Stafford's Big Christmas Switch On Show: Road Closures

Stafford’s Big Christmas Switch on Show Saturday 20th November 2021

Advance warning of town centre road closures



  • Town centre roads will be closed as usual at 10.00 on Friday 19 November and will remain closed until after the event has finished and been cleared away on the evening of Saturday 20 November.
  • On Friday 19 November the event stage and large display screens will be built in the area in Market Square in front of Lloyds Bank and Santander. Fairground rides and side stalls will also be set up in the town centre streets.
  • Delivery, collection and contractor vehicles will not be given access to the pedestrianised areas of the town centre from 10.00 on Friday 19 November until 22.00 on Saturday 20 November; alternative arrangements must be made.
  • From 10.00 on Friday 19 November to 22.00 on Saturday 20 November 2020 the following roads will be closed and access will be for emergency vehicles only: Gaolgate St, Stafford St, Chapel St, Princes St, Crabbery St, Market Square, Bank Passage, Market St, St Martin’s Place, Martin St, Greengate St, Tipping St (part – from junction to Greengate Street to junction of St Chads Place) no alternative route will be provided.
  • Please advise your suppliers and staff of these closures as this will impact on scheduled deliveries and collections.
  • It is anticipated that the main viewing area in Market Square will reach capacity; if this is the case then the Market Square and parts of Gaolgate Street, Greengate Street, Market Street, Crabbery Street and St Martin’s Place will be closed for a short time for the switch on between 16.45 and 17.15.