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TTRO Temporary Traffic Restrictions Bridgwater Carnival 2018

Posted on 8th October, 2018 in News


Notice is hereby given that Somerset County Council intends to make an Order in pursuance of the provisions of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, the effect of which will be to introduce temporary traffic restrictions as specified in the Schedules to the Order.

This Order shall come into operation on the 23rd day of October 2018 and shall remain in force for eighteen months. The restrictions shall apply when indicated by traffic signs and staffed (where required) and will remain in force only for as long as is necessary.

The Order will be made to facilitate the Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival and Fireworks Weekend and is in the interest of public safety.

This Order shall come into operation from 15:30 hours on 2nd November 2018 and will continue in force until 01:00am on 4th November 2018 (the times the various restrictions will apply are specified in the schedules to this Order).

Nothing in the Order shall apply to:

(a) any vehicle being used in connection with the Bridgwater Carnival with the authority
of the Bridgwater Carnival Committee.
(i) Anything done with the permission or at the direction of a police officer in uniform;
(ii) Police, Fire and Ambulance emergency service vehicles.
(iii) Vehicles falling within regulation 3(1), 3(2), 3(3) and 3(4) of the Road Traffic Exemptions (Special Forces) (Variation and Amendment) Regulations 2011(a) when used in accordance with regulation 3(5) of those Regulations

A copy of the draft Traffic Regulation Order and the associated plans may be examined online at www.somerset.gov.uk/TRO. If you are unable to access either please contact 0300 123 2224

General enquiries relating to this Order may be made in writing, quoting reference number AB01102018, to Somerset County Council, Traffic Management, County Hall, The Crescent, Taunton TA1 4DY.

Patrick Flaherty
Chief Executive
Dated: 9th October 2018

Temporary Prohibition of Vehicular Traffic (Road Closure)

  1. 2nd November 2018 from 19:30 hours until 20:30 hours
    St Matthews Field
  2. 2nd November 2018 from 19:30 hours until 20:30 hours
    West Street (From Broadway to St Matthews Field, Outbound)
  3. 3rd November 2018 from 08:00 hours until 4th November 2018 at 01:00 hours
    Parkway (Northbound: Westonzoyland Road to Bincombe Road)
    High Street, Cornhill, Lamb Lane & Clare Street
  4. 3rd November 2018 from 10:00 hours until 4th November 2018 at 01:00 hours
    Parkway (Northbound: full length), Wyndham Road, Frederick Road (Wyndham Road to Parkway), Knowle Road, Trevor Road (Knowle Road to Parkway)
  5. 3rd November 2018 from 12:00 hours until 4th November 2018 at 01:00 hours

Bath Road (Monmouth Street to Bower Lane), Westonzoyland Road (Eastern Avenue to St John Street), Parkway: Southbound (Bath Road to Sydenham Road), Monmouth Street, Broadway, Blake Place (at junction with Monmouth Street),Taunton Road (Showground Roundabout to St Mary Street), St Mary Street, Penel Orlieu, Mount Street, Northgate, Chandos Bridge, East Quay, Wylds Road, Dampiet Street (George Street to St Mary Street), Old Taunton Road (Taunton Road to Broadway), Eastover, St John Street, The Clink, Bristol Road (Wylds Road to the Cross Rifles roundabout), Salmon Parade (at the junctions with Broadway).

Temporary Prohibition of Waiting between 15:30 hours and 20:30 hours on 2nd November 2018

Northfield (East Side), West Street (Westover Green to St Matthews Field), St Matthews Field (both sides), Durleigh Road (South side from St Matthews Field to Woodbury Road), Durleigh Road (North side from Woodbury Road to Haygrove Park)

Temporary Prohibition of Waiting between 08:00 hours on 3rd November 2018 and 01:00 hours on 4th November 2018

Parkway, Wyndham Road, Fairfax Road (from Parkway to Wyndham Road),
Frederick Road (at junction with Fairfax Road), Knowle Road, Trevor Road, Old Westonzoyland Road, Eastern Avenue, Whitfield Road, Bower Lane, Bath Road, Bristol Road (Cross Rifles to Express Park), St. Mary Street, Penel Orlieu, Boards Road, East Quay, The Drove, Wylds Road, Western Way (for 100 m west from the junction with Wylds Road and The Drove), St Matthews Field, Kings Down, The Leggar, Albert Street, Quantock Terrace (The Drove to The Leggar), Friarn Street (Albert Street to YMCA).


For avoiding danger to persons, or other traffic using the road, or any other road, or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising.

Bridgwater Carnival 2018 Diversion Routes

Bridgwater Fireworks and Guy Fawkes Carnival 2018


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