Road Closures in July 2016

If you are planning on visiting our theatre over the 15-17 July weekend, please be aware there will be several road and car park closures which may cause delays.

The closures are due to the Bristol Harbour Festival. During the event, many of these areas will be pedestrian-only.

Please see the list below for more details.

Car park closures schedule

  • The Grove car park: closed from 7:30am Friday 15th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July
  • Portwall Lane car park: closed from 9am Thursday 14th July until 10pm Sunday 17th July (it will be open for boat owners, Queen Square and trader parking passholders only)
  • Grain Barge car park: closed from 8pm Friday 15th July until 10pm Sunday 17th July. The Grain Barge stage will be located here.
  • Queen Square parking bays: closed from 12:01am Friday 15th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July. Alternative parking for permit holders at Portwall Lane car park - with usual Queens Square parking permit displayed.
  • Waterfront Square boat owner's allocated parking spaces: closed from 9pm Thursday 14th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July. Alternative parking at Portwall car park.
  • Hanover Quay: closed from 9am Wednesday 15th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July
  • Redcliffe Wharf: closed from 7pm Thursday 14h July until 11pm Sunday 17th July. To be used for caterers and production parking.

Road closures schedule

  • Queen Square: Closed from Middle Avenue on the South and East side to Queen Charlotte Street from 12:00am Friday 15th July until 11pm on Sunday 17th July (access will be permitted via Middle Avenue exiting at Queen Charlotte Street). From 5pm Friday 15th July until 11pm on Sunday 17th July the whole Square will be closed to general traffic (access to production vehicles only).
  • Mill Avenue: Closed from junction with Welsh Back to junction with Queen Square from 12:00am Friday 15th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July.
  • Middle Avenue: Closed from 5pm Friday 15th July until 11pm Sunday 17th July (access will be permitted for event production vehicles only).
  • Wapping Road: From Prince St. Bridge to the Cumberland Road roundabout will be closed to all vehicular traffic (except for residential access to Merchants Landing) at the following times:  6am - 10pm Saturday 16th July / 6am - 9pm Sunday 17th July.
  • Welsh Back: Closed from junction with Crow Lane to junction with Redcliffe Way roundabout from 6:00am Saturday 16th July until 9:00pm on Sunday 17th July.  Access for permit holders will be via Redcliffe Way roundabout.
  • Bridge Street: Closed from 6:00am Saturday 16th July until 9:00pm Sunday 17th July.
  • King Street: Closed from Prince Street roundabout to junction with Queen Charlotte Street from 6am on Saturday 16th July until 9pm on Sunday 17th July. Access for permit holders will be via Prince Street, King William Avenue, Little King Street and Queen Charlotte Street.
  • Farrs Lane, Assembly Rooms Lane and Narrow Quay: Closed from 6am Saturday 16th July until 12:00am Monday 18th July.
  • Prince Street: From Prince Street Bridge to entrance of NCP car park next to The Bristol Hotel at the following times:  6am - 10pm Saturday 16th July / 6am - 9pm Sunday 17th July.
  • The Grove: Closed from 7pm Friday 15th July until 9pm Sunday 17th July.
  • Redcliffe Way: Closed from Redcliffe Way roundabout at its junction with Redcliffe Hill and Redcliffe Street to extend onto The Grove and Welsh Back from 6am Saturday 16th July until 9pm on Sunday 17th July.  Access for permit holders will be via Redcliffe Way roundabout.

For live updates and an interactive map of the proposed closures, please visit Travel West's website here.