Local Transport Plan 3

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Local Transport Plan 3 (LTP3) sets out how we plan to improve transport and maintain the roads between 2011 and 2026.

It includes our plans for regeneration and development in priority areas such as:

  • Bexhill and Hastings
  • Eastbourne and South Wealden
  • Newhaven

LTP3 also contains our plans for transport in:

  • Uckfield
  • Lewes, the south coast towns and the South Downs
  • Battle, Rye and rural Rother
  • North Wealden and North Lewes districts

Vision and objectives

Our aim is to develop an effective, well-managed transport infrastructure with improved travel choices.

We want to make East Sussex a prosperous county by:

  • helping businesses to thrive
  • delivering better access to jobs and services
  • creating safer, healthier, more sustainable and inclusive communities

Transport contributes to a wide range of other policies and plans. Our high-level objectives are to:

  • improve economic competitiveness and growth
  • improve safety, health and security
  • tackle climate change
  • improve accessibility and enhance social inclusion
  • improve quality of life

Our transport objectives are set out in Chapter 2 of the plan.


You can download a copy of LTP3 or the  Implementation Plans below:

Local Transport Plan main document [1.9 MB] [pdf]

LTP3 Implementation Plan 2011/12 - 2015/16 [890.0 KB] [pdf]

LTP3 Implementation Plan 2016/16 - 2020/21 [2.5 MB] [pdf]

Please note: we know that these files might not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

If you need a file in an accessible format, please contact us. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. 

The following appendices are also available on request:

  • LTP3 appendix A – Environmental Report summary
     - Non-technical summary of the environmental report
  • LTP3 appendix B – Equality Impact Assessment summary
     - A summary of the Equality Impact Assessment
  • LTP3 appendix C – Environmental Report
     - The full, revised environmental report, on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of LTP3.
  • LTP3 appendix D – Equality Impact Assessment
     - A report on the effect, or likely effect, LTP3 policies will have on different groups in the community.
  • LTP3 appendix E – Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) – Screening report
    A report on the possible effects of LTP3 policies on internationally important nature sites.
  • LTP3 appendix F – Consultation comments and responses
    - Analysis of the comments we received through consultation on the development of LTP3.
  • LTP3 background paper A – Wider context
     - Report on the wider context of LTP3 and other County Council, local and national policies.
  • LTP3 background paper B – Local picture
     - Local issues and opportunities including economic, social and environmental impacts
  • LTP3 background paper C – Strategy options
     - An overview of the different strategy options which were considered during development of LTP3.
  • LTP3 background paper D – Strategy context
    - The background and local context in which our strategy was developed.