Barnsley Crit Road Closures

The 2018 #BarnsleyCrit is getting closer and closer and it's attracting the highest level of British cycling, including Olympic and Paralympic heroes Ed Clancy and Dame Sarah Storey. There's a whole host of exciting talent including Tom Pidcock, Harry Tanfield, and Rebecca Durrell on the start line to create an amazing night of racing.

Following the amazing scenes for the Tour de Yorkshire stage two start earlier this year, this is another event which is set to showcase what Barnsley town centre has to offer, with a range of bars and eateries to choose from to create an evening fun for all the family.  To find out more, including information on the community ride, available to anyone, the junior races and regional support race visit barnsley.gov.uk/barnsleycrit  

To enable the Barnsley Town Centre Races to be safely delivered on Friday 20 July, a number of road closures are required to be implemented. These, alongside the suspension of a number of on-street parking bays on the affected streets, will restrict vehicle access to specific areas of the town centre footprint on the 20th July.

To minimise disruption as far as possible, required road closures will be implemented as detailed below:

3pm – 11.00pm

  • Church Street
  • Regents Street
  • Eastgate
  • Eldon Street
  • Market Hill
  • St Mary’s Place
  • Church Lane
  • Queen Street
  • Kendray Street
  • Regent Street
  • Regent Street South
  • Hanson Street
  • Royal Street
  • County Way

All on Street parking and loading on the affected street will be suspended from 5am, areas of Upper County Way Car Park will be closed for team parking from 6pm on Thursday 19th July to 11pm on Friday 20th July after the event has finished.

Access to the Midland Street Taxi Rank will be maintained throughout the event, although usual drop off points may need to be altered. Market Hill Taxi Rank reinstated as soon as possible post-event.

If you require any further information or have any specific issues which require further discussion please do not hesitate to contact: Eventplanning@barnsley.gov.uk

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