Welcome to the Harbour Place Travel Plan website. This page is designed to give you up to date travel information and inform you about travel facilities in your area. On this page you can find information on:
- Local shops and centres
- Rail station and information
- Bus stops, bus fairs and bus timetables
- Cycle routes and shops
- Events in your local area
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Your new home is located approximately 3.5km away from Havant Town Centre which is host to a wide range of amenities and facilities. Your new home is also within walking distance to frequent bus services, a supermarket, and post office.
Your local catchment schools are Bidbury Infant and Junior School and Warblington Secondary School. You will also receive a School Travel Pack which will contain a guide on how to travel to these schools sustainably and efficiently!
A number of healthcare facilities are located within reach of your home at Harbour Place. These include:
- Queen Alexandra Hospital (Bus 23)
- Drayton Surgery (Bus route 23 or 20 minute walk)
- Park Lane Medical Centre (27 minute walk)
The Havant area has a variety of activities to do, from tourist attractions to parks and gardens. Some of the main attractions in the area include:
- Meridian Shopping Centre
- Havant Market
- The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre
- Havant Gazebo Garden
- Langstone Harbour
Horizon Leisure Centre offers a range of fitness classes and activities designed to suit all fitness needs. It also has a sports hall, swimming pool, café, health suite and soft play area. Some of the activities they offer include:
- Adult & child swimming lessons
- Teen gym sessions age 10-15
- 180+ Gym Classes
The accessibility map below highlights all of your local facilities and places of interest local to you.
FREE Travel Voucher
To help you travel sustainably Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes have partnered up with Halfords and Stagecoach to offer you a FREE £50 travel voucher! As a resident of Harbour Place you are able to claim one of the following vouchers:
- £50 Halfords voucher for cycling equipment and accessories
- A Stagecoach bus pass
To find out more about the vouchers and how to claim please email us with your full name and address. Please note that one voucher is available per household.
Hampshire County Council have provided key information in Bidbury and Warblington schools, which are nearby to your new home. Dedicated webpages have been created to support active travel to the schools which is provided at: https://myjourneyhampshire.com/schooltravelprojects
The websites provide information on buses to the schools, Park & Stride routes to Bidbury Schools and Warblington Cycle Map. The Walk To School map below shows routes from your new home to the schools.
We have also created a helpful Walk to School Leaflet with a map located in ‘Harbour Place Walk To School’ section on this webpage.
Regular bus services provide Harbour Place with excellent links to facilities and services in the local and wider surrounding area.
The local area is served by the 23 Stagecoach bus service which operates from Leigh Park to Southsea every 10-30 minutes Monday – Saturday and every 15-30 minutes on Sundays. Use the link below for the most up to date timetables.
You can also catch the 21 bus service to Portsmouth. This services also runs every 10-30 minutes Monday – Saturday and every 20-30 minutes on Sundays. Use the link below for the most up to date timetables.
Where to catch the bus:
The nearest bus stops to Harbour Place for services 23 and 21 are located on Havant Road just outside the development (as shown on the local area map). These bus stops are supported by:
- Flag poles and timetables
- Bus shelter (Westbound)
Why take the bus?
- The walk to and from the bus is a great way to incorporate some physical activity into your daily routine.
- Relax and read a book whilst you travel to your destination.
- Season tickets offer unlimited travel on services and can prove cheaper than running a car.
Havant Walking to Health
Havant Walking to Health walks are free, fun and full of local beauty. The walks are led by volunteers and are designed to cater for all ages and abilities. The walks offer opportunities to exercise and meet new people in a safe and friendly environment. Dogs are also welcome so why not join today! Visit walkingforhealth.org.uk to find out more.
Come and be part of Britain’s biggest walking charity. Join the South West group and become a member of the Ramblers Association. Visit ramblers.org.uk for information on when the next walks are in your local area.
Havant Road’s gentle gradient and off-road footway adjacent to the carriage make it the perfect environment for cycling! Several local cycle routes are in close proximity to your new home, including:
National Cycle Route (NCR) 22 which runs from Banstead to Portsmouth. The route is accessed via Eastern Road off Havant Road 1.5km west of Harbour Place.
There is also NCR 222 600m west of the development which is a mostly traffic free route between Guildford and Shoreham
Halfords Havant and Evans Cycles – your local bike shops ! Both are based on Solent Road a 35 minute walk or 11 minute cycle away from your new home. Claim a £50 voucher and redeem it at Halfords towards the purchase of cycle equipment and accessories
Want to cycle but unsure of the best routes? Want guided rides? Want to make new friends? Join the Portsmouth Cycle training Club. To find out more visit: https://www.portsmouthctc.org.uk/
Bedhampton Train Station (BDH) is located approximately 1.25 miles east of your home at Harbour Place; accessible within a 25 minute walk or a 7 minute cycle.
From Bedhampton Station, Southern Railways services run on a frequent basis to key destinations such as London Waterloo (1h 43m), Littlehampton (42m), Portsmouth Harbour (18m) and Portsmouth and Southsea (12m). Use the link below for a live departures board.
- 20 cycle storage spaces
- Ticket office
- Customer help points
Purchasing a Network Railcard will give you up to a 1/3 off rail fares and will allow you to travel across 16 counties (inc. London). Visit http://www.network-railcard.co.uk.
If you’re a keen cyclist and fancy getting the train then plan your journey with PlusBike. It’s a free resource tool with all the information you need to plan a stress-free journey, visit plusbike.nationalrail.co.uk.
Car sharing is a great way to have access to a car without owning one. You also get the opportunity to engage with people making the same journey as you in your local area. Why not try it out using your local car club providers.
Lift Share– Join for free!
Save money by sharing costs with other people – a commuter can typically save around £1,000 a year by carsharing. Reduce stress and cut your carbon footprint at the same time.