Michael Wood "There's still time to reconsider"

Historian, broadcaster and author Michael Wood defends the Stonehenge landscape from the gouging and tunnelling for the widening of the A303. "There's still time to reconsider. And we should." Speak up, sign our petition and tell your MP why the road and tunnel are wrong. If you're an overseas objector, please write to our prime minister. FULL DETAILS ON THIS LINK

What are we campaigning for?

We are campaigning to stop the Government’s proposal to widen the A303 trunk road to the south west where it passes across the iconic Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS). The 4-lane carriageway, tunnel, slip roads and deep cuttings would severely damage a landscape that is considered “the most archaeologically significant land surface in Europe without parallel”. The whole site, extending to beyond the horizons ... READ MORE 

Leading archaeologist speaks out

Professor Mike Parker Pearson, leading expert in British Neolithic archaeology, speaks out “Stonehenge tunnel sets a bad precedent” shares ... READ MORE 

Write to your MP - or Prime Minister!

What should I say? It is more effective if you can compose an email or letter of objection to the A303 Stonehenge road scheme in your own words rather than send a standard letter.
  • Please attach the MPs’ Briefing.
  • Include your full name and address
  • For ideas of what to say, take a look at our page “What we are campaigning for”.
What if I live abroad?  Write to the Prime Minister ... READ MORE  

Petition is effective! Sign it! Share it!

We are persisting with our petition until the final decision this autumn.  Please can you share the petition with writers of blogs, magazines, managers of Facebook pages, travelogues, Trip Advisor or a newsletter?  Here is the petition.

Please can you pop a £ in the pot?

15 August 2018 - Thank you to everyone who responded to the supplementary consultation which has now closed. To campaign against the devastating 'expressway' we need money.  Our work is donated voluntarity but we need to pay for publicity, professional advice and numerous sundry items. To donate please link here. 

A303 Scheme sets dangerous precedent

Consortium of 22 experts led by Professor Mike Parker-Pearson wrote to Highways England “The UK has an international reputation for the quality of its heritage protection and enhancement; that reputation can only be maintained – setting the bar high enough to encourage others to reject large-scale damaging developments ...” READ HERE

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee advise UK

Stonehenge was designated in 1986 by UNESCO as “Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites World Heritage Site”. The Statement of Outstanding Universal Value explains why the WHS is of such importance to mankind... READ MORE

Sir Tony Robinson responds

Tony Robinson and others explain why they are objecting to the Stonehenge scheme. These points were made at the 2017 consultation but they are still valid since the short tunnel remains the preferred route.

Watch! Weep! Protest!

Government intends to build a 4-lane road and tunnel in the heart of the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. Tom Holland explains the horror (1.11min) on a site visit in 2017.  More campaign videos here.

 

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