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Celebrity Event in Winchcombe: Traffic Management
Police wish to notify Winchcombe residents and visitors of the traffic management measures which will be in place to ensure minimum disruption during the celebrity wedding there next weekend.
Officers have met with organisers of the event on March 2, 3 and 4 and in view of the number of members of the public and media expected to attend, various restrictions will be effected.
Chief Inspector David Wasley said: "This is a private event but police will be involved in a traffic management capacity to ensure minimum disruption to Winchcombe residents and emergency vehicles' ability to access the area.
"A large number of visitors and members of the media are expected due to the nature of the event and after meeting with party organisers Police are putting the necessary resources and measures in place to keep disruption to a minimum."
Traffic restrictions for the weekend of March 2 to 4 will be as follows:
Thursday 1st March:
No Waiting Cones will be put out along Cheltenham Road, Gloucester Road, Abbey Terrace, High Street, Hailes Street and Broadway Road ( to its junction with Rushley Lane ), Castle Street (to its junction with Rushley Lane ) and the full length of Rushley Lane.
These will remain until the afternoon of Sunday 4th March.
Saturday 3rd March (from 0700hrs ):
Castle Street (from its junction with High Street) to the junction with Rushley Lane will become one-way.
After the Rushley Lane junction traffic will be two-way as normal.
Rushley Lane (from its junction with Castle Street) will become one-way towards Broadway Road.
No vehicles will be permitted to enter Rushley Lane from Broadway Road.
: 23/02/2007 18:50:20
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