Please see below information regarding our Winter Service.
What we do
When icy conditions are forecast we will grit primary routes first. This is around 42% of all the roads in East Sussex including all A and B roads and some C roads. You can view our gritting routes here.
We inspect and fill all East Sussex County Council owned grit bins once a year, in the autumn
We provide a 24/7 gritting service. We schedule our gritters based on weather forecasts and road surface temperatures
Clear the pavement of snow and ice outside your house carefully (and your neighbours!) to make it safer for everyone
Don't use hot water to melt ice on pavements! It will refreeze and be dangerous on the path
We do not have the resources to routinely grit footpaths or pavements. We encourage residents to refer to the “snow code” on the Met Office website when considering clearing ice or snow from pathways and drives.
You can find out more about grit bins in East Sussex and how to request a new one here.
Emergency School Closures
All Emergency School Closures in East Sussex can be found here.