Parliamentary Debate

Yesterday, 5th June 2018, the A303 tunnel proposal was debated in parliament with the impact on Blick Mead being of significance within the debate. You can view the transcript from the whole debate here and the Blick Mead team would like to send huge thanks to MP Alex Burghart for bringing this debate to parliament and … Read moreParliamentary Debate

A303 Tunnel Latest News

Since the Stonehenge A303 tunnel scheme consultation process ended at the end of April, it would seem like all has gone quiet. However there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. UNESCO have been surveying the scheme and producing their own response; UNESCO are the body who award World Heritage Site status to … Read moreA303 Tunnel Latest News

ICOMOS-UK says Stonehenge Tunnel is ‘severely flawed’

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 … Read moreICOMOS-UK says Stonehenge Tunnel is ‘severely flawed’

Blick Mead Archaeologists condemn Stonehenge Tunnel scheme

Archaeologists from the Blick Mead dig have joined forces with other Stonehenge landscape archaeologists to put forward their fears over Highways England’s plans to tunnel the A303 past Stonehenge. The tunnel is seen as a ‘retrogade step’ and archaeologists claim that consultations have been closed minded to the other, possibly undiscovered, archaeology that lies within … Read moreBlick Mead Archaeologists condemn Stonehenge Tunnel scheme

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