Religious procession to close roads in Deepdale and Fishwick on Sunday

Posted on - 18th December, 2015 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Fishwick, Preston News, Roads, St Matthews, Transport, What's On in Preston
New Hall Lane, Preston - religious procession. Pic: Jen Williams

Preston’s Muslim community parade in May down New Hall Lane Pic: Jen Williams

Muslim groups are set to take to the streets of Preston for a procession on Sunday.


Two hours of road closures are planned for the Prophet Mohammed Religious Procession.

Preston City Council is warning of some disruption from 1.30pm to 3.30pm on Sunday 20 December.

The procession is due to start at Fishwick Parade before crossing New Hall Lane and heading up towards Deepdale Road via Skeffington Road.

It will finish at the mosque in Noor Street after going down St Pauls Road.

A similar procession took place in May with drivers reporting delays on New Hall Lane.

The following closures are to be put in place:

– Great Townley Street, from junction with Fishwick View to its junction with Fishwick Parade

– Fishwick Parade, from junction with Great Townley Street to its junction with Scotforth Rpad

– Scotforth Road, from junction with Fishwick Parade to its junction with New Hall Lane

– New Hall Lane, at junction with Scotforth Road

– Skeffington Road, from junction with New Hall Lane to junction with Castleton Road

– Castleton Road, from junction with Skeffington Road to junction with Holmrook Road

– Holmrook Road, from junction with Castleton Road to junction with Deepdale Road

– Deepdale Road, from junction with Holmrook Road to junction with Argyll Road

– Argyll Road, from junction with Deepdale Road to junction with St Paul’s Road

– St Paul’s Road, from junction with Argyll Road to junction with Noor Street

– Noor Street, from junction with St Paul’s Road to junction with Stanleyfield Road

You can see a map of the route on the city council website.

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