Road Name Changes across Southampton

The following name changes are known to have taken place, at different periods of Southampton’s history, consequent upon various suburbs being brought into the then County Borough of Southampton. Problems were quickly encountered with identical road names and within a year or so changes were implemented.

This list was made some years ago and is not complete. If you have information that we could add to it then please contact us.

CURRENT NAMEORIGINAL NAMEDATE
Almatade RoadAlma Road, Bitterne1924
Almond RoadAlma Road, Shirley1902
Anglesea RoadBrunswick Road, Shirleyc. 1900
Augustine RoadOak Road, Northam1924
Beatrice RoadVictoria Road, Shirle1924
Bellemoor Road.Upper Shirley Road1883
Bernard StreetBridge Street1924
Bishops RoadHigh Street, Itchen1924
Bitterne Road East (part)Botley Road, Bitterne
Bourne RoadOsbourne Road, Freemantle1898
Burgess Street (later to Road)Alma Road, Bassett1924
Bursledon Road (part)Church Road, Bitterne
Cannon StreetPound Street, Shirley1924
Carlisle RoadUnion Road, Shirley1903
Cawte RoadUnion Road, Freemantle1903
Chatsworth RoadVictoria Road, Bitterne1924
Cracknore RoadLodge Road, Freemantle1901
Deacon RoadFurze Lane, Bitterne
Deacon Road (part)Thornhill Road, Bitterne1924
Dean Road (part)Brewery Road, Bitterne
Dean Road (part)Chapel Street, Bitterne1924
Florence RoadAlma Road, Woolston1924
Glen RoadGrove Road, Woolston1924
Hawkeswood RoadSouth View Road, Bitterneafter 1918
Hazel RoadElm Road, Itchen1924
Hewitts RoadCliff Road, Freemantlec. 1900
Howards GrovePound Road, Shirleyc. 1900
Kathleen RoadSt. Mary Street, Sholing1924
Kentish RoadKent Road, Shirley1903
Keswick RoadAlbert Road, Woolston1924
Laurel RoadIvy Road, Itchen1924
Leighton Road (now St. Edmunds Road)Oxford Road, Shirleyc. 1900
Manor Farm RoadHolland Road, Bitterne
Marlborough RoadOxford Street, Shirley1924
Marne RoadInkerman Road, Bitterne1924
Midanbury Lane (part)Dott’s Lane, Bitterneafter 1911
Oakley RoadMousehole Lane, Shirleyc. 1900
Ozier RoadLove Lane, Bitterne1966
Parkville RoadPark Road, Swaythling1924
Paynes/Park Roads (part)Naseby Road, Freemantle1904
Pinegrove RoadFirgrove Road, Sholing1924
Pitt RoadLake Road, Freemantle1924
Poole RoadBrook Road, Itchen1924
Pound StreetPound Lane, Bitterne1897
Radstock RoadAvenue Road, Itchen1924
Randolph StreetRussell Street, Shirley1903
Redcar StreetRegent Street, Shirley1903
Roberts RoadAlbert Road, Shirley1901
Ruby RoadLodge Road, Bitterne1924
Rupert RoadAlbert Road, Bitterne1924
Sandringham RoadThe Crescent, Bitterne Park1924
Sea RoadHill Street, Itchen1924
Shales RoadBack Lane, Bitterne
Shirley RoadRomsey Lane, Freemantlec. 1900
Spring CrescentSpring Road, Portswood1924
Spring RoadMerryoak Lane
St. Anne’s RoadMilton Road, Woolston1924
St. Edmund’s RoadLeighton Road, Shirley1924
St. Monica RoadChurch Road, Sholing1924
Stratton Road(Police) Station Road, Shirley1903
Swift RoadOnslow Road, Woolston1924
Tankerville RoadBritannia Road, Itchen1924
Thornhill RoadBack Lane (known locally)by 1987
University RoadChurch Lane, Highfield
Vaudrey StreetBeavis Street, Shirley1901
Vespasian RoadClausentum Road, Bitterne1924
Victor StreetAlbert Street, Shirley1901
Walpole RoadAvenue Road, Itchen1924
Warren CrescentThe Crescent, Shirley Warren1924
Wharncliffe RoadCliff Road, Woolston1924
Wolseley RoadWellington Road, Shirley1903