In 2019 the fence alongside the B2178, opposite Oakwood, was replaced. The previous wooden post and barbed wire fence had reached the end of its life having suffered the effects of the elements, vehicle crashes, deer strikes and falling timber. The replacement fencing is a stock-proof 1.2m X-fence galvanised product supported by the Clipex post […]
Accident in B2178 – driver trapped vehicle
Another accident on the B2178 at 11am on 14th September 2012. Involving a pick-up and lorry. The pick-up pulled out of Salthill Road into the path of a lorry. The driver of the pick-up was attended to by the ambulance service and had to be cut from his vehicle by the fire brigade before being […]
The B2178 – ‘The Ashling Road’
On the same day I was given a copy of this old photograph of the B2178 we are reminded, once again of the need to improve safety on the B2178 Salthill Road junction after another car leaves the road crashing into the garden of Sennicotts Lodge.
Is anybody listening?
Within the last month the Chichester Observer has carried two front page stories reporting on two serious accidents on the B2178. The first involved a serious injury and the second involved serious injuries and a fatality. Chichester Observer 8th June 2011 Chichester Observer 13th May 2011 Since arriving in 2004 we have seen many accidents […]
Fatal road accident outside our gate
We were very saddened to see a bunch of flowers laid outside our entrance on the main road. We knew there had been an accident at the weekend but that is not really newsworthy on this dangerous stretch of road with multiple junctions. Although we know nothing about the accident or those involved, this trajedy […]