The new route of this years procession will be as follows:
Starting at the Leisure centre car park at 7.30pm the route will follow- Vicarage Lane turning left to enter the top of the High St, continuing down the street to enter Market Street. It will then turn right to enter Bellbanks Rd, passing the pond turning right again to proceed along Station Rd.
The procession will then turn right at the top of Station Rd to continue onto George St. At the bottom of the High St it will then be turning left and continue up as far as the War Memorial where a short service of Remembrance will take place. After the service the procession will return back to the leisure centre car park where a short break will be had to re-torch and turn around the procession.
At 9pm the final procession will follow the following short route to the firesite: Vicarage Lane-High Street-George St-South Rd turning right to enter Western Rd and finally the firesite on the Recreation Ground.
The bonfire will be lit and the short firework finale expected at apporx 9.30pm
Below is an outline of Road Closures and approximate timings-
ROAD NAME AREA TIME(S)
High Street Full length 1915hrs-2200hrs
George Street Full length 1915hrs – 2115hrs
Market Street Full length 1945hrs – 2015hrs
Bellbanks Road Full length 2000hrs – 2015hrs
Station Road From pond to South Rd Junction 2000hrs – 2030hrs
South Road From South Rd car park to North St / Station Rd Junction 2015hrs – 2030hrs &
2100hrs – 2130hrs
Western Road From South Rd Junction to Summerheath Rd junction. 1915hrs – 2200hrs
Vicarage Lane High Street junction to Marshfoot Lane turning. 1915hrs – 2000hrs &
2030hrs – 2115hrs