Lewes bonfire travel information

Road closures

Road closures will affect large parts of Lewes town on the day. Diversions will be in place for traffic to travel outside of the town. Residents are advised to get vehicles home before 5pm to avoid any road closures in place. We advise visitors not to bring vehicles into the town, but instead use public transport. The map below shows which roads will be closed and from what time.


On-street parking will be suspended on certain streets in the town. Vehicles must be removed from these routes or risk being towed away if they are not. If you have a parking permit and need assistance on alternative parking locations for the evening, please contact The Parking Shop.

Lewes Parking Shop

Open Monday to Friday: 8am to 5pm / Saturday: 9am to 1pm
Phone: 0345 680 1129
Lewes Parking Shop website

Traffic diversions

The A27 will be open to through traffic only for the duration. No parking or waiting is allowed. Vehicles risk being towed if parked.

Rail services

There are likely to be long waiting times for trains in and out of Lewes. Last services from Lewes depart between 12.00am and 12.30am depending on your destination. Please check with Rail Enquiries for details of your specific journey.

Bus services

There will be diversions to services on 5 November. Please check with the bus operating companies for specific changes and disruption.

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