Tour of Britain road closures

There will be multiple road closures in Liverpool for the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain in Liverpool on Sunday 7 September.

The start and finish of the race take place in front of the world-famous backdrop of the Three Graces.

Thousands of residents and visitors will take part in the free Sky Ride Liverpool Big Bike event, which gives families the chance to get on their bikes and experience part of the prestigious route before the main race takes place.

The roads affected are:

5am – 8pm

King Edward Street

New Quay

Georges Dock Gates

The Strand/Goree

Strand Street

Wapping

Chaloner Street

Parliament Street

Upper Parliament Street,

Princes Road/Princes Avenue

Croxteth Road

Sefton Park Road

Aigburth Drive (anticlockwise)

Croxteth Drive (anticlockwise)

Mossley Hill Drive (anticlockwise)

The dock exit of Queensway Mersey Tunnel, including Mann Island, Brunswick Street, Water Street and Canada Boulevard in the Pier Head area, will also be closed during these times.

12noon – 8pm 

Aigburth Drive, (both directions),Croxteth Drive (both directions) and Mossley Hill Drive (both directions) at Sefton Park

Many roads will begin to re-open once the event has finished – approximately around 6pm, although some roads will remain closed until 8pm.

Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the event area.

Sky Ride, 9am-12.30pm

Sefton Park entrance (at Sefton Park Road/Ullet Road junction)

Sefton Park Road

Croxteth Road

Princes Road

Upper Parliament Street

Parliament Street

Chaloner Street

Wapping

2.15pm-4.45pm

George’s Dock Gates

The Strand/Goree

Strand Street

Wapping

Chaloner Street

Parliament Street

Upper Parliament Street

Princes Road

Princes Avenue

Croxteth Road

Sefton Park Road

Croxteth Drive

Mossley Hill Drive

Aigburth Drive

For full details about Sky Ride and to and sign-up for Sky Ride Liverpool www.goskyride.com/liverpoolskyride or follow @GoSkyRide on Twitter.