The East Hoathly Gateway was completed at the end of January 2009.

The pages here are an archive of bulletins posted during the build and hope to provide more background information supporting the gateway page.

steel leaves an feathers

above: work carries on in the late afternoon sunshine



carving nears completion

above: Keith installing one of the oak screens


The screens are installed

With much excitement the two finished oak screens were carefully transported down to the site .

A large trench had already been dug on each side of the road to receive the heavy sections. Over the course of two days they were gradually inched into their final positions.

A flurry of activity ensued as various well-wishers and enthusiastic passers-by stopped to offer help and support.

Previous news:

Wood for fencing harvested

Carving nears completion


The oak arrives