Decision details

The East Sussex (A259 Drove Road, Newhaven)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2022

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To allow South East Water to carry out 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 road;


Temporary Road Closure
Drove Road - from the junction with B2109 Railway Road to the junction with A259 New 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 westbound via A259 New Road – A259 Flyover slip on eastbound – The Drove – B&Q roundabout – The Drove - South Way - Lewes Road - North Way – The Drove – North Quay & eastbound via A259 Station Approach - A259 The Drove – South Way – Lewes Road – North Way – The Drove – Flyover slip off to A259 New Road.

The Order commences 13 June 2022 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 20:00hrs on 13 June to 05:00hrs on 14 June 2022 depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Publication date: 07/06/2022

Date of decision: 10/06/2022