Local footpath being upgraded to allow cyclists

*** Update – 27th March 2017. The path is now open for use.

Footpath Clearance, ready for the cycle way

Footpath open and ready for use

Footpath open and ready for use

 

By Andy Lock, on October 31st, 2016:

The footpath at the end of the A259 walking/cycling path between Newhaven and Peacehaven . . . → Read More: Local footpath being upgraded to allow cyclists

Our Annual Ride to Littlehampton

Cyclists at Littlehampton, on the Climping side of the river

Our ride to Littlehampton has become an annual event having cycled it for the past three years, in 2012, 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday (16 June) we cycled it for the fourth time and as usual, the weather was kind to us being dry . . . → Read More: Our Annual Ride to Littlehampton

A259 Cycle Way under construction

You may have noticed that the shared cycle route proposed by Cycle Seahaven is currently under construction between Newhaven and Peacehaven. This scheme is being achieved by filling in the gap created when the road was narrowed to keep traffic away from subsidence. Many car drivers think that this gap is already a cycle path . . . → Read More: A259 Cycle Way under construction

Egrets Way Planning Meeting – 10th July 2014

Cycle Seahaven will be represented at the planning meeting for Egrets Way.

On Thursday 10th July the South Downs National Park Authority will consider the ‘Egrets Way’ planning application for a shared route (walking, cycling, disabled) between Lewes and Newhaven.

The full agenda can be read using THIS LINK. The Egrets Way is agenda item . . . → Read More: Egrets Way Planning Meeting – 10th July 2014

ESCC response to Cycle Seahaven’s cycle route proposals for Newhaven

East Sussex County Council (ESCC) have proposed some new cycle lanes linking Newhaven and Peacehaven, which sounds great. However we are concerned that these proposals are mainly on steep and narrow roads, so would do little for the take-up of cycling. You can see our counter-proposals here: http://cycleseahaven.org.uk/?p=1557

ESCC have responded to the above:

Thank . . . → Read More: ESCC response to Cycle Seahaven’s cycle route proposals for Newhaven

Campaign update – January 2014

Cycle Seahaven are regularly updated by East Sussex County Council, and we attend meetings and workshops on behalf of local cyclists. A few questions were posed recently and ESCC promptly got back to us with the following answers:

Q. Can you please clarifty the use of both ‘No Cycling’ and ‘Cyclists Dismount’ signs on Newhaven . . . → Read More: Campaign update – January 2014

A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven – CSH response

Cycle Seahaven have responded to the ESCC cycle way proposals with another option: a cycle way from A259 to Lewes Road (c7) via Valley Road. This route would go past Meeching Valley Primary School, the playground on Valley Road, and up Willow Walk to a new crossing over to Elphick Road, thus linking up to . . . → Read More: A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven – CSH response

A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven

A consultation has been launched in making improvements to the A259 between Newhaven and Peacehaven for bus users, pedestrians and cyclists.

As many of you know, the current route from Peacehaven to Newhaven is either up over The Highway and down Gibbon Road or along the gap in the road on the A259 which is . . . → Read More: A259 Improvements between Newhaven and Peacehaven