Wealden District Council


Wealden Local Plan Transport Study 2017

The Wealden Local Plan Transport Study (WLPTS) 2017 was commissioned jointly by East Sussex County Council and Wealden District Council. The WLPTS 2017 was undertaken to test the transport impacts of revised development proposals coming forward in Wealden District Council's Draft Proposed Submission Wealden Local Plan. The new Wealden Local Plan (WLP) will cover the period to 2028, and when adopted will replace the existing WDC Core Strategy Local Plan (WCSLP) covering the period to 2027.

Polegate Movement and Access Strategy - November 2013 (pdf)

Crowborough Core Strategy Allocations Transport Assessment Proposals - PTC Project Report for East Sussex County Council - July 2013 (pdf)

Crowborough Transport Study Interim Report - June 2013 (pdf)

This Interim Report from East Sussex County Council sets out the current status of work on the Crowborough Transport Study. This Study was commissioned by East Sussex County Council, Wealden District Council and Crowborough Town Council to consider the impact of developments coming forward in Crowborough through the Strategic Sites Local Plan.

Uckfield Traffic Improvements Consultation Results - June 2013 (pdf)

As highway authority, East Sussex County Council is responsible for roads and transport across the county. This report contains the findings from the Uckfield Traffic Improvements Consultation undertaken in March 2013 and follows on from the Consultation Results Report published in June 2012 following the first Improve Uckfield Exhibition in March 2012.

Hailsham and Hellingly Movement and Access Strategy - November 2012 (pdf)

Since 2006 numerous large scale development proposals have been approved for the town of Hailsham and village of Hellingly. In order to mitigate the transport impact of these consented developments and future sites, improvement schemes at key junctions, on key links and within the town centre are required. This document identifies a prioritised, timed and preliminarily-costed package of improvement schemes. A separate study for the Polegate and Stone Cross areas will commence shortly to cover such schemes and other area studies are likely. This study will be reviewed following the completion of that work.


Wealden Local Development Framework Supporting Statement by East Sussex County Council for Examination in Public - October 2011 (pdf)

This statement sets out the close relationship between the Wealden Core Strategy and ESCC's  developing work on the Local Transport Plan (LTP). Addressing particular concerns raised by the Highways Agency (HA) in their Regulation 27 response to the Core Strategy and with regards the delivery of transport infrastructure and interventions. This statement also addresses key elements relating to education provision and development of a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

Uckfield Traffic Management Improvements

We are working with East Sussex County Council and Uckfield Town Council on plans to reduce traffic congestion in Uckfield town centre. Traffic surveys have been carried out and the results of these can be downloaded.

South Wealden and Eastbourne Transport Study (SWETS) November 2010 (pdf)

Commissioned alongside Eastbourne Borough Council and East Sussex County Council to assist in the preparation of the Wealden District and Eastbourne Borough Core Strategies.

Highways Agency Response to the Council re: SWETS Modelling Response - January 2012 (pdf)

Letter to Wealden District Council from the Highways Agency providing clarification relating to how  different SRN transport interventions have been modelled within SATURN together with TRICS outputs to justify the trip generation rates used within the modelling.