04 May 2017

Leisure, Arts, Culture and Events

Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k essential road and travel information

A number of road closures will be in place on Sunday 7 May to ensure the safe running of the annual Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k in the city centre.
 
Access to the city centre will be restricted from 4am on 7 May with further road closures beginning shortly after. Roads will begin to open again from 11:30am with the final closures lifting at 4pm.
 
Anyone travelling to the city centre is advised to plan ahead and make appropriate travel arrangements allowing extra time for their journey.
 
Sunday 7 May will also see Bristol City Football Club play their final league game against Birmingham City Football Club at Ashton Gate. The match will kick off at 12pm. 
 
Bristol City fans travelling to the game will be able to make use of additional parking located at Ashton Court estate. The temporary parking will be accessible from Ashton Road (B3128) and fans wishing to use the space will need to display their match ticket on arrival. The park will carry a charge of £4 for use and will be open from 9:30am and 4pm.
 
The list of road closures is as follows:
 
Beginning at 4:00am and ending at 4:00pm
o Anchor Road
o Cannons Road
o Cannons Way
o Partition Street
o Lower College Street
Beginning at 5:00am and ending at 12:30pm
o The Grove
o Prince Street
o Baldwin Street
o Colston Avenue
o Broad Quay
o Marsh Street
o Redcliffe Hill
o Redcliffe Way
Beginning at 5:30am and ending at 12:00pm
o Commercial Road
o Wapping Road
o Ashmead Way
o Smeaton Road
o Cumberland Road
o Avon Crescent
Beginning at 6:00am and ending at 11:30am
o Aston Avenue
o Brunel Lock Road
o Brunswick Place
o Hotwell Road
o Christina Terrace
o Humphrey Davey Way
o Macadam Way
o Merchants Road
o Plimsoll Bridge
o Please note that Howtell Road and Brunel Way will remain open to inbound city traffic at all times
Beginning at 6:00am and ending at 1:00pm
o Bennett Way
o Bridge Valley Road
o Cabot Way
o Cumberland Basin Road
o A4 Portway
o Please note resident access between Sylvan Way and Roman Way will be maintained at all times
Beginning at 7:30am and ending at 1:00pm
o College Green
o St Augustines Parade
o Colston Avenue
o Rupert Street
o Lewins Mead
 
For more information about the race, including travel options and course details please visit www.greatrun.org/great-bristol-10k.
 
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