Trafalgar Roundabout

The Trafalgar Roundabout and Quay Street improvements were completed in January 2014. A post scheme exercise to monitor traffic usage is currently taking place; this will involve a period of data gathering, evaluation and adjustments (to the traffic signals) before the full benefits of the new road layouts are fully realised. A complete set of data will be available from mid 2015.

Historic Construction Timeline

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View the plan for Trafalgar Roundabout

The 12 month scheme, which is due to be completed in November 2013, will improve traffic flow and access for pedestrians and cyclists, upgrade the road surface, support public transport and re-route vital utility pipes.

A new pedestrian crossing will also be built between the police station and the petrol station on Tregolls Road as well as a new right turn into Quay Street for buses travelling southbound on Morlaix Avenue.

With an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 motorists using the roundabout each day and many people living nearby, we can understand concerns about delays and noise and are doing our best to keep disruption to a minimum.

October 2013: 24hour traffic signals installed

Traffic signals on Trafalgar Roundabout are now in operation full time. One of the reasons the signals now operate full time is to allow for a new pedestrian crossing to be built at the bottom of Tregolls Road. The new pelican crossing has been introduced following many requests from the local community who wanted to ensure children and young people walking to and from the nearby schools, as well those living to the east of the city, can cross the busy road safely.