Welcome to Madgwick Park 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
- Rail station information
- Bus service information
- Cycle routes
- Events in your local area
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The accessibility map below highlights all of your local facilities and places of local interest to you.
There are two bus stops both within 8 minutes’ walk from Madgwick Park which are located on Stane Street and by Chichester Park Hotel. Within close proximity to the site is three supermarkets (Sainsburys, Lidl and Aldi), Portfield Retail Park, John Lewis, McDonald’s, Homebase and various other shops. These are all within a 10 minute walk from Madgwick Park.
A wider range of services can be found in Chichester City Centre which include banks, restaurants, pharmacies, shops, cafes and cinemas.
Chichester Train Station is located approximately 2 miles southwest of your home at Madgwick Park, accessible within a 33 minute walk or a 13 minute cycle. Station facilities include: CCTV, ATM machine, toilets, 180 cycle storage spaces, a waiting room, WiFi, telephones and a café.
From Chichester Train Station, Southern Railways services run on a frequent basis to key destinations such as London Victoria (1h 30), Southampton (55 mins), Brighton (1h) and Gatwick Airport (1h).
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 http://plusbike.nationalrail.co.uk/
National Rail offers a text service for travelers on the move. More information can be found here (https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/times_fares/1954.aspx?query=dep%20BSK). You can also create a pocket timetable here (http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/service/planjourney/search) for up to 3 selected departures and/or arrivals including Mondays-Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. This timetable can be downloaded as a PDF and printed.
Try visiting the National Rail website for information regarding live arrivals and departures.
The local bus network offers convenient routes to most local destinations, with frequent services, this could be the travel mode for you. Buses run regularly all through the day, so whether you need to get to work, the shops or pick up the children from school the bus provides comprehensive access to many destinations.
Your local area is served by the 55 Stagecoach bus service from Tangmere to Chichester; with a service every 20 minutes Monday – Friday, every 30 minutes on Saturdays and every hour on Sundays. You can also catch the 658 bus service to Ormiston Six Valleys Academy.
Stay up to date with local bus routes and times by clicking here https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/roads-and-travel/travel-and-public-transport/bus-and-coach-travel/plan-your-journey/bus-routes-and-timetables/
If you fancy getting out on your bike, cycle routes in the area make your trip an easy way to travel. The map below shows cycle routes within the area of Chichester, with National Cycle Routes 88 and 2 accessible from your new home at Madgwick Park.
West Sussex County Council have a cycle journey planner where you can select a start point and end point to your journey! Click here to start planning your journey today https://cyclejourneyplanner.westsussex.gov.uk/
With so many great cycling routes on your doorstep why not put on your cycle helmet and get active!
See what’s going on in your local area. A full list of events in Chichester can be found here https://www.visitchichester.org/events
To find events further afield, why not take a look at the events planned in Hampshire too. Click on the link to find out more http://www.westsussex.info/events.shtml
See if you can add any of these events to your calendar. You’ll get to know your local area, or just have a bit of fun, and for some join in on international events.