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The Anvil and The Forge
Major road works affecting The Anvil car park
From Monday 22 April, the route into The Anvil car park will change and Alencon Link will become one-way only.
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Please allow extra time for your journey to take this into account.
The work is aimed at improving access to The Anvil, the station and The Malls, and is expected to last until November.
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Basingstoke is at junction six of the M3, and on the A33 south of Reading. Follow signs for Town Centre and brown signs to The Anvil. Parking in The Anvil car park is currently £1 from 6pm. For satnav or route planning, the postcode for The Anvil and The Forge is RG21 7QR, and The Haymarket is RG21 7NW.
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Coach drop off points are outside The Anvil on Churchill Way. Coach parking is available on the opposite side of the Churchill Way dual carriageway.
The Anvil is just across the road from Basingstoke train station. Basingstoke is on the London Waterloo line; 45-60 mins from Waterloo, 30-35 mins from Southampton Central. Trains run in both directions until just before midnight.
Cycle parking is available at the front of The Anvil, underneath the car park ramp to the right of the entrance. More information on cycling in Basingstoke can be found at the BDBC Cycling website.
Basingstoke town centre bus station is a ten minute walk away through Festival Place shopping centre.
Once in the town centre, walk to The Malls shopping area near the train station. The Anvil's entrance is at the end of The Malls, down a flight of stairs or a ramp.
From the ring road or M3 junction 6, follow signs to Basingstoke town centre and then brown signs for The Haymarket. Parking is available in several surface car parks (currently £1 after 6pm) or in Festival Place shopping centre (evening charge).
The coach drop-off point is in Red Lion Lane, a short walk away from Wote Street.
Once in the town centre, walk through Festival Place and out of the south exit into Wote Street. Walk up the hill and The Haymarket's main entrance is on the right.