Decision details

The East Sussex (C96 Netherfield Road / Netherfield Hill, Netherfield / Battle / C625 Virgins Lane, Battle / U6625 Wattles Wish, Battle)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2023

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To allow Southern 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 lengths of road;


Temporary Road Closures
Netherfield Road / Netherfield Hill - from the junction with U6625 Wattles Wish Road to the junction with B2096 Kane Hythe Road
Diversion via B2096 Kane Hythe Road – A271 North Trade Road – A2100 London Road – C96 Netherfield Road and vice versa.

Virgins Lane - from the junction with A2100 London Road to the junction with C293 Caldbec Hill
Diversion via C293 Caldbec Hill, Mount Street – A2100 High Street, London Road and vice versa.

Wattles Wish - from the junction with C96 Netherfield Road for its full extent

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

The Order commences 11 September 2023 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 11 September 2023 & 22 November 2024 depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Publication date: 05/09/2023

Date of decision: 08/09/2023