Stafford Half Marathon Event Sunday 20 March 2022, Advance warning of road closures
The town centre road closures will be in place from 6.00am, the race infrastructure will be erected once these closures are set up; this includes an overhead race gantry. All Sunday morning delivery vehicles must have left the town centre before 6.00am. Due to all the current road works on the roads surrounding the town centre you are advised to allow extra time to travel.
The following roads will be closed between 6.00am and 1.30pm
Bridge Street, Gaolgate Street, Market Street, Market Square, Greengate Street (Market Square to South Walls), South Walls (Greengate Street to Junction of Greengate Street Service Road), Eastgate Street (Cope Street to Malt Mill Lane), Malt Mill Lane, North Walls/Salter Street Service Road, Salter Street (part to exit of Vine Hotel Car Park) St Martin’s Place, Martin Street, Greengate Street Service Road, Tipping Street, Stafford Street, Crabbery Street (Except for St John Ambulance), Chapel Street, Princes Street, Mill Street junction of Greengate Street, Mill Street to have one way reversed, Mill Bank to junction of Water Street, and the cycle route from Izaak Walton Street to Doxey Road.
Earl Street (part closed, from Broad Street junction to St Mary’s Mews access) closed from 7.00am – 11am for the start of the race.
The following town centre roads will also be closed between 9.00am and 10.30am for the start of the race:
Broad Street to junction of Broad Eye, Mount Street; Water Street and Church Lane will have limited access (if it is possible to do so, after the race has started at 10am the additional security measures will be removed and the access to Mount Street car park will be restored; stewards will control this)
Further road closures will be in place out on the Half Marathon route at various times between 9.15am and 1.00pm, alternative routes will be in place where possible:
Station Road (limited access to Station at start of race), Newport Road to Kingsway Island, Friars Road
Baswich Lane between Tilcon Avenue and Tixall Road
St Thomas Lane
Weston Road Westbound closure
Bertelin Road Junction on B5066 Sandon Road to A513 Sandon Road
(A34) Stone Road Northbound from Greyfriars to Holmcroft Road
(A34) Stone Road Southbound from Beaconside to Holmcroft Road
Temporary traffic controls will be in use throughout the route including, but not limited to:
Wolverhampton Rd, Lichfield Rd, Radford Bank, Tixall Rd, Holmcroft Rd and Doxey Rd.
Further information regarding road closures can be viewed at roadworks.org.
Event information is available at www.staffordhalf.com