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English Half Marathon road closures


A NUMBER of road closures will come into force across South Warrington and the town centre during the early hours of Sunday morning (September 16) for the 10th annual English Half Marathon.

The race starts at 9am in Winmarleigh Street and the route will take the runners across Bridgefoot and east along Knutsford Road, before heading south through Grappenhall and Appleton Thorn.

The second half of the course returns to the town centre via Lumb Brook Road and Knutsford Road, then passing through the town centre and finishing by running up Winmarleigh Street to the Golden Gates. Grappenhall and Appleton Thorn areas will once again there will be subject to full and partial road closures and diversions for several hours from 5am until 2pm.

Temporary Prohibition of Driving (Between the hours of 4.00am and 2.00pm)

Sankey Street

Winmarleigh Street

Temporary Prohibition of Driving (Between the hours of 5.00am and 2.00pm)

Academy Street (Northwest bound) (Academy way to Scotland Road)

Academy Way (Northeast bound)

Academy Way (Moulders Lane to Bridge Street)

Ackers Road (Northeast bound) (Chester Road to Cantilever South West Approach)

Barbauld Street

Bold Street

Bridge Street

Broad Lane

Buckley Street

Cairo Street

Cantilever Bridge

Cantilever South West Approach

Cartridge Lane

Cockhedge Way

Chester Road A56 (Lumb Brook Road to Ackers Road)

Chester Road A56 (westbound traffic from Ackers Road to Albert Road)

Church Lane (Chester Road to Broad Lane)

Egypt Street

Friars Gate

Green Lane (Appleton Thorn)

Hallaway A5061

Hilden Square

Hill Street

Knutsford Road A5061 (Westbound) (Grange Avenue to Wilderspool Causeway)

Legh Street (Bath Street to Sankey Street)

Lumb Brook Road

Loushers Lane

Mersey Street (Northeast bound) (Wharf Street to Bank Street)

Museum Street

Palmyra Square North

Palmyra Square South

Pinners Brow

Regent Street

Rylands Street

St. Austins Lane

Scotland Road

Silver Street

Springfield Street

Station Road (Wash Lane to Grammar School Road)

Stockton Lane

Suez Street

Tanners Lane

Town Hill

Wash Lane

Winwick Road (Unclassified) (Pinners Brow to Winwick Road A49)

Winwick Street

Temporary Prohibition of Driving (Between the hours of 8.55am and 9.20am)

Bridge Foot

Mersey Street (Bridge Street to Wharf Street)

Warrington Old Bridge

Warrington New Bridge

Wilson Patten Street

Temporary Prohibition of Right Turn (Between the hours of 5.00am and 2.00pm)

Warrington New Bridge No person shall cause any vehicle proceeding on Warrington New Bridge to make a right turn onto Warrington Old Bridge.

Warrington Old Bridge No person shall cause any vehicle proceeding on Warrington Old Bridge to make a right turn into Mersey Street.

Operative Date

The Order will be effective from Sunday 16th September 2018 between the hours of 4.00am and 2.00pm. The restrictions will be in place as and when the signs are in place on site and access will be under the control of the event organiser for the duration of the event.

Reason for works

The temporary restrictions are required to facilitate The English Half Marathon.

Alternative Route

Via London Road, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington New Bridge, Bridge Foot, Wilson Patten Street, Parker Street, Liverpool Road, Sankey Way, Priestley Street, Froghall Lane, Midland Way, Manchester Road, Kingsway North, Kingsway South, Knutsford Road, Cliff Lane and vice versa.

Course maps can be viewed by CLICKING HERE


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