Brighton and Hove will come to a standstill on Saturday, August 1 when the Carnival of Diversity Parade makes its way through the city to Preston Park.
The Brighton Pride Community Parade will set off at 11am on Saturday, August 1, from Hove Lawns and travel east along Kings Road, north up West Street, east along North Street and north along London Road to Preston Park.
It is expected the end of the parade will arrive at Preston Park at around 2pm.
The following rolling road closures will operate between 9am and 3.30pm:
♦ Kings Way from Grand Avenue to Kings Road
♦ Kings Road
♦ Grand Junction Road
♦ West Street
♦ North Street
♦ Castle Square
♦ Old Steine
♦ Marlborough Place
♦ Gloucester Place
♦ St George’s Place
♦ York Place
♦ London Road
♦ Preston Circus
♦ Preston Road from Preston Circus to Carden Avenue
♦ Stanford Avenue between Preston Road and Florence Road
♦ New England Road between New England Street and Preston Circus
♦ Queens Place two-way traffic flow
♦ Oxford Place two-way traffic flow
♦ Francis Street two-way traffic flow
♦ Baker Street two-way traffic flow
♦ Kingsbury Road two-way traffic flow
♦ Rose Hill Terrace two-way traffic flow.
Once the Parade leaves the city centre, roads will reopen, however some closures may remain until it is safe to reopen them.
Preston Road (between junction of Stanford Avenue/Preston Road and junction of Preston Drove/ Preston Road) northbound is closed between 10am-3pm and southbound is closed between 10am-11pm.
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