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Duke of Westminster's Memorial Service – Road Closures in Chester on Sunday & Monday

24th November 2016 @ 6:06am – by Webteam
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A memorial service for the late Duke of Westminster, Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, will take place at Chester Cathedral on Monday, 28 November 2016.

Since there will be a number of road and car park closures in Chester on both Sunday (27 November) and then on Monday (28 November), you might wish to reconsider travelling into the City. Security will be very tight throughout the two day period – it is estimated that 2000 invited guests will be in attendance.

A full list of the disruptions can be viewed below.

The following lengths of road will be closed from 6pm on 27 November for a maximum duration of 24 hours:
Northgate Street from Princess Street to Eastgate Street
St Werburgh Street, full length.
Eastgate Street, full length
Foregate Street from Eastgate Street to Love Street
St John Street, full length

The following lengths of road will be closed from 7am on 28 November for a maximum duration of 11 hours:
Bridge Street from 6m north of Feathers Lane to Watergate Street
Watergate Street, from Bridge Street to Nicholas Street
Northgate Street from Canal Street to Princess Street
Hunter Street from its junction with Hunters Walk to its westerly end.

The following length of footpath will be closed from 6am on 28 November for a maximum duration of 12 hours:
City Walls from Bell Tower Walk to steps near Frodsham Court

Parking will be suspended on the following lengths of road from 3pm on 27 November for a maximum duration of 27 hours:

St Werburgh Street, full length,
Eastgate Street from St Werburgh Street to Foregate Street
Hunter Street from its junction with Hunters Walk to its westerly end.
Lower Bridge Street from Duke Street to Old Dee Bridge
City Road (east side) from Station Road to Queens Road
Station Road (north east side) from its south-easterly end for a distance of 45 metres in a north-westerly direction

Pedestrian access to premises situated on or adjacent to the roads will be maintained at all times.
Chester will be open for business and shops will trade as normal. However, whilst there will be an attempt to minimise disruption, traffic may be heavier than usual. Please allow extra time for your journey.

Visitors to Chester are encouraged to use public transport to travel to and from the city. There will be no changes to local bus or Park and Ride services.

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