TEMPORARY road closures will be in place tonight as the Barnsley Bright Nights event takes place.

In addition to the closures, a temporary taxi rank will be in place and parking suspensions.

The following roads will be in place from 3pm this afternoon:

  • Church Street
  • (from St. Mary’s Gate to junction with Market Hill and Shambles Street)
  • Regent Street
  • (from Church Street to junction with Eastgate)
  • Royal Street
  • St Mary’s Gate
  • Sadler Gate

From 5.30pm, the following roads will be closed:

  • Cheapside
  • Eldon Street
  • Kendray Street
  • Market Hill
  • Market Street
  • May Day Green
  • Midland Street
  • New Street
  • Peel Square
  • Queen Street
  • Regent Street South
  • St Mary’s Place
  • The Arcade
  • Shambles Street

A temporary rank will be created on Regent Street and will be active from 5.45pm 6.35pm.

Taxi Marshals will be on duty from 5pm at both ranks to assist customers during this period.

Suspension of on/off-street parking until 9.30pm tonight:

  • Church Street
  • Regent Street South
  • Eldon Street Royal Street
  • Market Hill
  • St Mary’s Gate
  • Midland Street Sadler Gate
  • Regent Street