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.

Visitor Information

The Town Council, in partnership with Mid Sussex District Council and West Sussex County Councils, operates a Visitor Information Service, which is located in the Library Buildings at West Street. When tourism staff are away from their desk a basic relief cover is kindly provided by staff of the West Sussex County Council Library service.

Phone 01342 410121
Fax 01342 410262
Opening hours 9:30am – 5pm Monday-Friday

Complete listings for all accommodation, leisure, sport and tourist attractions for the town and surrounding areas are available. The Visitor Information Service also handles media enquiries and business opportunity information. A large portfolio of town and area photographs is available and the Tourism & Information Officer is happy to handle other commercial enquiries.

Neighbouring Tourist Information Centres

If your enquiry is for Burgess Hill or Tunbridge Wells, please contact the relevant tourist offices:

Burgess Hill 01444 247726
Tunbridge Wells 01892 515675


Direct rail service from London Victoria – under 1 hour journey time with bus links to the surrounding areas. Taxis available at the railway station. Full timetable information available at the Help Point in the Library building.

Most of the surrounding towns and villages can be accessed by bus services provided by Metrobus and Southdown PSV.

Full timetable information available at the Tourist Desk in the library.

Approximate distances from East Grinstead to:

  • Gatwick – 7 miles
  • London – 33 miles
  • Brighton – 29 miles

Car Parking

A map of car parks in East Grinstead is available on our town map.