Last updated: 10 March 2014
A number of British archaeological, environmental, transport, and Pagan organizations who have joined together to oppose the highway plan.
The Stonehenge Alliance member groups include:
(National, South West, and Wiltshire Network)
(National and Wiltshire Branch)
(National and Salisbury)
In its own words: "The Stonehenge Alliance is an informal alliance of organizations and individuals formed, under the Chairmanship of Lord Kennet, to oppose the Government's currently preferred road scheme for the upgrading of the A303 at Stonehenge and to put forward alternatives which are less damaging to archaeology and the environment. Stonehenge Alliance supporters include: Ancient Sacred Landscapes Network, The Council for the Protection of Rural England, Friends of the Earth, RESCUE: The British Archaeological Trust, The Pagan Federation, and Campaign for Better Transport (formerly Transport 2000)."
The Alliance has made a number of statements about the Stonehenge scheme:
- Position Statement, February 2014 (PDF)
- Response to Highways Agency's Draft route-based strategy evidence report for the South West Peninsula, February 2014 (PDF)
- Press statement on the scheme cancellation, 06 December 2007.
- Joint response of conservation organizations, 30 March 2006.
- Press release on the five-option government review, 23 January 2006.
- Press release welcoming government announcement of a review, 20 July 2005.
- Objection to visitor centre planning application, 8 November 2004.
- Closing statement to the public inquiry, May 2004.
- Letter of objection to Draft Orders, 10 August 2003.
- Letter of concern to UNESCO, 3 August 2003.
- New Stonehenge road would bring "massive destruction" to World Heritage Site, Press Release, 10 June 2003.
- Position Statement - 5 June 2003.
- Don't blight Stonehenge, new alliance warns, Press Release, 18 October 2001
- Stonehenge at risk, Stonehenge Alliance leaflet (now out-of-date).
The Alliance has made detailed contributions to public inquiries into the Stonehenge schemes. See our inquiry page for more details.
Contacting the Stonehenge Alliance
You can contact the Alliance via Save Stonehenge. Send us an email and we'll forward it for you.