Green Circle improvements
Improvements are underway to a 4.3km section of the Green Circle between Keymer Road and Gatehouse Lane. This key east to west link helps to join together some of the town’s key employment, leisure and retail areas.
The Green Circle Improvement scheme will be delivered in phases.
- Phase 1a improvements between Gatehouse Lane and London Road are complete and this section is open.
- Phase 1a improvements between London Road and Franklands railway bridge have commenced and are due to be completed mid-October (now incorporating improvements to Franklands railway bridge brought forward to Phase1a). Diversions are in place.
- Phase 1a improvements between Franklands railway bridge and Keymer Road are complete and this section is open.
- Phase 1a improvements are due to be completed in full mid-October.
- Phase 1b improvements to improve road crossings/ access points including at Malthouse Lane/ Jane Murray Way will commence late 2021 and are due to be completed spring 2022.
South of Gatehouse Lane - before and after improvements
The scheme includes measures to:
South of Jane Murray Way - before and after improvements
- Widen the route to achieve a 4-metre width shared use path with a 3-metre minimum width, improved drainage and a crushed stone surface finish;
- Remove barriers to provide accessible facilities to all (whilst blocking inappropriate use);
- Improve crossing facilities along the route;
- Install gateway features at Gatehouse Lane and Malthouse Lane: and
- Tie the scheme in with existing links and crossings and those proposed to be delivered by the Victoria Business Park and Townwide Green Links schemes and a proposed Hassocks to Burgess Hill walking and cycle link to the east of the London to Brighton rail line.
You can see indicative maps of the improvements below.
The Green Circle improvements scheme was subject to public engagement May - June 2020. Details can be found in the links below:
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