Sam Cosham, an NHS employee who lives on the opposite facet of the Mill Lane tip, in Toddington Lane, mentioned various roads within the space have been being ‘clogged up’ in consequence.
As a key employee, the 29-year-old is constant to journey to work amid the lockdown and mentioned: “The very last thing I need to do after a day’s work is to take a seat for an hour within the site visitors.
“It’s simply an absolute nightmare.
“The entire property is fed up.”
The site visitors been a problem for six to eight weeks, he mentioned, including: “Because it’s been sunny, it’s gone actually mad. I think about persons are within the backyard.”
He believes it’s a doubtlessly harmful scenario.
“My primary concern as a resident is you’ve bought folks driving towards oncoming site visitors to skip that little bit of the street,” he mentioned.
“It’s not going to be lengthy till somebody comes spherical that nook and there’s a head on collision.”
Mr Cosham mentioned he had rang the council concerning the subject however had been informed it was a police matter.
However the police had subsequently informed him it was the council’s duty.
“You’re getting pushed from pillar to publish,” he mentioned.
West Sussex County Council just lately introduced it was set to trial a reserving system on the tip in Littlehampton, in addition to different websites in Bognor Regis, Crawley, Horsham and Shoreham, from mid-March.
It mentioned covid precautions and the necessity to keep social distancing had lowered the variety of guests to the tip at anyone time, which had led to ‘important congestion and queuing’ at sure websites.
Reserving was anticipated to be up and working within the week commencing March 15, however the system is not going to go dwell till March 29 – read more here.
Mr Cosham mentioned he welcomed the concept if it could have an effect on the site visitors, however mentioned it wanted to be carried out sooner.
A spokesperson for West Sussex County Council mentioned: “The variety of residents visiting our Family Waste Recycling Websites (HWRSs) has remained excessive because the starting of the 12 months.
“We’ve got seen an extra improve in customer numbers following the latest dry climate, with residents beginning their typical spring actions corresponding to gardening and clear-outs roughly a month sooner than we’d usually count on, and likewise because of residents being at dwelling and enterprise dwelling enhancements.
“We’ve got issued social media posts and e-mail bulletins to remind residents that they need to at present solely go to a HWRS whether it is important and if their waste poses a possible threat of damage or hurt to well being.
“The place doable, we’re asking residents to make full use of their kerbside collections, and retailer waste that doesn’t pose a threat. Our communications have additionally been shared by Sussex Police on a few of their channels.
“We’re reviewing the scenario on the HWRSs each day, and are contemplating all choices accessible to us to scale back the influence on native residents, companies and the freeway community.”