Roadworks in the town

The A22 (Lewes Road) has two-way rolling signals from the 26th of July – 19th of December.

Moat Road access from the A22 will be closed from Monday 5th September for three weeks due to emergency SGN gas works at Sandy Lane.

All the above road closure are being managed by West Sussex Highways, who can be contacted on 01243 642105.

Neighbourhood Plan

The Council set up a working party in June 2011 to look towards preparing a neighbourhood plan. This plan will follow the framework as set out in the Localism Bill that became law in 2012. A neighbourhood plan is the locally formulated views as to the development of a town or parish within a District. In order to be adopted it has to be voted on by a referendum. If the “yes” vote wins the Neighbourhood Plan then has to be adopted by the District Council.

Neighbourhood Plan


The Council have undertaken a series of consultations and surveys between 2011 and 2013 and consulted on a first draft in October 2013. The feedback from that consultation, and lessons learnt from emerging plans around the country have resulted in a review of the plan and a second consultation launched 9.00 am on 27 July 2015. This second draft complete with the sustainability appraisal will be consulted on for 8 weeks (the minimum is 6) as the summer period is covered.

Latest News

All the latest news related to the East Grinstead Neighbourhood Plan can be found here.