Temporary traffic regulation: Chester - Various roads (MBNA Chester Marathon)

Temporary traffic restriction

Notice is hereby given that Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council intends to make an Order in accordance with the provisions of Section 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and with the consent of Wrexham County Borough Council. The effect will be to prohibit and restrict vehicular traffic on roads in the City of Chester, the Parishes of Claverton, Eccleston, Eaton, Pulford, Farndon, Churton by Farndon, Churton by Aldford, Aldford, Buerton, Huntington and Christleton and the Communities of Rossett and Holt to enable the MBNA Chester Marathon to take place on Sunday 4 October 2015.
 
The Order will close the following roads at 8.30am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours.
  • Sealand Road/New Crane Street – Stadium Way to Nuns Road/City Walls Road
  • South View Road – whole length (New Crane Street to Raymond Street)
  • Raymond Street – Wharf View to Canal Street
  • Canal Street – whole length (Raymond Street to Upper Northgate Street)
  • Northgate Street – whole length (Upper Northgate Street to Eastgate Street)
  • Upper Northgate Street – The Northgate to George Street
  • Water Tower Street – Canning Street to Northgate Street
  • Hunter Street – Northgate Street to Bus Exchange
  • St Werburgh Street – whole length (Northgate Street to Eastgate Street)
  • Eastgate Street – whole length (Foregate Street to Northgate Street)
  • St John Street – whole length (Foregate Street to Little St John Street)
  • Foregate Street – Eastgate Street to St John Street
  • Vicars Lane – whole length (Little St John Street to Union Street)
  • Little St John Street – whole length (Vicars Lane to Pepper Street)
  • Pepper Street – whole length (Little St John Street to Bridge Street)
  • Lower Bridge Street – whole length (Pepper Street to Old Dee Bridge)
  • Grosvenor Street – Cuppin Street to Pepper Street
  • White Friars – Bridge Street to the access to Bank House
The Order will also:-
 
Prohibit entry into Lower Watergate Street at its junction with St Martins Way/Nicholas Street at 8am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours .

Close the following roads at 8am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours: 
  • Nuns Road – Black Friars to Lower Watergate Street
  • City Walls Road – Stanley Place to Lower Watergate Street
Prohibit vehicular traffic from turning right from Foregate Street into Love Street at 8.30am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours.

Close the slip road from A51 Boughton to A5268 Grosvenor Park Road from 8.30am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours.

Close the following road at 5.30am for a maximum duration of 14 hours
  • Castle Drive – Little Roodee Car Park to Lower Bridge Street
Close the following roads at 8.30am for a maximum duration of 71/4 hours:
  • Old Dee Bridge
  • Handbridge – Queens Park Road to Old Dee Bridge
  • Souters Lane – whole length (Little St John Street to The Groves)
  • The Groves – Souters Lane to Lower Bridge Street
Close the following roads at 8.30am for a maximum duration of three and a half hours: 
  • Handbridge – Queens Park Road to Overleigh Road
  • Queens Park Road – Queens Park View to Handbridge
  • Eaton Road – whole length (Handbridge to Hill Road)
  • Rake Lane/Hill Road – Paddock Road to B5445 Wrexham Road
  • B5445 Wrexham Road – A483 Wrexham Road to Straight Mile
  • B5445 Wrexham Road – Old Lane to County Boundary
  • Straight Mile – B5445 Wrexham Road to Old Lane
  • Old Lane – whole length (Straight Mile to B5445 Wrexham Road)
Close the following roads at 9am for a maximum duration of four and a half hours: 
  • B5445 Chester Road – County Boundary to Darland Lane
  • Darland Lane – whole length (Chester Road to Gamford Lane)
  • Gamford Lane – whole length (Darland Lane to Rossett Road)
  • B5102 Rossett Road – whole length (Chapel Lane to Borras Road)
  • Borras Road – whole length (Rossett Road to Hosley Lane)
  • Buck Road – whole length (Borras Road to Commonwood Road)
  • Shepherd Road – whole length (Commonwood Road to A534 Wrexham Road)
  • Commonwood Road – whole length (Shepherds Road to Borras Road)
  • B5102 Borras Road – whole length (Rossett Road to Frog Lane)
  • B5102 Frog Lane – whole length (Borras Road to Cross Street)
  • Cross Street – whole length (Frog Lane to Ashley Court)
  • Green Street – whole length (Ashley Court to Bridge Street)
  • Bridge Street – Quakers Way to County Boundary
Close the following roads at 9.45am for a maximum duration of four and a quarter hours: 
  • High Street, Farndon – Holt/Farndon Bridge to Church Street
  • Churton Road/Chester Road, Farndon/Churton – the Barnston Monument to B5130 Sibbersfield Lane
  • Stannage Lane, Churton – whole length
  • B5130 Chester Road – New Lane, Churton to School Lane, Aldford
  • School Lane/Mill Lane/Church Lane, Aldford – whole length
Close the following roads at 10am for a maximum duration of two hours: 
  • B5130 Chester Road – Chapel Lane, Aldford to Sandy Lane, Huntington
  • B5130 Chester Road – Sandy Lane, Huntington to Caldy Valley Road, Huntington to all traffic except for those requiring access and egress to/from land or premises along this length of road. Access/egress will only be permitted for traffic travelling in a north to south direction.
Close the following road at 10.30am for a maximum duration of one and a half hours 
  • B5130 Chester Road – School Lane, Aldford to Chapel Lane, Aldford
Close the following roads at 10.45am for a maximum duration of five hours 
  • Dee Lane – whole length (A51 Boughton to Grosvenor Park Terrace)
  • Grosvenor Park Terrace – whole length (Dee Lane to The Groves)
  • The Groves – Grosvenor Park Terrace to Souters Lane
  • Lower Bridge Street – Castle Street to Old Dee Bridge
Close the following road as 12 noon for a maximum duration of three hours: 
  • B5130 Chester Road – Chapel Lane, Aldford and Caldy Valley Road, Huntington to all traffic except those requiring access/egress to/from land or premises along this length of road.  Access/egress will only be permitted for traffic travelling in a north to south direction.
Introduce a temporary one way restriction at 9.45am for a maximum duration of four and a quarter hours on Churton Road from the Barnston Monument, Farndon to its junction with High Street, Farndon. Traffic will only be permitted to travel in a north to south direction.

Introduce a temporary one way restriction at 10am for a maximum duration of four and three quarter hours on B5130 Sandy Lane/Dee Banks/Chester Road from its junction with A51 Boughton to its junction with Caldy Valley Road, Huntington.  Traffic will only be permitted to travel in a north to south direction.

Prohibit entry into the B5130 Sandy Lane at its junction with the A51 Christleton Road at 10am for a maximum duration of five hours.

Close the gap in the central reservation of A51 Boughton at its junction with Hoole Lane at 10am for a maximum duration of five and three quarter hours.

Prohibit waiting from 6am for a maximum duration of  seven and a half hours on the following lengths of road: 
  • St Werburgh Street  (south side) - from a point 12 west metres of the centre line of Godstall Lane to a point 15 metres east of the centre line of Godstall Lane
  • Dee Lane (east side) /Grosvenor Park Terrace (south side) – whole length (Boughton to The Groves)
Prohibit waiting from 6pm on Saturday 3 October for a maximum duration of 21 hours on the following lengths of road: 
  • Churton Road, Farndon (east side) – Brewery Lane to High Street
  • The Groves (south side) - Souters Lane to Lower Bridge Street
  • B5130 Sandy Lane, Boughton (both sides) – The Mount to Dee Fords Avenue
  • B5130 Chester Road, Huntington (both sides) – Keristal Avenue to Sandy Lane
  • Church Lane, Aldford (both sides) B5130 Chester Road to Middle Lane
  • South View Road (north side) – 18 metres east of New Crane Street to 10 metres west of Charlotte Street
  • South View Road (north side) – 15 metres east of Charlotte Street to 12 metres west of Whipcord Lane
Suspend the one-way restriction at 8.30am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours on Hunter Street between its junction with Hunters Walk and a point 45 metres west its junction with Northgate Street
 
Suspend the no motor vehicles except for access restriction on Cuppin Street at 8.30am for a maximum duration of two and a half hours 
 

Alternative routes for traffic

  • Traffic diverted from Sealand Road and New Crane Street should proceed via Deva Link, Parkgate Road and St Martins Way
  • Traffic diverted from Vicars Lane and Little St John Street should proceed via Nicholas Street, St Martins Way and St Oswalds Way
  • Traffic diverted from B5445 Wrexham Road should proceed via A483 Wrexham Road, B5102 Llay Road and B5445 Chester Road
  • Southbound traffic diverted from B5130 Chester Road should proceed via Sandy Lane and Chapel Lane to Aldford, and via the A5115 Whitchurch Road/Christleton Road, A41 Whitchurch Road, A534 Broxton Road/Barton Road and B5130 Sibbersfield Lane to Farndon.  Northbound traffic should proceed via the B5130 Sibberfield Lane to Churton, and via the A534 Barton Road/Broxton Road, A41 Whitchurch Road and A5115 Whitchurch Road/Christleton Road to Chester. NB There will be no access to Aldford between 10.30am and 12 noon. 
The promoter of this event is Active Leisure Events Ltd, 6 Manor Park Drive, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH66 2ET (see www.chestermarathon.co.uk for more information).
 
For further information about these restrictions please contact the undersigned.
 
Ian Tordoff, Events Development and Commissioning Officer
Cheshire West and Chester Council
2nd Floor, The Forum
Chester CHJ1 2HS
Telephone: (01244) 976928
Email: ian.tordoff@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

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