Road closures announced for Whalley Pickwick Night

The annual Whalley Pickwick Festivities held in Whalley.

The annual Whalley Pickwick Festivities held in Whalley.

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Motorists are advised that the centre of Whalley will be closed to traffic on Thursday, December 3rd, for the village’s annual festive extravaganza.

King Street in Whalley will close between Station Road and Accrington Road from 5-30 to 9 pm for the village’s annual Pickwick Night.

Only accident and emergency vehicles will have access to the centre of the village during these hours. Bus routes through the centre of the village will also be affected.

Traffic from Clitheroe will be diverted up Wiswell Lane, along the A671 and down Accrington Road. Traffic from Billington will be diverted up Accrington Road, along the A671 and down Wiswell Lane.

Vehicles requiring access to Church Lane will be diverted via Station Road, Broad Lane and The Sands.

A park-and-walk scheme will be available at the Sidings Car Park in Station Road accessible from Clitheroe, Longridge and traffic from Wiswell Lane.

Whalley Pickwick Night is now in its 26th year and attracts around 5,000 people to the village.