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