Getting Around Chichester

Getting Around Chichester cover


July 2013

A general-purpose guide to Chichester, including some cycling information. Funded by the LSTF money awarded by WSCC to Chichester and Horsham only.

Cycling is a great way to get your recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. The West Sussex Cycle Journey Planner will help you find a fast, balanced, or quiet route to your destination including a turn-by-turn route plan. It will also tell you how many calories you will burn and how much carbon dioxide you will save by cycling instead of driving. To plan your journey visit

West Sussex County Council offers one-to-one adult cycle training to national standards up to Bikeability Level 3 (advanced). Bikeability gives you the skills and confidence to cycle in modern road conditions, enabling you to make more journeys by bike. For further details or to book on-line visit alternatively you can email

"Designated Cycle Routes" and National Cycle Network route numbers are marked on the map, as are cycle shops.

The document also mentions the LSTF money:

In 2012, West Sussex County Council secured £2.46 million from the Department for Transport’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF). The County Council, in partnership with Chichester District Council, is now delivering a range of sustainable travel improvements in Chichester and Horsham up to March 2015.

The package for Chichester includes:

  • A sustainable travel network for employers;
  • Continued support for the Chichester Cycle Challenge;
  • Additional support for the Chichester Car Club;
  • Greater promotion of car sharing;
  • Support for cycling in schools and a rail education initiative;
  • New north/south cycle routes;
  • Additional cycle parking at Chichester station;
  • Improvements to Northgate and Southgate gyratory systems;
  • Traffic management measures and;
  • Production of this leaflet.

For further details visit