A22 Network Resilience

THEME: Transport

AREA: East Surrey

The scheme is a package of resilience improvements to improve the ability of the A22 in Surrey to cope with unpredictable events.


Delivery Body: Surrey County Council

Theme: Transport

Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £4.1m

Match Funding Contribution: £1.72m

Project Status: Complete


Summary of Project

The A22 is a major road connecting Croydon to the South and provides one of the major diversion routes for the M25 and M23. These works will improve flow of traffic and links from Gatwick and the South East to London.


Local Growth Fund contribution has been used to improve the reliability of the A22 and its ability to cope with extreme rainfall and the associated risk of damage and, other unpredictable events.


Resurfacing and improvements to drainage works will contribute to the carriageway becoming more weather and usage resilient and improvements to pedestrian connectivity facilities will make the area safer for the local surrounding schools and businesses.


Key Outputs

  • 6,500 m of resurfaced road, 2 dams, 30m of culverts, 2.4km of French drains & 2 sluice gates.
  • Improvements to water management systems to the A22 drainage systems.
  • Road resurfacing and drainage improvements made to Wapses Lodge Roundabout.
  • Improvements made to pedestrian connectivity facilities on the roundabout between Caterham and Whyteleafe.

Resurfacing and major structural improvements to the A22, including improvements to drainage systems, along the carriageway between the M25 Junction 6 roundabout and the A25 Oxted roundabout.


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