Cinque Ports Phase 5 Shared Use Foot and Cycleway

We created a safer and direct route for cycling and walking between Nickolls Road and Dymchurch Redoubt.

The scheme runs along the A259, providing a shared use foot and cycleway between Palmarsh and the sea wall south of the Dymchurch Redoubt.

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We want to hear from you. We want to understand the impacts of the scheme on residents in the area. Have you changed how you choose to travel since the improvements were put in place?

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We have:

  • converted 1.5km of verge to a hard paved shared use foot and cycleway on the coast side of the A259
  • provided street lighting
  • installed new signage throughout the route
  • relocated existing signposts and street furniture to avoid obstruction to pedestrians and cyclists
  • improved crossing facilities at junctions for pedestrians and cyclists.

This scheme continues the work of previous phases to install a virtually all off-road cycle route from Folkestone to Littlestone-on-Sea.

The scheme was funded from the £6.1m Active Travel Fund (Tranche2) provided by Active Travel England.

This project underwent a full consultation process before construction started. Find out more about the consultation.

This project started in November 2021 and was completed in February 2023.