Issue details

Pier Road Proposed Closure

In November 2022 the Economy Committee supported the permanent closure of Pier Road to traffic. Officers were tasked to engage with West Sussex County Council as Highway Authority in order to appraise the feasibility, process, legal requirements, costs (both capital and revenue), timescales, and necessary agreements to deliver the preferred option of a permanent
closure. Also, to explore the opportunity of increasing the length of the proposed closure area to include the area of highway as far north as the Gravy Boat restaurant.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: River;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

Decision due: 13 Jun 2023 by Economy Committee

Lead director: Director of Growth

Contact: Miriam Nicholls, Business Development Manager Email:, Denise Vine, Group Head of Business & Economy Email: