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Celebrate Safely 1 (Press Release)

‘Celebrate safely’ is the message from the Littlehampton Bonfire Society Safety Advisory Group to spectators attending the town’s Bonfire Night on Saturday 25th October, Commented bonfire society secretary, Richard Cooper.

‘Local residents and spectators can help to make it a safe and enjoyable evening for everyone by following the simple advice in the safety leaflet which is being distributed with our Bonfire Night programmes. We hope that everyone will follow this advice, to ensure the safety of both themselves and those around them.’

Residents and spectators must not attempt to park along the procession routes, which are subject to road closure orders. Arun District Council and Sussex Police will be enforcing no parking regulations in roads subject to road closures, and any vehicles illegally parked will be ticketed and towed away. In the event of any damage to vehicles, owners may also find that their insurance is invalid if the vehicle is illegally parked. Car parking bays in Sea Road will be closed all day and evening.

Roads subject to road closure orders and parking restrictions, and the times affected, are as follows:

  • Maltravers Rd, Fitzalan Rd (South from East St junction), Maltravers Drive
  • No parking from 12 noon
  • Road Closure from 4:30pm to 11:00pm
  • Granville Rd, Selborne Rd (from Granville Rd to St Winefrides Rd junctions), St Winefrides Rd, Church St, Manor Parade, Beach Rd, St Catherine’s Rd, South Terrace (east from junction with St Catherine’s Road), Norfolk Rd (from South Terrace to Sea Rd), Sea Rd (from Norfolk Rd to swimming centre)
  • No parking from 4:00pm
  • Road Closure from 7:00pm to 10:30pm
  • New Rd, Surrey St (to junction with High St precinct), Beach Rd (from East St junction to the War Memorial)
  • No parking from 12 noon
  • Road Closure from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
  • St Flora’s Rd (from junction with Parkside Avenue to Sportsman roundabout), Berry Lane (junction with St Flora’s Road to junction with Southway)
  • Road Closure from 7:00pm to 9:15pm
  • Beach Rd (south of junction with Maltravers Rd)
  • No parking from 12 noon
  • Road Closure from 3:00pm to 11:00pm
  • East St (from junction with Franciscan Way to junction with High St)
  • Road Closure from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
  • The Banjo Road car park will be closed from 6.00p.m. on Friday 24th October. The East Green car park will be closed from 8.00a.m. on Friday 24th October and will remain closed for the whole day on Saturday 25th October.

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