Decision details

The East Sussex (B2123 The Drove, Falmer)(Temporary Layby Closure) 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 County Council and Brighton and Hove City Council to store equipment for the bridleway/ cycleway improvement 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 close the following length of layby;


A safe route will be provided for pedestrians and vehicular access for residents and to properties maintained whenever possible.

The Order commences on 26 April 2021 and lasts for a period of 18 months, or until works are completed, whichever is earlier. However, it is anticipated works will be undertaken between 26 April & 23 July 2021 depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Alternative options considered:

Temporary Layby Closure
The Drove (eastern side) – approximately 1210 metres south of the junction with U5048 Park Street, south-eastwards for a distance of 47 metres.

Publication date: 16/04/2021

Date of decision: 23/04/2021