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Crowborough news related to roads and public transport (buses, trains, cycling & pedestrians): Disruption causing delays to journeys to/from Crowborough. Issues with the local roads network, including road works & potholes; faults with traffic lights; journeys effected because of bad weather – fallen trees, icy & snow; modifications of parking arrangements (car parks & on-street parking); inconsiderate parking; congestion & diversions; new road markings. Delays and cancellation of train services travelling to/and from Crowborough. Changes to bus & train timetables and routes. New bus stops and shelters. Electric car charging points. Obstructions etc to pavements. Road safety. Dedicated cycle paths & cycle shelters.

Plans for widespread “On-Demand” bus services

Ambitious’ plans to improve bus services are to be considered by East Sussex County Council next week.

Gatwick Airport second runway plan

Today Gatwick Airport has announced a fresh public consultation about its plans to use its emergency runway for take-offs from 2029.
Eridge station sign

Railway station’s heritage-style restoration

Eridge railway station played host to community and industry partners yesterday, on what was its 153rd anniversary, to celebrate the heritage-style restoration.

Proposals for road improvement to the A22

Submit your views on proposals to reduce journey times and tackle congestion on the A22 and A2290 between Hailsham and Eastbourne.

MP asks Transport Minister about disabled access at local railway stations

The MP for Wealden raised the matter of step-free access at train stations in Parliament yesterday as well as probing the Transport Minister about electrification of the Uckfield Line and a new depot in Crowborough.
CGI image showing the new footbridge and lifts at Crowborough railway station

New bridge and lifts at Crowborough Station

Network Rail have submitted plans showing the new footbridge at Crowborough Railway Station. The proposal is an Access for All Scheme which involves the erection of a bridge with stair and lift access to provide step free access to Platform 2.

Solar-powered electric vehicle station

Yesterday Wealden District Council approved plans to build a solar farm and electric vehicle charging facility on the side of the A22 in Uckfield.
Google Street View of the Croaft Road car park in Crowborough

Changes to Waitrose car park in Crowborough

Waitrose has applied for planning permission to refurbish their car park in Crowborough.
Telegraph pole outside Saddlers on Croft Road nr Church Road in Crowborough

Delays as BT replace telegraph pole in Crowborough

Please note there will be delays to vehicles using Croft Road and Church Road in Crowborough whilst a decayed telegraph pole is replaced this week.

Seating & toilet improvements at station

Crowborough & Eridge stations will be getting improvements to toilets & seating, as part of GTR's station improvement programme.