Street lighting and traffic signals

We maintain more than 40,000 street lights and illuminated signs and over 200 traffic signals. Some street lights are the responsibility of the Highways Agency and local district or borough councils.

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For more information about how we maintain and repair street lights and traffic signals please see the East Sussex Highways Website.

Changes to street lighting

To save money and reduce our carbon emissions, we are changing our older yellow street lights to LED lights. We have turned off some street lights at night, reduced the number of lights in some streets and dimmed others between midnight and the early hours.

For more details, see our page about changes to street lighting