Decision details

The East Sussex (London to Brighton Bike Ride)(Special Event) Order 2022

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


On Sunday 19 June 2022, to enable the British Heart Foundation to hold the London to Brighton Bike Ride, East Sussex County Council have made an Order under Sections 16 A to C of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, which will temporarily bring into force the following restrictions:-


Route to be followed
No person shall cause or permit any vehicle that is not participating in, or connected with the London to Brighton Bike Ride to proceed in, exit from, or turn into any of the lengths of road specified below, except upon the direction or with the permission of a police constable in uniform or that of a uniformed marshal who will be responsible for regulating the traffic flow:-

Restrictions will be in place between 06:00hrs until 20:00hrs on Sunday 19 June 2022.

Temporary One-Way Traffic Southbound
B2112 Foxhill / Ditchling Road (locally known as Luncies Hill) - closed to northbound traffic from the border with West Sussex, south to the Folders Lane roundabout.
Diversion for northbound traffic via A273 Brighton Road, A273 London Road, A273 Issac’s Lane, then onto the A272.

Temporary Road Closures
B2112 Common Lane, Ditchling - from the junction with B2113 Folders Lane roundabout through Ditchling Village leading into C203 Beacon Road/Ditchling Road, to the C5060 junction with C4500 Carden Avenue (Old Boat Corner), Brighton.

Further, to prohibit traffic from exiting from side roads onto the B2112 and C203 - U5241 South View, Orchard Lane, Dumbrells Court, C656 East End Lane, U5651 Church Lane, B2116 West Street, B2116 Lewes Road, B2112 Clayton Road, U5652 Nevill Cottages, U5682 Long Park Corner & U5240 Underhill Lane (west and east) will be closed.
Alternative route via C4500 Carden Avenue - Brighton & Hove bypass - A23(T) London Road - A273 Clayton Hill - B2112 New Road - C306 Lodge Lane - B2116 Keymer Road - C306 Ockley Lane/Keymer Road - B2113 Folders Lane, in both directions.

C6 Green Road, Wivelsfield – at the junction of the B2112 at the mini roundabout.

Diversion for northbound traffic on B2112 Ditchling Road / Fox Hill via C322 North Common Road - B2183 Beggars Wood Road then onto the A272 & southbound traffic via C6 South Road - C71 St Helena Lane - C71 Folders Lane East.

Temporary Prescribed Route - Ahead Only
B2112 Ditchling Road - at the Folders Lane roundabout junction with B2113 Folders Lane and Folders Lane East, eastbound and westbound traffic will have no right turn and no left turn in force.

Eastbound traffic travelling north on the B2112 will be diverted via Keymer Road & then north on the A273 Brighton Road.

Westbound traffic travelling north on the B2112 will be diverted via Folders Lane, south on Keymer Road - Ockley Lane - Keymer Road West to the A273, then north on the A273 to the A272.

Vehicles travelling north on Streat Lane will be diverted via St Helena Lane - South Road - North Common Road - Beggars Wood Road & the A272.

Vehicles travelling north on Plumpton Lane/Station Road will be diverted via South Road & then onto North Common Road.

Temporary Prohibition of Waiting
B2116 Lewes Road, Ditchling – south side - from the termination point of the No Waiting “At Any Time” restrictions at the eastern boundary of No.2 Lewes Road, eastwards to a point outside of Hob Cottage opposite the entrance to The Bull car park, a distance of 19 metres. This is required to maintain a free flow of traffic for cyclists and motor vehicles.

Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times. Access by emergency vehicles will not be affected.

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

Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 17/06/2022