bellway Homes are offering residents a £50 Cycle Voucher to spend at your local Halfords Store which can be used towards a bike purchase or the purchase of bike equipment.

Contact your Travel Plan Coordianator’s using travelplan@paulbashamassociates.com. Please ensure you provide us with your full name and address so we can process your voucher.

Please note these vouchers are one per household and can be claimed against bus travel or a cycle voucher.

Interested in Car Sharing?

Do working hours make using public transport more tricky? Or do you carry lots of equipment to work meaning the car is essential? Why not consider car sharing?

Lift share have a data base of over 700,000 people to car share with. It’s free to join and find both drivers and passengers to share with! You could help reduce CO2 emissions, reduce the stress of driving by sharing and could save up to £1000 on average per year!

Why not see who is already signed up in your local area? Visit: https://liftshare.com/uk 

Sustainable Driving

Still need to drive your own car? There are still ways to develop more sustainable habits, why not try some of the below techniques:

  • Remove unnecessary weight from your car such as roof racks or boxes
  • Avoid breaking and accelerating hard by driving smoothly
  • Limit the use of your air conditioning
  • Check your tyres are fully inflated
  • Stick to the speed limit – speeding often leads to higher fuel consumption

Sustainable Driving

Hampshire County Council – Visit the ROMANSE webpage to find out more information on live traffic information https://www.romanse.org.uk/index.htm

National Rail Enquiries – To search for engineering works on rail routes. Search via route or operator e.g. South Western Railway https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/service_disruptions/currentAndFuture.aspx

My Journey Hampshire – Includes a journey planner tool as well as news about travel in the Hampshire area. https://myjourneyhampshire.com/

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