Hurstpierpoint & Sayers Common Parish Council

Traffic and Parking

Community Highway Scheme 2019


The Parish Council submitted a Community Highway Scheme (CHS) to the Highway Authority West Sussex County Council on 5 March 2019. This scheme proposes a series of minor parking and traffic management schemes in Cuckfield Road, High Street, South Avenue, Malthouse Lane, Manor Road in Hurstpierpoint, and Reeds Lane and London Road, Sayers Common.


WSCC will consider the application and then decide its priority. If approved, the works would take place in 2020/21.

Click here for details of the submission.



Car parks


There are two carparks in Hurstpierpoint


  • Brown Twins Road (free parking up to 23 hours)
  • Trinity Road (part free parking up to 23 hours, and part free up to 3 hours)


For the 3-hour section drivers will need to display a reusable PARKING DISC to show their time of arrival. Disc Parking Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Saturday inclusive (excluding Bank and Public Holidays). DISCS are a one-off payment of £1.00 and can be purchased at the following locations:


  • Parish Office - Trinity Road
  • JanTon Newsagents, High Street
  • Charity Shop - Village Garden
  • Coop store, High Street
  • Library, Trinity Road


Parking enforcement


Enforcement (Traffic Wardens) is operated by Mid Sussex District Council, for on-street and carpark parking. They have the legal power to issue parking tickets and collect fines. Click here for details on their website.


Mid Sussex District Council own and operate the two carparks in Hurstpierpoint. MSDC 24 hour phone no: 01444 477212.


West Sussex County Council (the Highway Authority) has responsibility for parking restrictions on the roads, such a waiting times and yellow lines.




Traffic and parking issues


The Parish Council acknowledges that there are significant traffic and parking issues in the Parish area, particularly around the centre of Hurstpierpoint village, and along some of its approach roads. We have appointed a HIGHWAYS & CYCLEWAYS WORKING GROUP to investigate the issues and report to the Council. Where feasible, the Council will make suggestions to the District Council (carparks) or the County Council (yellow lines and parking restrictions).




The Parish Council has also commissioned the HIGH STREET IMPROVEMENTS SCHEME. Please click here for more details.


(update: 13 June 2018)

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