This is essential equipment to allow the National Grid to provide energy to homes and businesses
Each load is over 300 tonnes in weight and over 70 metres in length. Due to the complexity of moving equipment of this size this will cause significant disruption to traffic along the route and will have an impact in your area.
The A27 will be closed between Ashcombe and Southerham roundabouts with traffic diverted via A270, A259 , A26 and vice versa
There will be parking restrictions in Polegate. Advance Warning Signs will remind you when the restrictions will be in place. The Police will also hold traffic if required to allow safe passage of the vehicles.
The route has been planned to allow the safe passage of the vehicles within the county. We know that this will have an impact on the traffic and parking in your area but this is unavoidable and we apologise for any inconvenience in advance of the National Grid movement.
There will be a variety of measures to ensure safe passage through the streets, including the removal of street furniture, parking restrictions and the temporary holding of traffic by the Police, if required.
The vehicles will be leaving Shoreham Docks at 9am and it is planned that they will arrive at Polegate between 5pm to 6pm, then heading to Bexhill before arriving at Ninfield between 7pm to 8pm. These timings are subject to change depending on the progress of the vehicles along the route.