• Polegate Town Council

    • a27 Cophall roundabout closure

    • We have been informed by Highways England that they will be carrying out improvement works at Cophall roundabout.

      In order to carry out these works as efficiently and safely as possible, work will be carried out overnight between 8pm and 6am utilising full carriageway closures between Monday 9 March 2020 to Friday 20 March 2020, weeknights only. Weekends may be considered as a contingency. The works are weather dependent.

      Series of full closures on main carriageway    Dates and timings
      Full closure of the A27 westbound Polegate Bypass approach. Side road closure to B2247 Hailsham Road and full closure of the east side roundabout circulatory    Monday 9 March 2020 to Thursday 12 March 2020, Wednesday 18 March 2020 and Thursday 19 March 2020 8pm to 6am

      Full closure of the A27 eastbound Polegate Bypass approach. Side road closure to Retail Business Park and full closure of the west side roundabout circulatory. Friday 13 March 2020 11pm to 4am

      Full closure of the dedicated eastbound slip road from the A22  Monday 16 March 2020 to Tuesday 17 March 2020, Friday 20 March 2020 8pm to 6am

      Emergency vehicles will always be provided with access through the works.

      Escorted access will be provided for businesses and staff located on the Retail Business Park though there may be a short wait whilst the works area is made safe.

      Diversions: Clearly signed diversions will be in place throughout the works.

      Westbound Polegate Bypass Approach and east side roundabout: Vehicles travelling westbound will be diverted off at the Golden Jubilee onto the A22 southbound. Follow the A22 and at the 2nd roundabout carry straight on and join the A2280. At Rodmill Roundabout turn right and join the A2021, Kings Drive. At Willingdon Roundabout take the A2270. Follow the A2270 to re-join the A27 at Polegate interchange to continue journey westbound.

      Eastbound Polegate Bypass Approach and west side of roundabout: Vehicles travelling eastbound will be diverted north onto the A26 at Southerham Roundabout. At Little Horsted Roundabout take the 3rd right onto the A22, Uckfield Bypass. Follow the A22 southbound to re-join the A27 at Cophall Roundabout to continue eastbound.

      Dedicated eastbound slip road from A22: Vehicles travelling eastbound from the A22 will continue on the A27 southbound to Polegate Interchange. Take the A2270 and follow the westbound diversion above in reverse to re-join the A27 at Golden Jubilee Roundabout.