Preston Remembrance Sunday 2023 parade timing and road closures

Posted on - 9th November, 2023 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Roads, Transport, What's On in Preston

There will be a number of road closures in place in Preston for Remembrance Sunday parades.

The closures will take place on Sunday (12 November).

Only vehicles used in connection with the Remembrance Sunday parades or emergency service vehicles will be allowed to travel along the closed roads during the processions.

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Here is a list of which roads are set to be closed during the Preston city centre Remembrance Sunday Parade which will take place between 9am-1pm. The Remembrance parade and service itself will be from 10.30am-12noon but the road closures are in place before and after the service.

  • Lancaster Road – From its junction with Old Vicarage to its junction with Church Street
  • Church Street – From its junction with Lancaster Road to its junction with Fishergate
  • Fishergate – From its junction with Church Street to its junction with Cheapside
  • Cheapside – Its full length
  • Market Place – Its full length
  • Market Street – Its full length
  • Earl Street – Its full length
  • Birley Street – Its full length
  • Jacson Street – Its full length

The diversion routes for the above closures will be via Glover’s Court, Syke Street, Avenham Lane, Queen Street, London Road, Stanley Street, Ring Way, North Road, Tithebarn Street and Old Vicarage.

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These roads will be closed between 11:30am-1:15pm for the Broughton Remembrance Sunday parade:

  • Garstang Road – From its southern junction with James Towers Way to a point 500 metres south of its junction with Woodplumpton Lane

The diversion route for the above closure will be via James Towers Way, Whittingham Lane, Garstang Road and vice versa.

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