WSCC – Temporary Road Closures in Crawley and Rusper for the Gatwick Run 2022 event

The effect of of the Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be to prohibit any vehicle from proceeding or waiting along the following lengths of roads in Crawley and Rusper:-

Lowfield heath Road – between the Surrey County boundary and Bonnets Lane; Charlwood Avenue – between Bonnets Lane and Church Road;  Bonnets Lane – between Lowfield Heath Road and Charlwood Road; Ifield Avenue  – between Bonnets Lane and Stafford Road; Charlwood Road  – between Ifield Avenue and Ifield Wood; Ifield Wood – from Charlwood Road to Rusper Road; Ifield Road – from the Surrey County boundary; Rusper Road  – from Ifield Wood to Langhurst Lane; Langhurst Lane – from Rusper Road to The Mount; The Mount – from Langhurst Lane to Prestwood Lane; Prestwood Lane – from The Mount Road to Ifield Road.

The Order is necessary to facilitate the holding of the Run Gatwick 2022 event.

The Order will be operative on 8 May 2022 from 0800 hours to 1330 hours. Roads will be closed on a rolling basis with pre-event road signage indicating the duration of closure required in each road.

Any queries about the event taking place should be directed to Run Series Ltd telephone number 07841 741902. Any queries about the effect of the Order on traffic using the highway should be directed to West Sussex Council Contact Centre 01243 642105.

WSCC – Temporary Traffic Regulation Order for A264 and Rusper Road

NOTICE is hereby given that not less than 7 days from the date of this Notice West Sussex County intend to make an Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to:-

  • prohibit any vehicle from proceeding at any time along Rusper Road between the A264 and Lemmington Way roundabout junction and from Meadow Farm Lane access onto Lemmington Way roundabout junction; and
  • prohibit any vehicle from travelling at a speed exceeding 40mph on the A264 200 metres east and west of the Rusper Road roundabout junction; and
  • prohibit any north or southbound vehicles on Rusper Road from turning right onto the A264; and
  • prohibit any east or westbound vehicles on the A264 from turning right onto Rusper Road.

The Order is necessary due to unavoidable delays in the completion of highway works relating to new development       

This Order will come into effect on 5 May 2022 and will last for 18 months or until the proposed works are completed, whichever is earlier.   

Any queries about the works to take place should be directed to Natta Building telephone number 01252 851155. Any queries about the effect of the Order on vehicles using the highway should be directed to WSCC, telephone number 01243 642105

West Sussex Buses

West Sussex County Council have launched #WestSussBus, a long-term engagement project to collect views, suggestions and ideas about local bus services. The hashtag #WestSussBus can be used for social media postings about local buses and the project has its own email address:

More information can be seen on WSCC dedicated webpage:

As it’s a long-term project, there’s currently no end date, and it’s likely to be running for at least a year.

Visit #WestSussexBus e-flyer with QR code and website link

Horsham shortlisted in UK hunt for the top small business town

Horsham District Council is delighted to announce that Horsham has been shortlisted in a national awards scheme as one of the top UK towns for small business development.

All you need to do now is cast your vote to support the town.

Enterprise Nation, the small business network and business support provider has teamed up with Dell Technologies, in partnership with Intel, to run a nationwide competition to find the UK’s top towns for business.

The initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the UK’s towns and cities that successfully nurture entrepreneurial spirit in order to make a lasting impact on local communities and the economy.

Our nomination for the award is now going to the public vote, so do please support the Horsham District.

Voting is easy. All you have to do is click on the link here:

The areas are being assessed on the following criteria:

  • Connectivity including broadband, phone signal and transport links
  • Dedicated workspaces
  • Retail spaces including outlets with short-term leases or pop-up shops, markets and street food areas
  • Networks that allow small business communities to collaborate and swap ideas and information
  • Leadership – active local councils that support start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Poster asking to vote for Horsham - Voting closing date 17th April 2022. Picture of local shop in Horsham.