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Road and car park closures during Stockton International Riverside Festival

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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The following road closures, car park closures and bus times will be in place in Stockton Town Centre during Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF):

Road Closures:

Stockton High Street (between the bus loops)
Closes: 7am, Friday 31 July
Reopens: Midnight, Sunday 2 August

Riverside Road (access to spiral Castlegate car park entrance will remain open)
Closes: 7am, Saturday 25 July
Reopens: 5am, Monday 3 August

Saturday 1 August – rolling road closures during the Community Carnival:

Church Road, Thistle Green – 11:55am
The road will reopen at approximately 12:20pm when the parade clears Church Road.

High Street Northern loop – 11:55am
The bus loop will reopen at approximately 12:30pm until the parade has passed.

High Street Southern loop – 11:55am
The bus loop will reopen at approximately 12:45pm until the parade has passed.

Tower Street/Riverside Road Southern end – 12:30pm – 1pm (approximately)
The road will be closed as parade approaches from High Street and will reopen when clear.

Riverside Road – 12:30pm – 1pm (approximately)
The road will reopen when the parade moves down onto the Riverside event.

Changes to bus times and locations:

There are several changes to bus times and bus stop locations. Some of these are across the weekend of SIRF, others are just on Saturday 1 August for the Carnival parade.

Details will be made in advance at the bus stops and also in the Rediscover shop on Stockton High Street.

Visit www.sirf.co.uk to download a map of the road closures and changes to bus stops.

For more information on bus stops, routes and times during SIRF, please call into SIRF Central at the Rediscover shop on Stockton High Street, call 01642 528130 or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

Car Park closures:

Bishop Street
Closed from 6am Thursday, 30 July until 6am Monday, 3 August
Closure of bays at the bottom of the steps up to Parish gardens.

Dairy Car park
Closed from 6am Monday, 27 July until 6pm Monday, 3 August

Municipal Building
Closed from 6am to 6pm, Saturday, 1 August

Parliament Street
Closed from 6am Friday, 24 July until 6am Wednesday, 5 August

Riverside
Closed from 6am Friday, 24 July until midnight Tuesday, 3 August

The Square
Closed from 6am to 6pm, Saturday, 1 August

Tower Street
Closed from 12.30pm to 1pm, Saturday, 1 August
Limited access during Carnival procession

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