Chester Race for Life 2016

Race for Life takes place in Chester on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

Road closures

The following roads will be closed from 8.15am for a maximum of two and a quarter hours:
  • New Crane/Sealand Road (From Stadium Way to Nuns Road)
  • South View Road (From New Crane Street to Tower Road)
  • Whipcord Lane (From Catherine Street to South View Road)
  • Raymond Street (From Tower to Canal Street)
  • Canal Street (From Raymond Street to Northgate Street)
  • Upper Northgate Street (From Delamere Street to Canal Street)
  • Northgate Street (From Canal Street to Eastgate Street)
  • Water Tower Street (From Canning Street to Northgate Street)
  • Hunter Street (From Northgate Street for a distance of 45 metres in a westerly direction)
  • Princess Street (From Northgate Street for a distance of 45 metres in a westerly direction)
  • St Werburgh Street (From Northgate Street to Eastgate Street)
  • Eastgate Street (From Northgate Street to Foregate Street)
  • Foregate Street (From Eastgate Street to Love Street)
  • St John Street (From Foregate Street to Little St John Street)
  • Little St John Street (From Newgate Street to Vicars Lane)
  • Vicars Lane (From Little St John Street to Love Street)
  • Grosvenor Park Road – East Lane (From the Bars Gyratory to Union Street)
  • Union Street - South Lane (From Grosvenor Park Road to Love Street)
  • Souters Lane (From Little St John Street to The Groves)
  • The Groves (From Souters Lane to Lower Bridge Street)
  • Lower Bridge Street (From Duke Street to Old Dee Bridge)
  • Old Dee Bridge (From Lower Bridge Street to Mill Street)
  • Castle Drive (From Little Roodee Car Park to Lower Bridge Street)
There will also be no entry into Lower Watergate Street at its junction with St Martins Way/Nicholas Street from 8.15am for a maximum
of two and a quarter hours.

No waiting between 4.30am and 11am on the following roads:
  • The Groves
  • St Werburgh Street
  • Grosvenor Park Road
  • Union Street

Alternative routes for traffic

  • Traffic diverted from Sealand Road and New Crane Street should proceed via Deva Link and Parkgate Road
  • Traffic diverted from Grosvenor Park Road/Union Street/Vicars Lane/ Little St John Street/Pepper Street should proceed via Nicholas Street, St Martins Way and St Oswalds Way.
  • Pedestrian access to premises situated on or adjacent to the roads will be maintained at all times.

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