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More Details Released In Run Up To Freedom Parade

Wednesday July 3 2013


Troops set to march through town Troops set to march through town


A NUMBER of roads in Barnsley town centre will be closed temporarily on Thursday July 18 to allow 120 troops from the Yorkshire Regiment to hold a Freedom Parade.

Motorists should also note that some town centre car parking locations will be unavailable.

The 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington’s) will be accompanied by a military band of 30 musicians and a nine-strong colour party.

The parade is scheduled to form up at 10.45am at Churchfield car park and roads along the parade route will close on a rolling basis between 9.30am and 1pm.

Temporary road closures will take place at Sackville Street, Churchfield, Westgate, St Mary's Place, Sadler Gate, St Mary's Gate, Church Lane, Church Street, Eastgate, Royal Street, Hanson Street, Regent Street, County Way, Midland Street, Eldon Street, Kendray Street, Queen Street, May Day Green, Cheapside, New Street, Wellington Street, Wortley Street, Lower Castlereagh Street, Blucher Street, Pitt Street, Peel Square, Peel Street, Peel Parade, Market Hill and Shambles Street.

On-street parking bays along the parade route, together with those on Regent Street, Eldon Street and Market Hill, will be unavailable from 9.30am and will reopen by 2pm.

Motorists should also note that Churchfield off-street car park will be closed to the public between Wednesday evening, 17th, and 2pm on Thursday 18 July.

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Reply Posted by lee on Wednesday July 3 2013 at 16:02
lets all get behind our troops and show them a barnsley welcome