Decision details

The East Sussex (A22 London Road, Forest Row)(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
London Road - from the junction with A22 Lewes Road to the junction with C250 Wall Hill 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 via A22 (West Sussex) – A264 Holtye Road, Colestock Road, East Grinstead Road – A264 (Kent) – A26 (Kent) – A267 Frant Road – C70 Bunny Lane – A26 Eridge Road, Beacon Road, Uckfield Road, Five Ash Down, Uckfield Bypass – A22 Maresfield Bypass, Horney Common, High Street, Mill Brook Hill, Wych Cross, Lewes Road and vice versa.

The Order commences 28 May 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 28 May & 22 June 2024, depending upon the weather conditions.

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

Publication date: 21/05/2024

Date of decision: 24/05/2024