A217 Network Resilience

THEME: Transport

AREA: East Surrey

The scheme is a package of resilience improvements to improve the ability of the A217 in Surrey to cope with unpredictable events.

Delivery Body: Surrey County Council

Theme: Transport

Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £2.7m

Match Funding Contribution: £828k

Project Status: Complete


Summary of Project

The A217 is the main route from London, through Surrey and these improvements will be key to the success of future regeneration plans in the surrounding areas.


Local Growth Fund has been vital to upgrading highway drainage systems and resurfacing areas of the road that have previously been water damaged during extreme rainfall.


The flood resistance will improve travel time to all surrounding areas, reduce the risk of flood related accidents and help protect surrounding businesses and buildings.


Key Outputs

  • 4.6km of re-surfaced roads
  • 8.7km of Improved drainage on the Belmont Roundabout and the approaches to it.
  • Upgrade water management systems between Junction 8 of the M25 and the Babylon Lane Roundabout.


Resurface and improve drainage to targeted lengths of the carriageway, south of Reigate to Horley.


Image: A217 Reigate Road
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Robin Webster - geograph.org.uk/p/6202431

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