Waterford City and County Council wishes to advise of the following road closures, to facilitate the Winterval Festival 2016.
Roads to be closed:
1. To facilitate the Winterval Christmas Market, Arundel Square – L5532 (from its junction with Peter Street to Conduit Lane) will be closed from 6am Sunday 20th November 2016 until 6am Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Alternative Routes: All traffic from Patricks Street should divert to The Mall via Lady Lane. Traffic from High Street should divert to The Quays via Conduit Lane.A Temporary Loading Bay will be available on Peter Street.
2. To facilitate the arrival of Santa Claus and the switching on of the Christmas Lights, Barronstrand Street – L91092 and Broad Street – L91092 will be closed from 2pm until 7pm on Friday 25th November 2016.
Between 4pm and 4.30pm there may be significant delays outbound on The Quay and through traffic should divert either via Ashe Road & Bridge Street or via the N25 (this road is tolled).
3. To facilitate access and egress from the Winterval Festival, Greyfriars – L90020 (Resident and carpark access will be maintained), Baileys New Street – L90021 and Coffee House Lane – L90019 will be closed from 6am Friday 25th November until 9pm Friday 23rd December 2016.
Local access for residents will be facilitated as much as possible but some restrictions will apply. There will be strictly no parking permitted on the junction of Greyfriars and Chairmans Arch.
4. To facilitate safe access and egress from the Winterval Festival, Henrietta Street – L90018 and High Street - L 5533 (from its junction with Olaf Street to Henrietta Street) will be closed on the following dates and times:
Friday 25th November 3pm to 8pm
Saturday 26th November 10am to 8pm
Sunday 27th November 11am to 8pm
Friday 2nd December 3pm to 8pm
Saturday 3rd December 10am to 8pm
Sunday 4th December 11am to 8pm
Thursday 8th December 3pm to 8pm
Friday 9th December 3pm to 8pm
Saturday 10th December 10am to 8pm
Sunday 11th December 11am to 8pm
Thursday 15th December 3pm to 8pm
Friday 16th December 3pm to 8pm
Saturday 17th December 10am to 8pm
Sunday 18th December 11am to 8pm
Monday 19th December 3pm to 8pm
Tuesday 20th December 3pm to 8pm
Wednesday 21st December 2pm to 9pm
Thursday 22nd December 12noon to 9pm
Friday 23rd December 12noon to 9pm
Local access to Cathedral Close and Christ Church Cathedral will be maintained but at times of crowd pressure (between 4:45pm and 7:30pm on the days above) there will short delays until the crowd has safely dispersed.
Please Note: During the times of the roads closures no parking shall be permitted on any of the closed roads.