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Road and car park closures during Stockton International Riverside Festival

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

sirf 16 logo for web use

The following road closures, car park closures and changes to 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: Thursday 4 August at midnight

Reopens: Monday 8 August at 4am

Knowle Street

Closes: Friday 5 August at 6am

Reopens: Sunday 7 August at midnight

Riverside Road (access to spiral Castlegate car park entrance will remain open)

Closes: Friday 5 August at 6am

Reopens: Sunday 7 August at midnight

Diana Bridge

Short term closure of Diana Bridge during Sunday’s finale fireworks on 7 August, between 9.45pm and midnight.

 

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST – ROLLING ROAD CLOSURES DURING SIRF 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 once the parade has passed

High Street Southern loop – 11.55am

The bus loop will reopen at approximately 12.45pm once 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

 

CHANGES TO BUS TIMES AND LOCATIONS:

There are several changes to bus times and bus stop locations. Some of these are throughout the weekend of SIRF while others are just on Saturday 6 August for the Community Carnival parade.

Details will be available in advance at the bus stops, in the Rediscover Stockton Shop on Stockton High Street, and maps can be downloaded from www.sirf.co.uk

 

CAR PARK CLOSURES:

Riverside

Closed from 10pm Monday 1 August until 8pm Wednesday 10 August

Bishop Street

Partial closure from 10pm Wednesday 3 August until 9pm Monday 8 August

(Closure of small number of bays at the bottom of the steps up to Parish gardens)

High Street

Closed from 10pm Wednesday 3 August until midnight Sunday 7 August

Municipal Building

Closed on Saturday 6 August from 6am until 6pm

The Square

Closed from 7pm Thursday 4 August until 7pm Saturday 6 August

Tower Street

Limited access during the Community Carnival parade between 12.30pm and 1pm on Saturday 6 August 

 

For more information about SIRF16 and to view the full programme including dates and times, visit www.sirf.co.uk