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Ocean Village and How It All Started

An Early image of Southampton Docks

An Early image of Southampton Docks

Ocean Village wasn’t always the exciting marina it is today, surrounded by a wealth of restaurants, cinemas, bars and homes. Strolling around Ocean Village looking at all that is on offer today, you may have occasionally paused for a moment and pondered how all of this came about. If you have then hopefully we can provide the answer and share with you the fascinating history of Ocean Village Marina. A place, it might surprise you to learn, that has played a key role in the development of both Southampton as a major city and Britain as a trading nation.

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Roadworks Start On Ocean Way

Roadworks on Ocean Way

Roadworks on Ocean Way

A word of caution for drivers that use Ocean Way. Roadworks started today to raise the manholes and drain gulleys ahead of a road resurfacing which will apparently take place next week. At the moment, manhole covers are up on the stretch of Ocean Way from the Ocean Car Park, past OVIC and Splash (Sapphire Court) towards Atlantic Close and Pacific Close. So please drive carefully to avoid damage to your car and be aware that there will be both open and raised manholes until the works have finished.

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