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.


A small dedicated staff team is responsible for the delivery of Town Council services and supporting the work of Councillors. The Town Council was awarded Quality Local Council status in 2004.

Town Clerk’s/Mayor’s Office

Harry Quenault
Julie Holden
Town Clerk
Kirstie Hamper
PA to Town Clerk
and Mayor’s Secretary
Harry Quenault
Deputy Clerk & IT Manager

Finance and Support Services

Dan Chambers
Responsible Finance Officer &
Support Services Manager
Claire Woodcock
Support Services Assistant

Bookings & Functions

Alice Burrows
Bookings & Functions Administrator


Sarah Jones
Cemetery & Safety
Compliance Officer
John Chisholm
Cemetery and
Compliance Assistant

Estates Team

Alison Merricks
Estates Manager
Jazmin Merricks
Community Service Assistant

Outdoor Services Team

Graham Woodward
Cemetery Foreman
John Pratt
Outside Serviceman
Les Hales
Outside Serviceman
Mark Hayward
Outside Serviceman


Jenny Watson and Volunteer
Head Gardener

Caretaking Team

James Marriott
Lead Caretaker
Sue Bass
Sean McDonnell
Richard Botting


Luc Pineu

Community and Tourism

The community and tourism support staff are based at East Grinstead Library – see the location map.

Alice Fletcher
Community & Tourism Manager
Roger Gwatkin
Community & Tourism Officer
Sue Jackson
Community & Tourism Assistant