serving east and west sussex
We have compiled a list of some of the most useful traffic and travel resources for East and West Sussex and the surrounding areas. These resources offer real time updates - to help you avoid any hold ups on your journey. Click on the links to go to the website, or call the helpline numbers for more information. Other local traffic features we publish include: M23 traffic news, M25 Sussex news, A24 Updates, rail information and Sussex weather news.
The resources we publish here are largely connected to the formal information channels, paths much trod. we'd also like to provide more anecdotal and 'living experience'. With this idea in mind we'd welcome feedback about everything connected to travelling around both and east and West Sussex. Where the problems can occur most often and what to do when there is a delay. Our contact details are at the foot of the page.
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All about Sussex
Sussex is one of the ancient counties of England, its name signifies 'South Saxons'. Historically Sussex was a Kingdom with its own monarch before being integrated into Wessex in 825. In the 1970s East and West Sussex were formed into seperate counties. The year 2000 saw Sussex gain a second city when Brighton was granted the same staus as Chichester. Sussex is dominated by its southern coast along which the bulk of the population live, the Downs and the Weald are also important geographic features.
The coastal plain
Sussex together with Hampshire enjoys the most sunshine of anywhere in the UK, rainfall is below the national average. The sunny coastal conurbations have attracted the majority of the county's population. 1 in 3 Sussex residents live in the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton corridor. East Sussex has a population of just over half a million, the County Council has its HQ in Lewes. West Sussex has 800,000 residents, the County Council is based in Chichester. 275,000 people live in Brighton and Hove.
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