Element 1 Countywide Measures

An integrated signing package in town centres and high streets alongside the provision of cycle parking to enable social distancing and safer pedestrian and cycle access. This will include:

Social Distance signing package: DfT-approved
Covid 19

‘Keep Apart’ signing in town centres, etc.

Cycle Parking package
Temporary cycle parking racks installed on high streets, town centre highway areas and within car parks.

Bus Stop social distancing signing package
Social distancing messaging on footways at bus stops, prioritised where there is a conflict between people waiting for buses and those queuing to access adjacent shops.

Element 2

Site-Specific Schemes (selected Hastings and Rother only)


A259 The Stade/Pelham Place
Localised footway widening. 

Warrior Square
Footway widening. 


Buckhurst Place
Footway widening under the bridge at junction of Sackville Road/Buckhurst Place. 

Devonshire Road
Closure of one lane to make road one way to enable footway widening, enabling cafes to extend into this space. 

Western Road
Road closure.

Cooden Drive
Improvement of existing marking to advisory cycle lane. 


High Street
Road Closure between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

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