Alexandra Park cycle path FAQ
A detailed design safety audit has been completed by East Sussex County Council to ensure the proposed route is safe all users of the park. The route is designed to ensure all users can access the route as existing to accord with the 'Inclusive Mobility' design guidance and the Equality Act 2010.
You can view the route on the Alexandra Park Cycle Route Site Location Plan.pdf
Construction of the cycle path is scheduled to start in winter 2022-23. An exact start date will be available when the contractors are confirmed.
Yes. They had no objections and all suggestions relating to materials have been incorporated into the scheme.
No, the scheme will use existing paths.
ESCC was awarded funding from the Government's Local Growth Fund (LGF) specifically to introduce measures to improve conditions for those walking, cycling and using public transport. The lead councillor for transport and environment at ESCC approved the scheme in March 2022.
It will be an offence to cycle in any area of the park that is not designated as a cycle route. Hastings Borough Council is responsible for enforcing byelaws.
No it is a shared pedestrian and cycle route which is 3 metres in width over the majority of the route.
The Equalities Impact Assessment for Alexandra Park was produced in February 2018. The Equalities Impact Assessment assessed how each protected characteristic is considered should the proposed shared facility be introduced in Alexandra Park. In each instance, positive and negative impacts are considered, and where negative impacts are stated, mitigation measures have been presented within the assessment. Those measures are reflected in the scheme plans.
The route was agreed by HBC Cabinet in January 2016. Proposed designated Cycle Route in Alexandra Park. View the Cabinet report on the responses to the consultation about the cycle path.
Yes. A public consultation took place in 2015 and the results were presented to Cabinet in 2016. A summary of consultation responses was included in the Cabinet report.
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