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11 August 2017

Weymouth Road Closures (Carnival Day - August 16th)

Important news regarding road closures for Weymouth Carnival 2017
 

Road Closures in and around Weymouth.

On Wednesday 16th August 2017 from 5.00 pm until the conclusion of the Carnival procession (approximately 8.30pm) or such a time that it is deemed safe to re-open the highway the following roads will be closed:
  • The Esplanade; from the Weymouth Pavilion Car Park to Greenhill
  • Greenhill [B3155]; from its junction Westerhall Road to the entrance to Lodmoor Park, Preston Road
  • Belle Vue; from its junction with East Street to The Esplanade
  • East Street; from its junction with St Albans Street to The Esplanade
  • St Alban Street; from its junction with East Street to The Esplanade
  • Bond Street; from its junction with New Street to the Esplanade
  • New Street; from its junction with Bond Street to the Esplanade
  • Westham Road; from its junction with St Thomas Street to the Esplanade
  • Gloucester Street; from its junction with St Georges Street to the Esplanade
  • Gloucester Street; from its junction with Park Street to Gloucester Mews
  • Kings Street; from the entrance to the Railway Station to The Esplanade
  • Astrid Way; from its junction with Crescent Street to The Esplanade
  • Lennox Street; from its junction with Victoria Street to The Esplanade
  • William Street; from its junction with Victoria Street to Dorchester Road
  • Dorchester Road; [B3159] from just to the east of Ricketts close (cone taper to take vehicles onto Carlton Road South) to Greenhill
  • Melcombe Avenue; from its junction with Westerhall Road to its junction with Greenhill
  • Westerhall Road; [B3159] from its junction with Melcombe Avenue to its junction with Greenhill
  • Preston Road; [B3159] from the mini roundabout and its junction with Bowleaze Coveway to the entrance to Lodmoor Park.

Train

If you're coming from afar then the train will most likely be the best choice of transport into Weymouth on Carnival Day. The station will lead you right into the centre of the activities. Please note that South West Trains will nbe operating advanced ticket checks and crowd control during the event, please make sure you keep hold of your tickets and have them ready for inspection. See southwesttrains.co.uk for more information.

Bus

First Bus will operate a standard service until the road closures on the Esplanade on Wednesday evening. Please see firstgroup.com for further details.

Taxi

  • Weyline 01305 777 777
  • Fleetline 01305 777 333
  • Bee Cars 01305 775 151
  • Streetcars 01305 707 070

Car Parks

(Last updated 9th August 2017)

 

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