Brighton and Hove school snow day closures and travel

Posted On 03 Dec 2010 at 7:23 am

Many schools across Brighton and Hove remain closed today (Friday, December 3) due to snow.

The up-to-date snow closure list from Brighton and Hove City Council at 7.10am is:

Primary and junior schools

  • Balfour Infant School
  • Balfour Junior School
  • Benfield School
  • Bevendean Primary School
  • Carden Primary School
  • Carlton Hill Primary School
  • Coldean Primary School
  • Coombe Road Primary School
  • Davigdor and Somerhill
  • Downs Infant School
  • Downs Junior School
  • Fairlight Primary School
  • Hangleton Infant & Junior Schools
  • Hertford Infant and Nursery School
  • Hertford Juniors
  • Middle Street Primary School
  • Mile Oak Primary School, Portslade
  • Moulsecoomb Primary School
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School
  • Patcham Infant School
  • Portslade Infant School
  • Queen’s Park Primary and Nursery
  • Rudyard Kipling Primary School and Nursery
  • Saltdean Primary School
  • Stanford Junior
  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Primary
  • St. Pauls Church of England Nursery and Primary School
  • St Peter’s Community Infant and Nursery school
  • St Mark’s CE Primary
  • St Margaret’s
  • Cottesmore St. Mary Catholic Primary
  • St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Portslade
  • St Martin’s CofE Primary & Nursery School
  • St Nicolas CofE Junior School
  • St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School
  • St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School
  • St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery
  • St Paul’s Church of England Nursery and Primary School
  • West Blatchington Primary
  • Westdene Primary School
  • Whitehawk Primary School
  • Woodingdean Primary School

Secondary schools

  • Cardinal Newman Catholic School
  • Blatchington Mill School
  • Dorothy Stringer School
  • Hove Park School (both campuses)
  • Longhill High School
  • Patcham High School
  • Varndean School


  • The Alternative Centre for Education
  • Brighton Aldridge Community Academy
  • Cedar Centre
  • City College Brighton
  • Downs Park Special School
  • Downs View School and Downs View Link College
  • Hillside School
  • Patcham House School
  • Portslade Community College
  • Tarnerland Nursery School


Southern is operating limited half-hourly services to London, Chichester and Hastings.

Brighton to Victoria will run at 19 and 49 minutes past the hour.

Victoria to Brighton will run at 02 and 32 minutes past the hour.

Services will call at Haywards Heath, Three Bridges, Gatwick Airport, Redhill and East Croydon.

Chichester to Brighton will run at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Brighton to Chichester will run at 27 and 57 minutes past the hour.

Trains will operate via Littlehampton calling at Barnham, Ford, Littlehampton, Angmering, Goring-by-Sea, Durrington-on-Sea, West Worthing, Worthing, Lancing, Shoreham by Sea, Southwick, Portslade and Hove.

Eastbourne to Brighton will run at 29 and 59 minutes past the hour.

Brighton to Eastbourne will run at 10 and 40 minutes past the hour.

Trains will call at Hampden Park, Polegate, Glynde, Lewes, Falmer, Moulescomb and London Road.

Hourly trains to Hastings are operating from Eastbourne at 40 minutes past the hour and from Hastings to Eastbourne at 44 minutes past the hour.


Brighton & Hove buses has more services operating today.

For up-to-date details visit the website

Snow chains have been fitted on many buses on snowy roads.


People are being urged to clear pathways outside their homes.

Click here for a map of grit bin locations across Brighton and Hove.

Piles of grit have been delivered to:

West Blatchington

  • Hangleton Road/A2038, just north of the junction with Court Farm Road


  • Hangleton Way and Amberley Drive junction
  • Hangleton Road/A2038 and Elm Drive junction


  • Vale Avenue and Warmdene Avenue junction


  • Preston Drove and Surrenden Road junction
  • Dyke Road and The Upper Drive junction


  • Ditchling Road and Woodbourne Avenue junction


  • Corner of Crowhurst Road
  • Stanmer Villas and Hollingbury Rise West junction


  • The Crossway and Roedale Road junction


  • Lewes Road/A270 and Southover Street junction

Queens Park/Elm Grove

  • Queens Park Road and Pankhurst Avenue junction


  • Moulsecoomb Way and Appledore Road junction
  • Bevendean Crescent and Nyetimber Hill junction


  • Heath Hill Avenue and Norwich Drive junction
  • Heath Hill Avenue and Walmer Crescent junction
  • Bevendean Road and Eastbourne Road junction


  • Falmer Road/B2123 and Cowley Drive junction
  • Kipling Avenue and Lockwood Crescent junction
  • Warren Road and Vernon Avenue junction

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