Millions have been spent on the De La Warr Pavilion and the West promenade during the past few years, yet virtually the entire motoring population of Bexhill remains cursed by what can best be described as the narrowed artery of seafront roadway from the Sackville Road roundabout to the kiosk several hundred yards westwards.
It was two years ago I raised the subject in the hope East Sussex County Council highways department might do something about it but I am given to understand that any action is light years away.
However, I suggest a simple but practical answer – reduce the ultra-wide pavement on the southern side by two or three feet and the problem is solved.
Meanwhile, until something is actually done to widen this key stretch into and out of the town centre, drivers in their thousands will continue to have to try to squeeze through with inches to spare in the face of oncoming traffic and emergency service vehicles will effectively be prevented from getting through in event of serious fire or accident.
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