Roads and car parks to close for city centre cycling race

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A number of car parks in Lancaster will be closed for this year’s city centre cycle race on Wednesday, August 6, organised by Lancaster Cycling Club.

LC3 (Lancaster City Centre Crits) will be taking place in the residential area adjacent to Dalton Square.

Lancaster City Council is helping to facilitate the event by closing the following car parks:

l Charter House, Moor Mills 1, 2 and 3 from 6pm on Tuesday August 5 until 1am on Thursday, August 7.

l Nelson Street from 5pm on Wednesday August 6 until 1am on Thursday, August 7.

Anyone who lives or travels through the area where the cycle race is taking place should be aware roads in this area will be closed so should plan ahead and make alternative arrangements.

Roads which will be closed on Wednesday, August 6 to enable the event to take place are:

l Dalton Square, Friar Street, Bulk Street, Bryer Street and Sulyard Street from 9am.

l Robert Street and St Peter’s Road from 12pm.

l George Street, Quarry Road, Nelson Street and Moor Lane from 5.45pm.

The first race in the event will start at 6.30pm, with the last due to finish at around 9pm.

lFor a full preview of the big night of bike racing see page 85.