Special Events on Roads

Notices of Proposed Special Events

Photograph of people playing outside

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:

Filming for BBC Drama



6am - 8pm

Altmore street

The Vennel Glenarm

Feystown Road

Dickeystown Road Glenarm

See attached traffic management plan (PDF 1MB)
Wednesday 10 April 2019
Carnalbanagh PS PTA 5k race 9/05/2019  7pm - 8.30pm Carnalbanagh Road and Kilnacolpagh Road and Carnalbanagh Road and Glenview Road Carnalbanagh    
BBC Filming Glenarm 28/05/2019 & 29/05/2019 6am - 8pm Altmore Street, Town Brae and The Vennel, Glenarm via Feystown Road and Dickeystown Road, Glenarm.  
Bike Week event – Larne 11/06/2019 7pm - 8pm Main Street, Larne from Quay Street to Lower Cross Street, Lower Cross Street from Main Street to Point Street, Point Street from Lower Cross Street to Broadway, Broadway from Point Street to Main Street  via Quay Street, Point Street and High Street Larne  
Bike Week event - Carrickfergus 12/06/2019 7pm - 8pm  Antrim Street Carrickfergus from Joymount to Lancastrian St, Lancastrian Street from Antrim St to North St, North Street from Lancastrian St to High St, High Street from Castle St to Joymount, Castle Street from Marine Highway to High Street, Market Place from High St to West St   see attached plans (PDF 183KB)  
Fairhill 5 mile and fun run 05/06/2019 7pm - 9pm Mill Street  Ballymena, Church Street, Broadway, Ballymoney Street, William Street, Wellington Street, Thomas Street, Parkway, Broughshane Road, Kernohan’s Lane, Warden Street and Broughshane Street,    
Carrickfergus Castle Triathlon


8am - 11.30am

Belfast Rd, Marine Highway, Green St, Larne Rd, Rawbrae Rd, Quay Lane

See attached Traffic management plan (PDF 2MB) Wednesday 3 April 2019
Carnlough Festival 29/07/19 & 3/8/19

29 July - 7pm - 9pm

3 August - 7pm - 12am

Harbour Road, Carnlough from Havelock Place to Bridge Street.

  5pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019
Carnlough Quarry 5K 2/08/19 6pm - 8.30pm Bridge Street, Carnlough from Harbour Road to Waterfall Road, Waterfall Road from Bridge Street to concrete lane, High Street from Waterfall Road to Croft Road, Gortnagory Road from Largy Road to concrete lane, Largy Road from Croft Road to Branch Road   5pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019
Storming the Castle 10k Road Race Carrickfergus 25/08/2019 1pm - 4pm Prince William Way, Carrickfergus from Taylors Avenue to North Road, North Road from Prince William Way to St. Brides Street, St. Brides Street from North Road to Albert Road, Albert Road from St. Brides Street to Lancasterian Street, Lancasterian Street from Albert Road to Antrim Street, Antrim Street from Lancasterian Street to High Street, Joymount from High Street to Marine Highway     22 May 2019
Larne 10k Road Race 07/09/2019 10.45am - 12.30pm Pound Street, Larne from Riverdale to The Roddens, High Street from Upper Main Street to Pound Street, Upper Main Street from High Street to Lower Cross Street, Main Street from Lower Cross Street to Glenarm Road, Curran Road from Glenarm Road to Bay Road, Bay Road from Curran Road to Chaine Memorial Road, Chaine Memorial Road from Bay Road to Tower Road, Coast Road from Branch Road to Newington Avenue, Glenarm Road from Victoria Road to Newington Avenue, Victoria Road from Glenarm Road to The Roddens  see attached plans (PDF 4MB)   22 May 2019

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.