I remember travelling to school back and forth from just outside Andover to a small turn off past the A36. A journey undertaken for 5 years between the ages of 11 and 15.
For some reason this English highway has been in the back of my mind ever since adolescence.
I wanted to reflect on its structure and what we may come to call the “traditional British Road”. Descending from dual to single carriage I started to document my findings. Bricked up buildings, road side cafes, open fields, waitresses, KFC, Stonehenge Solstices and a human encroachment that depicts all that is English and all that is traditional along this famous southern road stretching across five counties.
We are more than ever modifying our British Landscape to fit our lifestyle. In my mind the 303 is an ever changing quintessential English road. Long have there been plans to develop the road to dual carriageway from Andover on the Hampshire, Wiltshire border to Honiton, Devon.
This body of work is a long term project of a journey into the culture of a 93 mile stretch of English A road.