Dear resident

I have been contacted by the organisers of the Hastings Half Marathon – Nice Work who wished me to relay the following information.

“There will be some road closures on the 26th March that may impact the residents of the parish.

The Hastings Half Marathon is returning on the 26th March 2023 and will involve some road closures. The start time of the race is 10:30am.

It is advisable that you avoid travelling into Hastings while the race is taking place unless you are participating, supporting or it is for essential travel. Expect delays between 10:00 and 13:00.

Details of the road closures:

10:15: Bexhill Road and Harley Shute Road are closed until the last runner passes Wishing Tree roundabout
10:30: No access to Queensway until approx 12:30
10:50: No access along the distance of The Ridge and through Ore Village until approx 13:00
11:00- 13:30 No access to Old London Road

There is no access into Hastings via Rye Road between 10:50 and approx 13:00. You will be redirected via Westfield.

There is access to Hastings Via A21 Sedlescombe road and the B2159, Battle Road.

Email us at if you have any specific questions.”


Mrs P Collins
Proper Officer and Responsible Financial Officer
Fairlight Parish Council
Kerri, 35 Waites Lane, Fairlight, Hastings. TN35 4AX
Tel: 07487 822729  Email:
Working days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 

Hastings Half Marathon – Sunday 26th March