The annual historical ‘Rood Fair’ held in Dumfries every Autumn will be coming to town next week, the council have road closures and diversions set in place ( Full info below).   Although Road closures and car park closures in the Brooms Road, Dock park and Whitesands areas will be put in place from Monday the 26th of September until Sunday the 2nd October  the fair itself runs from Thursday the 29th  September  , Friday 30th September  and Saturday the 1st Ocrober . 

dsc_0783In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council (Various Car Parks) (Use Restrictions) Traffic Regulation Order 1985 (as amended), the Council gives Notice that the use of the Whitesands (west) Car Park, Dumfries shall be suspended as follows:- from 18:00 hours on Monday 26th September 2016 to 18:00 Sunday 2nd October 2016.

 

Parking in Whitesands (west) Car Park will be suspended to accommodate vehicles/trailers associated with the annual Rood Fair.

 

In terms of Article 7 of the Order, any vehicle which remains in the Car Park during the periods of suspension may be removed from the Car Park by a person authorised by the Council and taken to a place of safe custody.

dsc_0791SUSPENSION OF USE OF BROOMS ROAD CAR PARK, DUMFRIES

BROOMS ROAD CAR PARK, DUMFRIES

In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council (Various Car Parks) (Use Restrictions) Traffic Regulation Order 1985 (as amended), the Council gives Notice that the use the part of the Brooms Road Car Park, Dumfries shall be suspended as follows: – from 12:00 hours on Sunday 25th September 2016 to 12:00 Sunday 2nd October 2016.

 

Use of the area of car park nearto Brooms Road will be suspended to accommodate vehicles/trailers associated with the annual Rood Fair.

 

dsc_0786In terms of Article 7 of the Order, any vehicle which remains in the Car Park during the periods of suspension may be removed from the Car Park by a person authorised by the Council and taken to a place of safe custody.

 

INCLUDING PART OF NATIONAL CYCLE ROUTE NO. 7

C202n DOCKHEAD AND A781 WHITESANDS

10C202n DOCKHEAD AND A781 WHITESANDS

Dumfries and Galloway Council has made an Order under Section 16a of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to temporarily close C202n Dockhead and A781 Whitesands (including part of National Cycle Route No. 7) from 18:00 hours on Monday 26th September 2016 to 18:00 hours on Sunday 2nd October 2016.

 

The closure is necessary in the interests of road safety for occupation of part of the carriageway to allow for holding of the Annual Rood Fair.

 

The alternative routes are:-

 

  1. C202n Dockhead closed to northbound traffic – via St Michaels Bridge Road, St Michaels Street and Nith Street.

 

  1. A781 Whitesands closed to southbound traffic between Bank Street and Nith Street – via Bank Street, Irish Street and Nith Street.

 

  1. National Cycle Route No. 7 closed on Dockhead between St Michaels Bridge Road and Nith Street – northbound follow diversion as above and southbound rejoin carriageway at Nith Street/Dockhead junction. Note – the cycle route will also be diverted through the car park area in Dock Park.

SUSPENSION OF USE OF DOCKHEAD CAR PARK, DUMFRIES

15In accordance with the provisions of Article 10 of the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council (Various Car Parks) (Use Restrictions) Traffic Regulation Order 1985 (as amended), the Council gives Notice that the use of the Dockhead Car Park, Dumfries shall be suspended as follows:- from 18:00 hours on Monday 26th September 2016 to 18:00 Sunday 2nd October 2016.

 

Parking in Dockhead will be suspended to accommodate vehicles/trailers associated with the annual Rood Fair.

 

In terms of Article 7 of the Order, any vehicle which remains in the Car Park during the periods of suspension may be removed from the Car Park by a person authorised by the Council and taken to a place of safe custody.

 

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