Southampton Cycle Network Route 1

We're excited to launch the SCN1 - the first Southampton Cycle Network route

SCN1 is a safe, high quality cycle route that will take you from Totton to Southampton in under 30 minutes. Watch the video below or click on the interactive map (below the video) to learn more about each stage of the route - then why not try it for yourself?

You'll also find links to other useful pages which can help you to build your cycling confidence. Plus, once you've cycled the route, make sure you take our SCN1 feedback survey to tell us that you thought.

Watch a video of the full SCN1 route

Explore the SCN1

Redbridge Road
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Shared use Path

From Redbridge Flyover, follow the cycle path and cross at Old Redbridge Road (pictured). Continue along Redbridge Road towards Second Avenue.

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Allington Road
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Crossing point

Follow the cycle path along Redbridge Road until you reach the junction at Allington Road. Please take care while crossing here and look out for traffic turning in and out of the road.

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Second Avenue
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Segregated cycleway

New segregated off-road cycleway along Second Avenue, from Allington Road until Millbrook Roundabout.

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Millbrook Roundabout
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Crossing point

Millbrook Roundabout was completely reconstructed and resurfaced as part of major works that completed earlier this year. Cross at the pair of traffic lights at Millbrook Roundabout and continue along the cycle path on to Third Avenue or turn right on to First Avenue.

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First Avenue
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Segregated cyclway

New segregated off-road cycleway on First Avenue. After crossing at Millbrook Roundabout, turn right on to First Avenue for access to the western docks.

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Crossing onto Third Avenue
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Crossing point

For the city centre, follow the cycle path after Millbrook Roundabout and cross on to Third Avenue. Take care crossing here and look out for traffic leaving the junction.

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Third Avenue
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Segregated cycleway

New segregated cycleway along Third Avenue from Manor House Avenue through to Goals.

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Millbrook Point Road
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Shared use path

Cycle path continues round from Third Avenue on to Millbrook Point Road. 

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Millbrook Road West
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Shared use path

From Millbrook Point Road, turn right on to Millbrook Road West. The shared use path has been resurfaced as part of improvements to the route.

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Paynes Road
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Shared use path

After Millbrook Station, follow the shared use path along Paynes Road and head under the underpass. Continue straight on for Shirley or turn right on to the shared use path (pictured) for Millbrook Road East and the city centre. The path here has been widened for greater access.

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Millbrook Road East
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Quietway

Millbrook Road East is a very quiet on road section of the route, featuring new traffic calming measures including planters, bollards and urban furniture.

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Central Station
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Shared use path

For Shirley, continue to the end of Millbrook Road East on to Shirley Road. Or turn right on to the shared use path (pictured) down to Southbrook Road and Central Station.

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Enter our photo competition to win a £100 voucher for the New Forest Water Park

Keeping fit? Exploring more of your local area? Whatever you most enjoy about cycling, we want to know!

Take a picture of yourself on the SCN1 and tell us your #No1ReasontoRide for your chance to win a £100 voucher for New Forest Water Park. Winners will be announced on the My Journey Facebook page on Monday 2 September 2019. Read the terms and conditions.