Decision details

The East Sussex (A259 Station Approach, Newhaven)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) 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 Network Rail 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
Station Approach - 20 metres either side of the level crossing.

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 Drove Road – The Drove – South Way – Lewes Road – North Way – The Drove – Flyover slip off – A26 New Road.

The Order commenced 22 November 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 from 23:59hrs to 04:30hrs between 10 & 13 March 2023 depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Publication date: 06/03/2023

Date of decision: 10/03/2023