Stafford Half | Road Closures

We are very excited to be delivering the Half Marathon 2021 on Sunday 19th September 2021.

We will be releasing our 2021 road closures very soon, please keep an eye on our social media and website for updates.

road closures 2020

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, Tenterbanks and the cycle route from Izaak Walton Street to Doxey Road.

Earl Street will be closed from 7.00am – 11am for the start of the race and set up of the overhead gantry.

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 (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:

Victoria Road and Tenterbanks at its junction with Broadeye
Station Road (access to Station only), Newport Road to Kingsway Island, Friars Road
Baswich Lane Northbound between Weeping Cross and Porlock Avenue
Baswich Lane between Tilcon Avenue and Tixall Road
St Thomas Lane
Weston Road Westbound closure
Marlborough Avenue
Portal Road at its junction with Beaconside
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
Parking restrictions on Tenterbanks and South Street (part) from 5.30pm the evening before, Sat 14 March

Further information regarding road closures can be viewed at
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