Saturday 1st June – Likely Traffic disruption

Sussex Police has informed the council about a large privately organised event taking place on Saturday 1st June which is expected to have an impact on the local road network.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) ‘Euro Run’ is being hosted in the south of England to mark the 50th anniversary of the HAMC in the UK. Sussex Police has advised that the main event is taking place in East Surrey and is expected to attract riders from all over the world. The event will culminate in a large scale ‘ride out’ of up to 700 motorcycles along the A23 from Pease Pottage to Brighton seafront on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June, between 2pm and 4.30pm.
This is the same weekend as the Kemptown Carnival which will also attract crowds to the seafront area. Surrey Police and Sussex Police are the lead agencies for information about the HAMC event and any impact on our local road network. The forces are working closely together to manage the effects of all major events taking place across the region on Saturday 1 June. Police advice is as follows:

Anyone planning to travel along the A23 stretch between Gatwick and Brighton on the afternoon of Saturday 1 June needs to allow extra time and consider alternative routes

The police are speaking to the organisers to ensure attendees of the HAMC event are fully aware of the legal requirements for road users in the UK and that action will be taken against anyone committing a road traffic offence

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