2020

November 

A selection of media coverage following the Transport Secretary’s decision to go ahead with the A303 Stonehenge road scheme:  

Controverse: un tunnel pourrait être construit sous le site historique de Stonehenge – Lonely Planet France

Rival factions battle for soul of Stonehenge -The Times Image PDF 

Letter to the Times – Stonehenge at risk – Consortium of Archaeologists

Why a Newly Approved Plan to Build a Tunnel Beneath Stonehenge Is So Controversial – Smithsonian Magazine

Stonehenge Tunnel: Planning Inspectorate advised against scheme due to heritage concerns – New Civil Engineer PDF 

Letters: Case for Stonehenge tunnel doesn’t stand up – Daily Telegraph

Stonehenge road tunnel approved despite protests – The Jakarta Post

Building the Stonehenge tunnel would be the gravest act of desecration perpetrated by a Tory government in living memory – Tom Holland, The Daily Telegraph PDF

Letter: Simon Jenkins – The Times 

Cartoon: “I warned them about replacing this bit of the A303 with a tunnel” – Paul Thomas, Daily Mail

Britain Approves Tunnel Construction Near Stonehenge, Causing Outcry – NPR (US)

Contentious Stonehenge tunnel gets UK government approval w/video interview – DW (Deutche)

Stonehenge road tunnel given go-ahead despite backlash – The Guardian

Stonehenge A303 tunnel plan approved by transport secretary – BBC News

Roads minister says she would ‘build Stonehenge Tunnel tomorrow’ as opposition to scheme mounts – New Civil Engineer PDF

Stonehenge tunnel: campaigners call for scheme’s rejection – Construction News

Stonehenge Druids Pledge Sacrifice To Try To Stop Tunnel – Ancient Origins

Druids face defeat as bulldozers get set for Stonehenge bypass – The Observer

Earlier media records in preparation

 

 

2019
2018

March 

“Customer First, Engaging with opposition” – New Civil Engineer

January

2017

September

August

UNESCO’s Stonehenge views rebuffed – Local Transport Today (subscription & blog)

July

UN tells Government to rethink Stonehenge plans – Transport Network

June

Stonehenge bypass ‘better than tunnel option’ UNESCO experts say – BBC News

March

February

January

[1] Washington Post quoted CNN incorrectly. UNESCO had not yet seen the plans at the time of writing.

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Obituaries: Stonehenge Alliance founders

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Media coverage prior to 2014 can be found on the archived Save Stonehenge website.

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