Clitheroe Food Festival road closures

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Motorists are advised that several roads in Clitheroe will close tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday, August 10th, for the 2013 Clitheroe Food Festival.

From 2 pm tomorrow (Friday) until 8 pm on Saturday the length of New Market Street will close from its junction with King Street to the entrance to the market car park.

The length of Market Place will close from its junction with King Street to its junction with Wellgate.

From 7 am until 8 pm on Saturday the length of Castle Street in the town centre of Clitheroe will close extending from a point adjacent to its junction with Castlegate to its junction with King Street and King Lane.

The full length of New Market Street will close from its junction with King Street to Parson Lane, as will King Lane from its junction with Lowergate to its junction with Castle Street. The entirety of King Street will close from its junction with Railway View Avenue to its junction with Castle Street.

The length of Market Place will close from its junction with King Street and King Lane to its junction with Church Street and Wellgate. The roads will be closed to all traffic.

Traffic from Whalley Road and Moor Lane direction following the current one way system will be able to proceed up Moor Lane on to Castlegate, turn left along and down Parson Lane, turn right along Station Road and pass Clitheroe Rail/Bus Interchange, and turn right along Waddington Road and either turn right at the roundabout along Church Brow to Wellgate or alternatively go straight on at the roundabout to Chatburn Road roundabout and proceed on to Waterloo Road and on to Whalley Road.

There will be no alternative routes available for the closure of New Market Street, King Street or King Lane.

The event, organised by the Clitheroe Food Festival Company, and supported by Ribble Valley Borough Council, is expected to attract more than 8,000 visitors, and will showcase some of the best food producers in Lancashire.

The Food Festival starts at 9 am in Clitheroe on Saturday, and further details are available from Chris Hughes, head of cultural and leisure Services, on 01200 425111.