Decision details

The East Sussex (B2116 Ditchling Road & A275 The Street, Offham/ A275 Cooksbridge Road, Cooksbridge)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic and Temporary 40 mph Speed Limit) Order 2021

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To allow East Sussex Highways to carry out drainage works, 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 impose restrictions on the following lengths of road;


The Order commences 6 April 2021 and lasts for a period of 18 months, or until the works are completed, whichever is the earlier. However, it is anticipated the works will be undertaken between 6 & 23 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
Ditchling Road – from its junction with A275 The Street to its junction with A275 Cooksbridge 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 B2116 Lewes Road – B2112 South Street – B2112 Clayton Road – B2112 New Road (WSX)) – A273 Clayton Hill (WSX) – A23T London Road – A27T – A275 Brighton Road – A275 Nevill Road – A275 Offham Road – A275 The Street and vice versa.

Temporary 40 mph Speed Limit
The Street – from its junction with B2116 Ditchling Road for a distance of 40 metres in a southerly direction.
Cooksbridge Road – from its junction with B2116 Ditchling Road for a distance of 100 metres in a northerly direction.

Publication date: 29/03/2021

Date of decision: 02/04/2021