Carnival road closures and diversions in force
roads in Burnham-On-Sea are closed for the town's carnival, with
diversions now in operation.
are being asked to allow extra time when travelling along the diversion
routes, with roads expected to be extra busy.
road closures that are in place in Burnham-On-Sea this weekend are
The carnival floats are parked in Queens Drive (from the Tesco roundabout
to Stodden's Lane) and on Frank Foley Parkway (from its junction
with Ben Travers Way (North) in a south easterly direction to its
junction with Ben Travers Way (South)). Closures began at 9pm on
Saturday (4th November) and run through until 1am on Tuesday November
The South Esplanade and Pier Street will be closed this evening
(Sunday) during the seafront fireworks, which start at 6.30pm -
see our Burnham-On-Sea
fireworks preview. The closures run from 5pm until 7.45pm, but
the organisers hope to open roads up as soon as possible after the
event when it is safe to do so.
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)
(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
Marine Drive /
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.
and Diversion Routes: To access Burnham please use the B3139
(Burnham Road) wherever possible. Please be aware that Stodden's
Lane has a weight limit and is not suitable for HGVs or larger vehicles.
open all weekend: Highbridge and the A38 will remain open for
traffic until the entirety of the Carnival weekend.
Car parking for Monday's carnival is located at:
Pier Street (300+ Spaces) Adjacent to B&M Superstore.
Official car park - £5 Including Programme.
Oxford Street* (100+ Spaces) Opposite Lidl Supermarket. Official
car park - £5 Including Programme.
Lynton Road/Marine Drive* (30+ Spaces) This car park will
be restricted during the lead up to carnival for disabled parking.
Berrow Road* (70+ Spaces)
Beside Swimming Pool - £5 Including Programme.
South Esplanade (100+ Spaces)
On Street Car Parking.
Carnival 2017 preview
closures notice for Burnham-On-Sea Carnival