All Car parks within Bishop's Stortford will open as normal on the day of Christmas Fayre, Saturday Saturday 1 December.
Additional parking is available this year. Windhill21 Primary School (CM23 2NE) and St Michael’s Primary School (CM23 3SN), both located only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre. These schools have kindly offered the use of their car parks for Christmas Fayre visitors. A small fee for the schools will be requested.
Road closures will be in force on 1 December from 06.00 to 18.00 on North Street, Potter Street and South Street up to the junction with Station Road, High Street up to Basbow Lane and Market Square with access only available to pedestrians. Ingress and egress will therefore be limited to pedestrians and emergency vehicles only. Apton Road will be available to vehicles for access only.
During the same period the ‘One Way’ system will be suspended on certain roads, allowing for vehicles to drive in both directions. This will apply to Church Street, Water Lane and Barrett Lane.
Also during the same period Church Street, Apton Road, Newtown Road, Water Lane and Barrett Lane will have a weight restriction of 7.5 tons.
Diversions will be in effect to divert traffic around the closed area.