The International Council on Monuments and Sites UK (ICOMOS-UK) who play a leading role to implement the 1972 World Heritage Convention in the UK have released their response to the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel project indicating that the proposals should be reassessed.
ICOMOS-UK wishes to register a strong objection to these proposals in view of the substantial negative and irreversible impact we believe that the dual carriageways at both ends of the tunnel would have on the attributes of OUV of the WHS of Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites.
Read more and download the full PDF from their website here
Blick Mead lies within this World Heritage Site and is also strongly against the A303 tunnel plans. See earlier news story for Blick Mead’s consultation response.