Road Closures & Travel Information

As well as the necessary road closures for the event there are some roadworks affecting traffic not just in the city but on many roads as you approach Nottingham so please plan your journey in advance and allow extra time for delays or congestion.

Across the weekend make sure you listen into Gem 106 or log onto www.nottinghampost.com for the latest up to date traffic and travel updates.

Here are some sites that may help you plan your journey in advance.

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Walking  

Arriving on foot:

If you live locally then walking to the event is the healthiest and cheapest way to get there. If you’re not too sure what the best walking route is, we recommend using: www.walkit.com

Ensure to select 'Nottingham' from the drop down and type in your location as well as Victoria embankment, to get the quickest walking routes.

Cycling  

Cycling to the event:

Nottingham is part of the National Cycle Network and has a large number of cycle routes throughout the city. If your ensure of the best route then visit: www.cyclestreets.net

On the website you can input your journey details and customise to your preferences.

Buses  

Arriving by Bus:

Due to road closures bus services in Nottingham will be affected on the day. There will be more information revealed at a later date on the Nottingham City Transport website – www.nctx.co.uk and Trent Barton – www.trentbarton.co.uk on how your travel may be affected.

Trams

Arriving by Tram:

On event day there should be regular tram service in Nottingham, everyone taking part in the event is eligible to take advantage of NET Trams £2 event ticket. Simply press the "event ticket" option at any ticket machine along the network and ensure that you have your Race Number to hand, should this be requested by a travel officer.

Supporters/spectators can take advantage of the £5 Group Ticket offer, which allows up to 2 adults and 3 children unlimited travel for the day.

NET offers 5000 free car parking spaces across free park and ride sites across the City.

For more information, including journey planning please visit www.thetram.net

Trains  

Arriving by Train:

The Nottingham train station is a 15 minute walk from Victoria Embankment (roughly a mile in distance).

Rail services to Nottingham will be operating as normal. Train timetable and ticketing information can be found at : www.nationalrail.co.uk or
08457 48 49 50.

Driving  

Driving/Parking

There are four official race car parking sites all within easy walking distance of the Race Village, as well as one Park & Ride service.

Queens Drive (NG2 1AP): The Park & Ride facility on Queens Drive will be open. Notts & Derby Bus Company will operate the bus service. Signage will be erected guiding people towards the pickup point.

Victoria Embankment (NG2 2JY): A limited amount of car parking will be available on part of the Recreation Ground; on a first come first served basis. This car park has no entry or exit time restrictions. However please note that due to its proximity to the Race Village you may experience some minor delays in leaving depending on the time of day.

County Hall (NG2 7QP): Nottinghamshire County Council has given permission for the car park at County Hall to be used as an official race car park at the cost of £5 per car.

Nottingham Forest FC (NG2 5FJ): The car park at Nottingham Forest FC is available, costing £3 per car. Access to the Nottingham Forest car park will be via Lady Bay Bridge and Pavilion Road.

Please check road closures as some may delay access to car parks.



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