Published:
November 6, 2016
Burnham-On-Sea Carnival road closures and diversions in force

Several roads in Burnham-On-Sea are now closed for the town's carnival, with diversions now in operation.

Motorists are being asked to allow extra time when travelling along the diversion routes, with roads expected to be extra busy.

The road closures that are in place in Burnham this weekend are as follows:

The carnival floats are parked in Queens Drive (from the Tesco roundabout to Stodden's Lane) and on Frank Foley Parkway (in between Ben Travers Way north and south). Closures are in force from 9pm on Saturday 5th November through to 1am on Tuesday November 8th.

The Esplanade, South Esplanade and Pier Street will be closed on Sunday night for the seafront fireworks - see the Burnham fireworks preview.

The following town centre roads will be closed on Monday evening from 4pm until 1am on Tuesday morning for the procession:

Ben Travers Way (From Tesco’s entrance to its junction with the Frank Foley Parkway. A distance of 70 metres)
Ben Travers Way (South) at junction with Frank Foley Parkway
Berrow Road (from Westfield Road to Manor Road)
Church Street B3139 Burnham Road to A38
The Frank Foley Parkway (From its junction with Ben Travers Way to Love Lane Roundabout. A distance of 523 metres)
Hawley Way (junction of Ramsay Way to junction of Love Lane)
Highbridge Road (from Worston Lane to Oxford Street)
Love Lane (From its junction with Manor Road to its junction with the B3140 Burnham Link Road. A distance of 846 metres)
Frank Foley Parkway / Wallace Wells Road Roundabout
Love Lane / Rosewood Avenue
Marine Drive / Burnham Road
Adam Street
Chapel Street
College Street
Cross Street
High Street
Manor Road
Marine Drive
Oxford Street
Pier Street
Regent Street
South Street
Victoria Street
Vicarage Street

As the floats complete the procession route, they will travel from Marine Drive, along Burnham Rd, and left into Peperall Rd to split apart in Frank Foley Parkway. The carnival floats will then leave Burnham via Queens Drive.

Highbridge and the A38 will remain open for traffic until the entirety of the Carnival weekend.

MORE DETAILS:
Burnham-On-Sea Carnival 2016 preview
Road closures notice for Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
Burnham-On-Sea Carnival 2016 Guide - full details and guide to Monday's event

 

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