Latest scheduled road works and closures
NB. Information correct at time of posting, but is subject to change.
BT Great Citygames Manchester
Wednesday 22 May – Sunday 26 May 2013
Deansgate in both directions from the junction of Quay Street/ Peter Street to the junction of John Dalton Street / Bridge Street from 5am on Wednesday 22 May until 4pm on Sunday 26 May 2013.
BUPA Great Manchester Run
Saturday 26 May 2013
The Bupa Great Manchester Run begins on Portland Street by the junction with Oxford Street, and finishes on Deansgate close to the Hilton Hotel (Beetham Tower). A number of roads within the city will be affected by this event, and road closure and traffic diversion plans will be in operation on the day.
Warning notices will be put up 7 days beforehand on key routes.
ROAD CLOSURES: Saturday 25 May 2013
Tonman Street between Deansgate and Barton Street will be closed from 9am – there will be no access from Deansgate along Tonman Street or onto Longworth Street. Access Tonman Street via Barton Street; access Longworth Street via Camp Street.
ROAD CLOSURES: Sunday 26 May 2013
The following roads will be closed from 4am:
Portland Street between Oxford Street and Princess Street, including Dickinson Street to the South-East of Portland Street Deansgate between Whitworth Street West and Peter Street including St John Street from Deansgate to Byrom Street.
The following roads will be closed from 8am:
Princess Street between Albert Square and Portland Street; Portland Street from Princess Street to York Street; Chepstow Street; Great Bridgewater Street; Bridgewater Viaduct; Chester Road between Bridgewater Viaduct and Cornbrook; Bridgewater Way; Chester Road between White City Circle and Sir Matt Busby Way; Sir Matt Busby Way; Wharfside Way; Warren Bruce Road; Trafford Wharf Road between Warren Bruce Road and Trafford Road; Waterside; Water’s Reach; Trafford Road from White City Circle to Colgate Lane; Peter Street; Southmill Street; Bootle Street; Jackson’s Row; Lloyd Street; Central Street; Byrom Street between Quay Street and Hardman Street; Hardman Street; Atkinson Street; Deansgate between Peter Street and John Dalton Street; Oxford Street between Peter Street and Whitworth Street West; Abingdon Street; George Street from Charlotte Street to Nicholas Street and Nicholas Street to Princess Street; Minshull Street from Portland Street to Aytoun; Bloom Street from Chorlton Street to Princess Street and Major Street from Sackville Street to Princess Street; City Road East and Great Jackson Street. While Portland Street is closed, access to Chorlton Street Coach Station will be via Sackville Street.
The following roads will be closed from 9.30am:
Whitworth Street West from Deansgate to Gloucester Street; Albion Street; Medlock Street.
Click here to view a map of the route.
Manchester Day Parade
Sunday 2nd June
There will be extensive road closures and parking restrictions in the city centre for a full list of closures
Mosley Street Metrolink stop is permanently closing from Saturday 18 May 2013. The closure will enable Metrolink to run yellow trams as double trams and to improve the service as the network grows.
Click here for alternative tram stops.
Corporation Street and Withy Grove
22 April – 2 August 2013
In order to facilitate Utility Services works Corporation Street will become one way from Withy Grove to Miller Street in that direction.
- Cheetham Hill Road, Newbridge Street, Victoria Street, Hunts Bank, Victoria Station Approach and Todd Street
- Corporation Street, Angel Street, Rochdale Road, Shudehill and Withy Grove
Victoria Station advanced-works
As part of pre-works for the upcoming Victoria Station development, a number of Utilities diversions will be required.
22 April for a period of 12 to 16 weeks:
A temporary one-way system is to be introduced to include Withy Grove and Corporation Street. This will result in vehicles accessing Withy Grove via Shudehill, and exiting via Corporation Street.
During this period there will also be a need for restrictions on Todd Street (2 weeks) and the closure of Corporation St (2 weeks) beyond the automatic bollards.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are project managing these diversions and their communications team will be contacting businesses in the affected area directly.
Town Hall Lane
13 May 2013 – 13 November 2014
Prohibition of traffic on Town Hall Lane from Cross Street to Cul de sac end
13 May 2013 – 13 November 2014
Prohibition of traffic on Long Millgate from Hanover Street to Cul de sac end
11 May 2013 – 11 November 2014
Prohibition of traffic from Edgehill Street from Union Street to Turner Street
Lower Mosley Street
From 18 February 2013 for up to 18 months
Prohibition of traffic on Lower Mosley Street from Oxford Street to Bale Street.
1. Oxford Street – Peter Street – Deansgate & Great Bridgewater Street
2. Oxford Street – Portland Street – Chorlton Street – Whitworth Street – Whitworth Street West & Albion Street
Aspin Lane to Metro
Ongoing for NOMA Development
Gt Bridgewater Street
Deansgate – Watson Street
Hilton Hotel Works
Corporation St – Shudehill
Note: Emergency closures and disruptions will arise due to unforeseen events. Planned services can be notified in advance.
Changes to parking in Manchester city centre
From Monday 24 October 2011, charges were applied to marked parking spaces from 8am-8pm Monday to Sunday, adding an extra two hours in the evening, and also all day Sunday.
One hour maximum stay spaces will be extended to two hours maximum stay.
Once parked, drivers can return to ‘top up’ their ticket as long as they don’t exceed the maximum time stated on the meter.
Single yellow lines and loading bays
From Monday 24 October 2011, parking on single yellow lines is only be allowed 8pm-8am.
New hours of operation to shared use spaces: please check signage upon arrival
Parking in marked spaces
This will continue to be free of charge on Bank Holidays.
Other changes will also apply
New pricing structure – pay for each 30 minutes (rather than per 15 minutes)
Residents parking changes to make permits valid Mon-Fri 8am-9am and 5pm-8pm, and all day Saturday and Sunday.
For more information about the changes to parking in Manchester, please visit www.manchester.gov.uk/parking or call 234 4111.
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Manchester City Council Highway Services:
0161 234 5004
To check the status of road works directly:
0845 746 2200
North West Gas Alliance
0161 703 1000/1010