Decision details

The East Sussex (A259 The Drove, Newhaven)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2024

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 Highways 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
The Drove - from the junction with A259 North Quay to the junction with A259 B&Q roundabout.

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 eastbound via A259 North Quay, Station Approach, Drove Road, The Drove & westbound via A259 Drove Road, Station Approach, The Drove.

The Order commenced 19 February 2024 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 to 06:00hrs between 8 & 13 April 2024 depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Publication date: 02/04/2024

Date of decision: 05/04/2024