The town will come together for this year’s Walking Day on Friday 3 July and Warrington Borough Council have released the following information on how it will effect the town's roads :
The procession will leave Warrington Town Hall lawn at 10.30 am and follow Sankey Street, Arpley Street, Museum Street, St Austin’s Lane, Friars Gate, where it will then turn right into Bridge Street to U-turn near Bridge Foot. It will then return up Bridge Street to Market Gate and Horsemarket Street.
Vehicle access to Warrington town centre will be severely restricted. The inner town centre will effectively be closed to all traffic from 7.30am until about 1pm
Anyone expecting a delivery may wish to reschedule as access will not be granted during this time.
Access to the market multi storey car park will only be available up until 9am and access via Buttermarket Street, Academy Street and Academy Way.
The multi storey car park at Golden Square will still be accessible all day via Midland way.
We apologise for any inconvenience that these closures may cause but they are in place for the safety of all road users.
Phase 1 7.30am
Closure of Sankey Street between Crosfield Street and Legh Street.
Closure of Winmarleigh Street between Sankey Street and Museum Street.
Phase 2 8.00am
Closure of remaining streets within the Town Centre apart from those covered under phase 3
Phase 3 9.00am
Closure of Dial Street, Buttermarket Street, Academy Street and Academy Way.
Apart from the above town centre closure, there are four procession routes into the town centre. Rolling road closure will be applied to allow for the safe passages of the churches into and out of the town centre before and after the main walk.
Route 1 9.00am
Closure of Church Street
Route 2 9.00am
Closure of the outbound section of Knutsford Road from Grange Avenue, Latchford to Bridge Foot and across Bridge Foot into Bridge Street.
Route 3 9.30am
Closure of Rhodes Street, Orford Lane, Pinners Brow, Tanners Lane, Midland Way, Legh Street and Bath Street.
Route 4 10.00am
Closure of Sankey Way and Liverpool Road (inbound only)
For more information call 01925 443322.