Decision details

The East Sussex (A2100 London Road, Battle)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2020

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To allow Network Rail to carry out maintenance works on the level crossing, East Sussex County Council have made an Order under Sections 14(1) and 15(1)(b) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, which will temporarily close the following length of road;


A safe route will be provided for pedestrians and vehicular access for residents and to properties maintained whenever possible with an alternative route for through traffic via A2100 London Road - A21 Johns Cross Road/Vinehall Road/Woodmans Green Road/Hastings Road/New Road/Whydown Hill/Kent Street/Ebdens Hill - A2100 Ebdens Hill/Maplehurst Road/The Ridge/The Ridge West/Battle Road/Hastings Road/Battle Hill/Lower Lake/Upper Lake/High Street/London Road and vice versa.

The Order commenced 6 December 2020 and lasts for a period of 18 months, or until works are completed, whichever is earlier. However, it is anticipated works will be undertaken from 22:00 hours on 1 April 2021 to 06:00 hours on 5 April 2021, depending upon the weather conditions.

If you require further information telephone Network Management on 0345 60 80 193.

Alternative options considered:

Temporary Road Closure
London Road - 30 metres at either side of Battle Level Crossing.

Publication date: 19/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/03/2021