Shrewsbury town centre road closures Saturday 17 June 2017

Roads will be closed from 1.30pm to allow the procession around Shrewsbury town centre to take place

The following roads will be closed at 1.30pm this Saturday 17 June 2017 to allow the Shrewsbury Carnival parade to pass through Shrewsbury town centre.

Victoria Avenue, Victoria Quay, Smithfield Road, Castle Gates, Castle Street, St Mary’s Street, Dogpole, High Street, Shoplatch, Bellstone, Barker Street, Bridge Street, Roushill and Raven Meadows.

There will be no access over the Welsh Bridge into town and traffic will be stopped at the sorting office in Castle Foregate. The only traffic allowed past the closure at the English Bridge gyratory will be for access to businesses in Wyle Cop or to travel to properties along town walls.

The roads will re-open as soon as the parade has reached the Quarry park and all of the road safety checks have been completed.

Road signs have been placed for motorists to see as the enter Shrewsbury and details will also be posted on parking machines in car parks and parking spaces that are affected by the road closures. These notices warn motorists they will not be able to move their vehicles during the closure period.