THE Lewes Bonfire celebrations next Tuesday will cause travel disruption.

Organisers have raised “serious concerns” about overcrowding and are urging revellers not to travel to the event.

After 4.45pm the following roads will be closed:

  • l A27 junction with A277 Brighton Road
  • l A27 junction with A26
  • l A26 junction with B2192 Ringer Road
  • l Kingston Road junction with Wellgreen Lane
  • l A275 Offham Road junction with Plumpton Road
  • l A27 junction with Southerham Lane

After 5pm, no trains will call at Lewes, Glynde, or Southease stations. No trains will call at Cooksbridge station after the 5.20pm service to Eastbourne.

And no trains will serve Falmer station after the 6.40pm service to Hastings.

Police Superintendent Howard Hodges urged people to “stay local”.

“There are a number of other events taking place around Sussex and we’re urging everyone to attend an event near them,” he said.