Stafford Half Marathon - Road Closures

Sunday 19 March 2017

The town centre road closures will be in place from 7.00am, the race infrastructure will be erected once these closures are set up; this includes an overhead race gantry. All Sunday morning delivery vehicles must have exited the town centre before 7.00am. Due to all the current road works on the roads surrounding the town centre you are advised to allow extra time for journeys.

The following roads will be closed between 7.00am and 1.30pm:-

Bridge Street, Gaolgate Street, Market Street, Market Square, Greengate Street (Market Square to South Walls), South Walls (Greengate Street to Junction of Greengate Street Service Road), Eastgate Street (Cope Street to Malt Mill Lane), Malt Mill Lane, North Walls/Salter Street Service Road, Salter Street (part to exit of Vine Hotel Car Park) St Martin’s Place, Martin Street, Greengate Street Service Road, Tipping Street, Stafford Street, Crabbery Street (Except for St John Ambulance), Chapel Street, Princes Street, Mill Street junction of Greengate Street, Mill Street to have one way reversed, Mill Bank to junction of Water Street, and the cycle route from Izaak Walton Street to Doxey Road.

The following town centre roads will be closed between 9.00am and 11.00am for the start of the race:-

Broad Street to junction of Broad Eye, Mount Street, Earl Street, Water Street and Church Lane (As soon as possible after the race has started at 10am the additional security measures will be removed and the access to Mount Street car park will be restored; stewards will control this)

Further road closures will be in place out on the Half Marathon route at various times between 9.15am and 1.00pm, alternative routes will be in place:-

Victoria Road and Tenterbanks at its junction with Broadeye (it will only be necessary to close this road if the footpath in Victoria Park is closed due to flooding) 

Station Road, Newport Road to Kingsway Island, Friars Road

Baswich Lane Northbound between Weeping Cross and Porlock Avenue

Baswich Lane between Tilcon Avenue and Tixall Road

St Thomas Lane

Weston Road Westbound closure

Marlborough Avenue

Portal Road at its junction with Beaconside

Bertelin Road Junction on B5066 Sandon Road to A513 Sandon Road

(A34) Stone Road Northbound from Greyfriars to Holmcroft Road

(A34) Stone Road Southbound from Beaconside to Holmcroft Road

Further information regarding road closures can be viewed at

Event information is available at

Tel: 01785 619300
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