About the area
Alver Village is situated in Hampshire in the borough of Gosport – a former garrison town – on a peninsula jutting out into the Solent which is connected by ferry to Portsmouth. A Tesco supermarket is part of the development, perfect for the weekly shop and also bringing with it over 200 new jobs, there is also a brand new Aldi supermarket in Gosport. Meanwhile, you will find plenty of shopping, sports and leisure opportunities locally in Lee-on-the-Solent, Gosport and of course Portsmouth. In Gosport itself there are places to eat and drink, excellent museums and water sports galore.
In Gosport you can enjoy High Street shopping in the town centre, specialist shopping in Stoke Road and the traditional seaside town charm of Lee-on-the-Solent. From Gosport hop across to Portsmouth on the ferry and you have endless shopping opportunities in the city centre and Southsea. The magnificent Gunwharf Quays on Portsmouth Harbour is retail and entertainment heaven, with its designer outlets, cinema, bowling alley, comedy club, fitness suite and fabulous waterside restaurants. There’s plenty more shopping to be enjoyed in the traditional market town of Fareham or why not visit Whiteley Shopping Centre off Junction 9 of the M27 - an exciting shopping venue with over 50 popular high street retailers and also offers a selection of well-known restaurants, cafes and also a brand new Cineworld cinema.
Travelling to and from Alver Village is easy by road, with Junction 11 of the M27 around 8 miles away. Easy access to the motorway makes it convenient for commuting into Portsmouth, Fareham or Southampton. Portsmouth can also be reached by passenger ferry from Gosport, which operates 7 days a week and takes about 7 minutes, which means you can connect with Portsmouth Harbour railway station, terminus of the Portsmouth direct line to London. The ferry can also be used by motorcycles. Your nearest national and international airport is at Southampton. With Fareham & Gosport Primary Care Trust less than a mile away and several dentists in the area, not to mention a pharmacy in Nimrod Drive for supplies and prescriptions, healthcare services are plentiful. Gosport War Memorial Hospital includes a Maternity Centre whilst Queen Alexandra is a general hospital with an emergency department.
There is no shortage of schools for all ages in the immediate area. Siskin Junior School and Siskin Infant and Nursery School are actually located within the development. Several other junior and infant schools are less than a mile away, including Grange House Infant and Junior School. Bay House School was within The Times Top 200 state schools in the country and has a Sixth Form College. Brune Park Community College is a specialist Performing Arts College with a thriving Adult Education section, and Portsmouth University is highly regarded for further education. For the little ones the Gateway Pre-School is within easy reach.
From shopping to education and from travel to healthcare, every aspect of life is well and truly covered at Alver Village.
How to find us
Heading Eastbound on M27
Leave the M27 at Junction 11 and take the exit for A27 signposted Fareham Central/Gosport/A32. Continue for 1.5 miles and turn left onto Gosport Road/A32. After 0.5 miles continue onto Newgate Lane/B3385. Continue along Newgate Lane/B3385 going straight across two roundabouts. Continue on Newgate Lane until you reach Peel Common Roundabout, taking 1st exit onto Rowner Road/B3334. Continue for 1.4 miles going across one roundabout, then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Grange Road. The sales information centre is on your right hand side.
Satnav postcode: PO13 8AP