Road closures for York Sky Ride on Sunday, September 14

12 Sep 2014 @ 4.34 pm
| Transport

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Flashback to last year’s York Sky Ride. Photograph © Simon Wilkinson/ SWpix.com
It’s Sky Ride York this Sunday, September 14, when cyclists take over the city – see what’s happening here.

The event will see roads closed along the route from 9am until approximately 5pm on the day, or as soon as possible after the event has finished to ensure the safety of everyone taking part.

The inner ring road will be closed at Lendal Bridge for general traffic for the duration of the ride.

Roads affected

The Eye of York
New Walk
Millennium Bridge
North Street
Riverside Walk
Station Avenue
Museum Street
Minster Yard
Aldwark
Colliergate
Coppergate
St Helen’s Square
Little Stonegate
Swinegate
New Street
Parliament Street
Spurriergate
Feasegate
Carmelite Street
Tower Street
Terry Avenue
Wellington Row
Esplanade CP
Station Road
Duncombe Place
Deangate
St Andrewgate
Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate
Castlegate
Lendal
Low Petergate
Grape Lane
St Sampson’s Square
Silver Street
Coney Street
The Stonebow
Garden Place
St George’s Field
Blue Bridge Lane
Skeldergate
Tanner’s Moat
Leeman Road
Lendal Bridge
High Petergate
Goodramgate
King’s Square
Pavement
Blake Street
Stonegate
Back Swinegate
Davygate
Church Street
Jubbergate
High Ousegate
Market Street
Hungate

Buses


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People are asked to make use of the city’s Park & Ride network on the day.

Bus routes will be altered to ensure that access into and out of the city centre is maintained, whilst avoiding those roads closed as part of the route.

Revised timetables will be put into place: full details on the i-Travel website.

Parking

Castle car park will continue to be open on the day, however there will be reduced capacity to allow for one of the Sky Ride activation zones, featuring activities for residents and visitors to enjoy.

A traffic management stop/go process will be in place here to assist the smooth flow of traffic.

Esplanande car park will also be open and will have a traffic management stop/go system in place.

St George’s Field car park will be open but will have a reduced amount of spaces during the day.

Rowntree Park car park will be closed on both Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September due to the Festival of Cycling taking place. There will be no access to parking inside the route.