Shrub Lane, Burwash - Drainage Works

Map showing location of works and diversion route

Map showing location of works and diversion route

Balfour Beatty is working in partnership with East Sussex County Council to manage the highways service across East Sussex. As part of this, we will be carrying out a drainage works in Shrub Lane, Burwash.

When do they start?

Work will be carried out from Monday 8 July 2024 to Friday 12 July 2024 between 9:30am and 4pm.

We will inform you of any changes to the dates or times via advanced warning signs on site.

What are we doing?

These works involve repairs to the drainage system to alleviate flooding.

How will this impact highway users?

The team will be working from the junction of Etchingham Road and continue approximately 80m North along Shrub Lane.

Access to the road will be restricted for 24 hours. Traffic will be diverted via Shrub Lane, Battenhurst Road, Cottenden Road, Station Road, Witherenden Hill, Heathfield Road, Hoppers Croft Lane & vice-versa.

If you need vehicle access, please discuss this with the team on site. Please bear in mind there will be delays whilst the area is made safe and your vehicle is escorted by site marshalls. 

Information for residents and businesses

Parking: If required, we will put out ‘no parking’ signs and cones on the site to advise where parking is restricted. Please avoid parking in these locations as it will delay our works.

Weather: All of these works are subject to favourable weather conditions, for example heavy rain may affect the progress of the works.

Properties close to the carriageway may experience a temporary disturbance as this can be a noisy process and those properties may experience flashing lights and reversing sirens.

Permit Reference: EA002MW-0004-2ND-05

We would like to take this opportunity to apologise in advance for any inconvenience or disruption this work may cause, however this forms part of our continuing improvement for the East Sussex highway network. Should you have any concerns regarding these works, you can contact us at

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