Full list of road closures for the 2019 Lincoln Christmas Market

Drivers and residents in Lincoln will face nearly a week of road closures and traffic restrictions as Lincoln prepares to get festive with its popular Christmas Market.

The market takes place in and around the castle grounds from Thursday, December 5 until Sunday, December 8.

Click here to see The Lincolnite’s ultimate 2019 Lincoln Christmas Market superguide.

Several restrictions will be in place from 12.01am on Thursday, December 5 until 11.59pm on Sunday December 8, with signage detailing accurate dates and times to be displayed on site in advance.

Road closure orders will be in place (full length unless otherwise stated) on:

  • Albany Street
  • Bailgate
  • Belle Vue Terrace
  • Belle Vue Road
  • Burton Road (Yarborough Road to Westgate)
  • Carline Road
  • Carsbrooke Close
  • Castle Hill
  • Castle Street
  • Cecil Street
  • Chapel Lane
  • Chestnut Street
  • Church LaneClarence Street
  • Danesgate (Steep Hill to Danes Terrace)
  • Drury Lane
  • East Bight
  • Eastgate
  • Exchequergate
  • Gordon Road
  • Garmston Street
  • Gibraltar Hill
  • Good Lane
  • Gray Street
  • Greestone Place
  • Haffenden Road (From Nettleham Road to a point 30 metres West)
  • Hereward Street
  • Hungate (Spring Hill to Motherby Lane)
  • James Street
  • Kingsley Street
  • Lillys Road
  • Limelands
  • Mainwaring Road (From Nettleham Road to a point 30 metres East)
  • Manor Road (From Nettleham Road to a point 30 metres West)
  • Michaelgate
  • Middleton’s Field
  • Mildmay Street
  • Mill Road
  • Mill Row
  • Minster Yard
  • Mount Street
  • Naam Place
  • Nettleham Road (Ruskin Avenue to Northgate)
  • Newport
  • Northgate (Eastgate to Church Lane)
  • Olive Street
  • Osborne Close
  • Pottergate
  • Priorygate
  • Rasen Lane
  • Reservoir Street
  • Sastangate
  • Saxon Street
  • Spital Street
  • Spring Hill
  • St Martins Street
  • St Martins Lane
  • St Nicholas Street
  • St Paul’s Lane
  • Stonefield Avenue
  • Steep Hill
  • The Strait
  • Turner Street
  • Union Road
  • Upper Long Leys Road
  • Upper Saxon Street
  • Vere Street
  • Wake Street
  • Waldeck Street
  • Well Lane
  • West Bight
  • Westgate
  • Wordsworth Street
  • Wilson Street
  • Woburn Avenue
  • Willis Close
  • Williamson Street
  • Yarborough Terrace

Lincoln Christmas Market 2019 – Traffic Orders. Photo: City of Lincoln Council

Suspension One Way orders will be in place on Cecil Street and Pottergate (between Lindum Road and Minster Yard).

One Way Orders will be in place on:

  • Church Lane (Westbound only)
  • Lee Road (Eastbound only from Nettleham Road to Massey Road)
  • Nettleham Road (Southbound only from Nursery Grove to Northgate)
  • Newport (Northbound only from Church Lane to Vere Street)
  • Northgate (Westbound from Nettleham Road to Church Lane)
  • Burton Road (Northbound only from Union Road to Rasen Lane)
  • Union Road (Northbound only)
  • A Bus Lane Order will be in place on Upper Longs Leys Road (Eastbound between Mill Road and Burton Road).

No Right Turn Orders will be in place in the following locations:

  • From Willis Close onto Upper Long Leys Road
  • From Palmer Road onto Nettleham RoadFrom Broadway onto Nettleham Road
  • From The Grove onto Nettleham Road
  • From Northgate onto Church Lane
  • From College Close onto Newport
  • From Vere Street onto Newport
  • From Spital Street onto Newport
  • From Rasen Lane onto Newport
  • From Vere Street onto Newport

No Left Turn Orders will be in place in the following locations:

  • From Nursery Grove onto Nettleham RoadFrom Geneva Avenue onto Nettleham Road
  • From Church Lane onto Church Lane/Northgate
  • From St Johns Road onto Newport
  • From Williamson Street onto Newport
  • From Newport onto Rasen Lane
  • From Stonefield Avenue onto Church Lane
  • From Lillys Road onto Newport
  • From Byron Avenue onto Nettleham Road

Suspension of Residents Parking & Limited Waiting Bays/No Waiting/No Loading At Any Time Orders (full length and both sides unless otherwise stated) will be in place on:

  • Bailgate
  • Burton Road (Westgate to Rasen Lane)
  • Burton Road (West side only from Rasen Lane to Yarborough Road)
  • Carline Road (North side only from Union Rd to a point 90 metres West)
  • Carline Road (South side only between Yarborough Road & Yarborough Terrace)
  • Cecil Street (From Newport to a point 40 metres West)
  • Chapel Lane
  • Drury Lane
  • Eastgate
  • Garmston Street
  • Greetwellgate
  • Langworthgate
  • Minster Yard
  • Newport
  • St Martins Square
  • St Martins Lane
  • Union Road
  • Upper Long Leys Road (From Burton Road to a point 22 metres West of Willis Close)
  • Westgate
  • Willis Close (East side only from Upper Long Leys Road to a point 20 metres South)

Suspension of Disabled Parking Bays/No Waiting/No Loading At Any Time Orders (full length and both sides unless otherwise stated) will be in place on:

  • Bailgate
  • Eastgate
  • St Martins Square

A 40mph Speed Limit Order will be in place on B1398 (between Burton Village and Tillbridge Lane). A 30mph Speed Limit Order will be in place on A1500 (from A15 to a point 50 metres west of Lincolnshire Showground Gate 7).

An Urban Clearway Order will be in place on Burton Road (from Bypass Bridge to Yarborough Road).

In addition, No Waiting/No Loading At Any Time Orders will be in place in the following locations (full length and both sides unless otherwise stated):

  • A1500 Tillbridge Lane (From A15/A1500 Roundabout to LINCS Showground Gate 6)
  • Bailgate
  • Broadway
  • Broadway Close
  • Bruce Close
  • Burton Road (West side only from Yarborough Road to Rasen Lane)
  • Burton Road (From Rasen Lane to Westgate)
  • Carline Road (North side only from Union Road to a point 90 metres West)
  • Cecil Street (From Newport westwards for 40 metres)
  • Chapel Lane
  • Church Lane (From Nettleham Road to Newport)
  • Drury Lane (South side only from Wordsworth Street to Spring Hill)
  • Eastgate (South side only from Northgate to Greetwellgate)
  • Eastgate (From Bailgate to Northgate)
  • Elvin Close
  • Greestone Place
  • Greetwell Road (Wragby Road to Roman Pavement)
  • Greetwellgate (South side only from Wragby Road to Eastgate)
  • Langworthgate (Southside only)
  • Lee Road (North side only)
  • Lee Road (South side only from Nettleham Road to Massey Road)
  • Lee Road (South side only from Wragby Road to Auden Close)
  • Longdales Road
  • Minster Yard
  • Nettleham Close
  • Nettleham Road (Northgate to Ruskin Avenue)
  • Newport
  • Northgate (Eastgate to Church Lane
  • Pottergate
  • Queensway (East side only)
  • Riseholme Road (Longdales Road to A46)
  • Sastangate
  • Spring Hill (Drury Lane to Beaumont Fee)
  • Union Road
  • Upper Long Leys Road (From Burton Road to a point 22 metres West of Willis Close)
  • Vicars Court
  • Westgate (Bailgate to Burton Road)
  • Willis Close (East side only from Upper Long Leys Road to a point 20 South)
  • Winnowsty Lane
  • Wragby Road (Egerton Road to Langworthgate)
  • Wragby Road (Greetwell Road to Winnowsty Lane)
  • Yarborough Crescent
  • Yarborough Road (From Burton Road to a point 100 metres South)

Local diversion routes and access arrangements will be signposted.

From 10am on December 3 until 11.59pm on December 8, One Way Orders will be in place on Burton Road (Northbound only from Union Road to Rasen Lane) and Union Road (Northbound only).

There will also a No Waiting/No Loading At Any Time Order (including suspension of limited waiting bays) in place on Carline Road (South side only between B1273 & Yarborough Terrace) for the same time period.