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Campus works impacting roads, access and parking

Essential work continues across campus to improve our facilities and infrastructure. We greatly appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.

This update should give you an indication of any work that is planned for the coming week and how this might affect you.

Car parks

  • P1 Science car park: open
  • P2 Falmer Sports Complex: open
  • P3 Biology Road car park: open (20 spaces closed)
  • P4 Sussex House car park: open
  • P5 Sport Centre car park: open
  • P7 Jubilee car park: open
  • P7a Arts car park: open
  • P8 Park Village car park: open
  • P9 Lewes Court car park: open (33 spaces closed from 28 October)
  • P11 Knights Gate car park: open

Spaces closed in Lewes Court car park

To facilitate investigation works in the surrounding area, an increased 33 spaces will be closed in Lewes Court car park (P9) from Monday 5 November. These works are expected to last until the end of 2019.

Roads, access, and other works

Lewes Bonfire night

Next Tuesday 5 November, the annual Lewes Bonfire night will have significant impact on roads and public transport. Road restrictions will primarily be local to Lewes itself; however, there is likely to be impact on traffic and potential delays towards Lewes after 5pm, and no trains will call at Falmer station after the 6.31pm service to Hastings.

HV works by the Sport Centre

To enable local high voltage cable installation works, several draw pits have been opened on Stony Mere Way. These works have necessitated a partial lane closure; please be aware of potential impacts on traffic into campus and cycle lanes during busy hours.

Overnight roadworks around Falmer Village

Highways England are undertaking out-of-hours investigation works around Falmer Village, which will be completed this Saturday 2 November, taking place overnight between 8pm and 6am only.

This includes single lane closures on the slip road from the B2123 onto the A27 westbound, and on the Falmer Hill westbound layby before the bridge. This also involves road narrowing on the B2123 approaching Knights Gate roundabout, and the overnight closure of the Falmer Hill westbound bus stop during these times.

From Monday 28 October to Friday 8 November, lighting works will necessitate additional closures and diversions out-of-hours between 8pm and 6am. All buses will be escorted to Falmer Station bus stop to arrive with services as normal. All other westbound vehicles will be diverted to the Lewes roundabout to turn around on the A27, as the slip road will be closed. These works will be suspended on Tuesday 5 October due to Lewes Bonfire Night.

Brief road restriction by the Energy Centre

There will be a brief partial road restriction outside of the Energy Centre, at the bottom of Boiler House Hill, tomorrow (Saturday 2 November) from 7.00am, expected to last for up to four hours. There will be minimal impact due to the timing, but please be aware of this partial restriction if travelling to campus this weekend.


Posted on behalf of: Transport
Last updated: Friday, 1 November 2019

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