Road closures in place for Lymm Duck Race


A number of road closures will be in place in Lymm village on Easter Monday (April 18) for the annual duck race, which is back on after an absence of two years due to the pandemic.

Warrington Borough Council has given notice that on the occasion of the above-mentioned events, no cart, carriage, motor car, lorry or other vehicle (excepting vehicles taking part in the event, Police, Ambulance and Fire Service vehicles and Mail Carts) and no horses or other animal be allowed to remain in or travel along or over any of the undermentioned streets between the hours of 7:30am and 5:00pm on Monday 18th April 2022 as follows: –

A6144 The Cross – Pepper Street / Rectory Lane to Eagle Brow.
A6144 Eagle Brow – The Cross to Brookfield Road.
Bridgewater Street – Eagle Brow to Whitbarrow Road.
Whitbarrow Road – Bridgewater Street to Brookfield Road.

N.B. An alternative route will be available for through traffic via Brookfield Road, Dane Bank Road, Dane Bank Road East and vice versa.

Bicycles and Tricycles are included in the term “vehicle” and must not be ridden through any of the above streets during the hours specified. Any person willfully acting in contravention of the above order will be liable to a penalty not exceeding £400.

Vehicular access to premises will only be permitted under the guidance of the organisers.

Pedestrian and emergency routes will be maintained.

The Lymm Duck Race is organised by Lymm Roundtable and helps raise thousands of pounds for local good causes.


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