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)
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)
Cantilever South West Approach
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)
Green Lane (Appleton Thorn)
Knutsford Road A5061 (Westbound) (Grange Avenue to Wilderspool Causeway)
Legh Street (Bath Street to Sankey Street)
Lumb Brook Road
Mersey Street (Northeast bound) (Wharf Street to Bank Street)
Palmyra Square North
Palmyra Square South
St. Austins Lane
Station Road (Wash Lane to Grammar School Road)
Winwick Road (Unclassified) (Pinners Brow to Winwick Road A49)
Temporary Prohibition of Driving (Between the hours of 8.55am and 9.20am)
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.
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.
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