Road closures confirmed for City of Preston 10k

Posted on - 27th September, 2018 - 1:57pm | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport, What's On in Preston

Charging through Miller Park on the Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling

Charging through Miller Park on the Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling

Dozens of roads will be closed throughout Sunday morning as the city’s 10k road race returns.


Lancashire County Council has confirmed which streets are to be shut off during the City of Preston 10k.

The race takes over from Run Preston, with new organisers Sports Tours International taking on the route and keeping the city’s annual run.

Between 7am and 1pm on Sunday (30 September) the race takes place and all these roads are shut:

Birley Street – from the junction with Early Street to the junction with Harris Street

Birley Street – from junction with Church Street to junction with Jacson Street

Earl Street – full length

Market Place – full length

Market Street – full length

Cheapside – full length

Fishergate – from junction with Birley Street to junction with Cannon Street

Glovers Court – full length

Glover Street – full length

Avenham Lane – junction with Glover Street to junction with Ribblesdale Place

Ribblesdale Place – full length

Winckley Square West – full length

Winckley Square North – full length

Winckley Square East – full length

Cross Street – full length

Starkie Street – full length

Cannon Street – full length

Riverside – from junction with South End to junction with Broadgate

Grove Road – from junction with A6 London Rd to junction with Park and Ride site

Winery Lane – at junction with Capitol Way

The City of Preston 10k race starts at 9.30am near the new Preston Market.

Read more: See the route for the City of Preston 10k

These are the diversion routes for motorists:

Avenham Lane – Queen Street – A6 London Road – A6 Stanley Street – A6 Ring Way – A59 Ring Way – Fleet Street – Lune Street.

A59 Ring Way – A6 Ring Way – A6 Stanley Street – A6 London Road – Queen Street – Avenham Lane.

One-way restrictions lifted

At the same time as the road closures, the following roads will see their one-way restrictions relaxed

Wolseley Road from junction with Riverside to junction with Connaught Road

Connaught Road down whole length will be two-way

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