Road closures will be in place for festivities

ROAD closures will be in force throughout the Old Town Carnival Week festivities.

During the Pram Race on Wednesday (August 7) the following roads will be closed to through traffic from 6.30pm to 11pm:

n A259 Westbound from Old London Road from its junction with Priory Road and Frederick Road

n A259 Eastbound from Pelham Place with its junction with Albert Road

n Some streets within the Old Town, such as High Street, All Saints Street and Rock-a-Nore Road

There will be restricted access to car parks. Rock-a-Nore car park will be closed at 6.30pm with strictly no exit until after 11pm. This car park will have extended an opening time to 11.59pm and notices will be posted on site to inform motorists. Pelham Place car park is not affected and is open throughout the evening.

During the Old Town Carnival Parade on Saturday, August 10 the following roads will be closed to through traffic from 3pm to 9pm:

n A259 Westbound from Old London Road from its junction with Priory Road and Frederick Road

n A259 Eastbound from Pelham Place with its junction with Albert Road

n Streets within the Old Town, such as High Street, All Saints Street and Rock-a-Nore Road

Two car parks, Pelham Place and Rock-a-Nore are affected and notices will be posted onsite to inform motorists. Pelham Place car park will be closed from 3pm to 11pm. Rock-a-Nore car park is shut all day.