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West Sussex Council

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West Sussex County Council
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County
Sussex
Primary Destinations
Bognor Regis • Chichester • Crawley • East Grinstead • Gatwick Airport • Horsham • Worthing
Other Important Destinations
Arundel • Billingshurst • Burgess Hill • Haywards Heath • Littlehampton • Midhurst • Shoreham-by-Sea
Borders
Brighton and Hove Council • East Sussex Council • Hampshire Council • Surrey Council
National Highways Roads
M23, A23, A27

West Sussex County Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Administrative County of West Sussex, with the exception of Trunk roads managed by National Highways.

It lies within the historic county of Sussex.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the council:

Route From To Length

    

A22 Purley Eastbourne 48.1 miles View
A23 London Brighton 52 miles View
A24 Clapham Worthing 53.3 miles View
A29 Beare Green Bognor Regis 35.1 miles View
A259 Folkestone Havant 120 miles View
A264 Pembury Five Oaks 27.9 miles View
A270 Falmer Southwick 9.6 miles View
A272 Sutton Scotney Five Ashes 86.0 miles View
A273 Haywards Heath Pyecombe 8.9 miles View
A280 Findon West Preston 5.6 miles View
A281 Guildford Pyecombe 36.5 miles View
A283 Milford Shoreham by Sea 37 miles View
A284 Littlehampton Whiteways Lodge 6.4 miles View
A285 Petworth Chichester 14.0 miles View
A286 Milford Birdham 32.3 miles View
A2004 Three Bridges Broadfield, Crawley 2.3 miles View
A2011 Tushmore Gyratory Crawley Interchange 2.1 miles View
A2025 North Lancing South Lancing 1.1 miles View
A2031 Salvington Worthing Town Centre 2.3 miles View
A2032 Broadwater, Worthing Goring-by-Sea 2.6 miles View
A2037 Henfield Upper Beeding 4.7 miles View
A2219 Nothgate Tilgate 1.8 miles View
A2220 Copthorne Bewbush 6.2 miles View
A2300 Hickstead Burgess Hill 1.8 miles View
A2700 Patching Goring-by-Sea 1.7 miles View   
B2028 Haywards Heath Den Cross, near Marsh Green 20.4 miles View
B2036 Horley Burgess Hill 17.8 miles View
B2037 Shipley Bridge Domewood 3.1 miles View
B2070 Liphook Weston 10.2 miles View
B2110 Lower Beeding Langton Green(W) 27.9 miles View
B2111 Lindfield Bedales 1.4 miles View
B2112 Clayton Haywards Heath 8.3 miles View
B2113 Burgess Hill Ditchling Common 1.9 miles View
B2114 Pease Pottage(S) Slough Green 3.7 miles View
B2115 Prongers Corner, Lower Beeding Whitemans Green, Cuckfield 5.8 miles View
B2116 Partridge Green Offham 15.7 miles View
B2117 Poynings Crossways Hurstpierpoint 2.3 miles View
B2118 Muddleswood Sayers Common 2.7 miles View
B2131 Ramsnest Common Liphook 9.1 miles View
B2132 Felpham Slindon 6.2 miles View
B2133 Alfold Crossways Ashington 14.5 miles View
B2135 Steyning (N) West Grinstead 7.0 miles View
B2138 Fittleworth near Watersfield 2.7 miles View
B2139 Coolham Whiteways Lodge 12.3 miles View
B2140 Angmering Littlehampton 5.0 miles View
B2141 South Harting Mid Lavant 7.7 miles View
B2144 Chichester Merston 2.2 miles View
B2145 Chichester Selsey 8.6 miles View
B2146 Petersfield Bosham 15.7 miles View
B2147 Emsworth Racton 3.2 miles View
B2166 North Mundham Bognor Regis 6.1 miles View
B2167 Old Shoreham Road Southwick Harbour 0.9 miles View
B2178 East Ashling Chichester 3.5 miles View
B2179 Bracklesham Birdham 4.9 miles View
B2180 North Parade Brighton Road 1.4 miles View
B2184 Cuckfield Tylers Green 0.8 miles View
B2187 Littlehampton(W) Rustington 3.3 miles View
B2195 Horsham town centre Roffey 2.5 miles View
B2198 Birdham Bracklesham 2.2 miles View
B2201 Stockbridge Street End 2.5 miles View
B2223 Broadwater East Worthing 1.7 miles View
B2233 Climping Crockerhill 6.2 miles View
B2237 Warnham Southwater Street 3.5 miles View
B2259 North Bersted Flansham 4.1 miles View
B2272 Butlers Green House, Haywards Heath Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath 1.7 miles View
B2284 Lyminster Littlehampton Town Centre 2.0 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) and Unclassified Roads

Main Article: West Sussex Council (Class III roads)

For its Class III road network, West Sussex County Council uses "C" prefixes. They also choose to number all their Unclassified Roads with prefixes of "D", their footpaths with a prefix of "E", and private roads within their area with a prefix of "P".

Junctions

Main Article: West Sussex Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: West Sussex Council (Crossings)

West Sussex Transport Plan 2022-2036

The LTP (Local Transport Plan) for West Sussex for the period of 2022-2036 (to be reviewed every 5 years) outlined some changes that may happened to the road network over the next 15 years. As well as a general shift to active & shared transport modes, there are some specific goals outlined in a district by district level.

Adur

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Adur area

  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Shoreham
  • A27 Worthing and Lancing improvements (including active travel facilities) - Highways England Scheme as part of RIS1/2
  • Active Travel Fund scheme – Shoreham
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Shoreham and Southwick

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the Adur area

  • A259 Shoreham to Brighton cycle route (timing dependent on development) - Part of [NCN2]] upgrade along seafront in conjunction with Brighton and Hove's NCN2 upgrades
  • A27 Worthing and Lancing major scheme - Would be HE scheme, but not outlined for RP3 in RIS2, potential for RP4???
  • Active travel crossings of A27 and West Coastway
  • Lancing and Sompting cycle routes - May become part of the NCN2 or South Coast Cycle Route
  • LCWIP priorities
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Adur area

  • LCWIP priorities
  • Reconfigured West Coastway service
  • Potential local highway capacity improvements (subject to need)

Arun

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Arun area

  • A27 Arundel Bypass (including active travel facilities) - HE scheme due for construction in RP2/3
  • A29 Realignment phase 1 (including active travel facilities) - Developer Lead Scheme
  • A284 Lyminster Bypass (including active travel facilities) - Developer & WSCC Scheme under construction
  • A259 Littlehampton corridor enhancement (including active travel facilities) - WSCC Scheme under construction
  • A259 Bognor Regis to Littlehampton corridor enhancement (including shared transport facilities) - WSCC Scheme in Consulatation
  • DDRT and other shared transport services between Chichester, Havant,Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (connecting strategic developments in Chichester and Arun Districts)
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Littlehampton

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the Arun area

  • A259 Chichester to Bognor Regis corridor enhancement (including shared transport and active travel facilities)
  • A29 Realignment phase 2 (including active travel facilities) (development led)
  • Priorities identified in the Arun Active Travel Study
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Arun area

  • Priorities identified in the Arun Active Travel Study
  • Reconfigured West Coastway service
  • Potential local highway capacity improvements (subject to need)

Chichester

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Chichester area

  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Chichester
  • A27 junction mitigation measures - HE Scheme
  • A259 National Cycle Network Route 2/’Chemroute’ improvements
  • A259 Chichester to Bognor Regis corridor enhancement (including shared transport and active travel facilities)
  • A286 Chichester City ring road improvements (including active travel facilities)
  • Strategic Transport Investment Programme Oving Road cycle route
  • A285 Westhampnett Road improvements (including shared transport and active travel facilities)
  • DDRT and other shared transport services between Chichester, Havant, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (connecting strategic developments in Chichester and Arun Districts, and Havant Borough)
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Chichester

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the Chichester area

  • A27 Chichester major scheme - HE Scheme, Likely Northern bypass
  • LCWIP priorities
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Chichester area

  • LCWIP priorities
  • Reconfigured West Coastway services
  • Potentially, local highway capacity improvements (subject to need)

Crawley

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Crawley area

  • Bus Priority at various signal-controlled junctions
  • Crawley Rail Station upgrade
  • Three Bridges Station Interchange improvements
  • Gatwick Airport Station upgrade - Under construction
  • Horsham to Crawley cycle route- NCN228
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure
  • A2011 Crawley Ave/Balcombe Rd Link - Replacing limited GSJ with All-movement at-grade junction
  • A2011 Hazelwick Junction (including shared transport and active travel facilities)
  • A2011 Tushmore Junction (improved shared transport and active travel facilities)
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Hazelwick

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the Crawley area

  • Crawley Western Link Road (including shared transport and active travel facilities) - Likely New Urban DC western relief road providing access for development of expanding Crawley to the West into Horsham District.
  • Further cycle routes identified in the LCWIP
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Crawley area

  • Potential local highway capacity enhancements (subject to need)

Horsham

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Horsham area

  • Bus Priority at signal-controlled junctions
  • Bus and rail interchange improvements - New Railway Station "Horsham Parkway" in addition
  • Flexible shared transport services / Rural Mobility
  • Mobility Hubs
  • Active travel infrastructure ‘quick wins’
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Horsham, Billingshurst, Colgate, Pulborough, Rusper, Storrington and Southwater
  • Small scale ‘tactical’ highway improvements
  • Horsham to Crawley cycle route - NCN228
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Storrington and Cowfold

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the Horsham area

  • Enhanced bus priority in Horsham
  • A24 junction improvements - Grade Separation?
  • A264 study to develop integrated transport scheme
  • North – south sustainable transport corridor connecting key settlements such as Worthing, Horsham and Crawley
  • LCWIP priorities
  • Pedestrian and cycle crossings infrastructure on the A24
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Horsham area

  • Potentially local highway capacity enhancements (subject to need)
  • LCWIP priorities

Mid Sussex

Short term (2022-27) priorities for the Mid Sussex area

  • Bus Priority at signal-controlled junctions
  • Bus and rail interchange improvements at Burgess Hill and Wivelsfield stations
  • Flexible shared transport services / Rural Mobility
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Lindfield, Ardingly, Cuckfield and Balcombe
  • Active travel infrastructure ‘quick wins’
  • Small scale ‘tactical’ highway improvements
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Hassocks

Medium term (2027-27) priorities for the Mid Sussex area

  • Enhanced bus priority in towns
  • A23 improvements - Likely junction improvements
  • A22 improvements, working with Surrey County Council - including sustainable transport provision between Felbridge junction and Lingfield Road
  • North – south bus priority between towns
  • A264 corridor enhancement (including shared transport and active travel infrastructure)
  • Active travel schemes identified in the LCWIP
  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in remaining areas

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the Mid Sussex area

  • Brighton main line improvements
  • Potentially local highway capacity enhancements (subject to need)
  • Active travel schemes identified in the LCWIP

South Downs National Park

The SDNP has its own section, however spans most of the districts Short term (2022-27) priorities for the South Downs National Park

  • On-street electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the Pulborough and Storrington areas
  • Active travel infrastructure ‘quick wins’
  • Small scale ‘tactical’ highway improvements
  • Supporting local services and access to services through innovation
  • Working closely with the SDNPA to identify transport improvements which improve access to services and benefit visitors to the SDNP
  • Remove A272 from Primary Route Network and associated signing - This would be the section West of the A24 to the county boundary, and then in addition the small section to the A3. All but 3 signs along here are already non-primary.

Medium term (2027-32) priorities for the South Downs National Park

  • North – south sustainable transport corridor along the route of the A24 (including active travel facilities)
  • Pedestrian and cycle crossings of the A24
  • Air Quality Action Plan measures in Midhurst
  • Supporting a bus network that is affordable and takes account of accessibility issues and the need to provide social inclusion and travel choices
  • A number of piloting options are being looked at for DDRT services that are likely to include areas of the national park (north west Chichester for

example) with a view to rolling this out to other rural areas if these pilot schemes are successful

  • Centurion Way (NCN88) extension north cycle route, project led by SDNPA - This is to connect the current Northern Point of the way to the South Downs Way, with hopes to proceeding it all the way to Midhurst using the old railway including three tunnels.

Long term (2032-36) priorities for the South Downs National Park

  • Potentially local highway capacity enhancements (subject to need)
  • Creating a transport network and transport improvements that respect rural needs, the rural landscape and rural character
  • Creating a safer transport network in rural areas
  • Developing opportunities to improve access to, and within the National Park particularly for walking, cycling and equestrianism
  • Developing opportunities to improve and protect public rights of way through the RoWIP
  • Seek to close footpath level crossings where alternatives can be used
  • Midhurst to Petersfield cycle route - Likely using old railway alignment.


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