Special Events on Roads

Notices of Proposed Special Events

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Local Councils have been given new powers to close roads or restrict traffic to allow certain events to take place. These might include sporting events such as a Fun Run or Marathon, social events including Street Parties or other forms of entertainment eg concerts held on a public road.

Notices of Proposed Special Events  

The Public Protection, Health and Wellbeing Department has received the following applications in relation to the holding of a Special Event on a public road.

By virtue of the powers conferred on it by Article 8A of and Schedule 3A to the Road Traffic Regulation (NI) Order 1997, the Council gives notice that it is minded to make an Order to temporarily prohibit traffic from the following roads in order to facilitate the following special events:

Name of proposed Special Event Date Time Roads affected Diversonary Routes Written Representations to be made to Council at the address below by:

Antrim Coast Half Marathon 

Sunday 29 August 2021

7am - 3pm

Full Closure: Tower Road, Chaine Memorial Road from junction of Curran Road to junction with Bay Road. From 6.30am - 3pm.

Full Closure: Curran Road from junction of Main Street to junction of Fleet Street. From 8.50am - 10am.

Full Closure: Fleet Street from junction of Curran Road to junction of Olderfleet Road. From 9am - 10am.

Lane Closure: Olderfleet Road from junction of Fleet Street to junction of Redlands Road. From 9am - 10.30am.

Full Closure: Rolling closure/restricted flow Redlands Road from junction of Olderfleet Road to junction with Harbour Highway. From 9am - 10.30am.

Full Closure: Rolling closure/restricted flow Harbour Highway from junction of Redlands Road to A2 Coast Road/ Circular Road. From 9am - 10.30am.

Full Closure: Main Street from junction of Curran Road to High Street. From 9am - 10.30am.

Full Closure: Rolling closure/restricted flow for High Street, Pound Street, Victoria Road. From 9am - 10.30am. From Junction of Bridge Street/Riverdale to Junction of Glenarm Road.

Full Closure: Glenarm Road from junction of Victoria Road to junction with A2 Coast Road. From 8.15am -10.30am.

Full Closure: A2 Coast Road from Junction of Glenarm Road to Cairncastle Road Ballygally. From 8.15am - 12.30pm.

Full Closure: Grace Avenue and Grave Avenue North, from A2 Coast Road to junction with Croft Road. From 9.15am - 12noon.

Full Closure: Croft Road from junction of Grace Avenue North to junction of Cairncastle Road. From 9.15am - 12noon.

Full Closure: Cairncastle Road from junction of Croft Road to junction with A2 Coast Road. From 9.15am - 12noon.

A8 Larne Road / Drumahoe Road – Ballymullock Road – Drumnagreagh Road

Alternatively, Town Centre Traffic heading for the Coast can use Old Glenarm Road – Croft Road - Cairncastle Road
23 July 2021
Broughshane 10K Road Race Monday 2 August 2021

7pm - 7.10pm

Buckna Road  and Church Entry from  Main Street  Broughshane n/a 16 July 2021
Carrickfergus Artisan Market

Saturday 4 September

Saturday 2 October

Saturday 6 November

Saturday 4 December 2021
10am - 5pm Market Place and West Street Carrickfergus Antrim Street and Lancastrian Street 23 July 2021

Persons wishing to make representations to the Council regarding proposals may do so, in writing, to the address below.  Please note the closing date and time for representations on each notice. Representations received after the date will not be considered.

Arrangements can also be made to inspect the application, free of charge, at the Council Offices, in Larne, Ballymena or Carrickfergus by contacting us on the T: 0300 124 5000 or E: licensing@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.