Police say there will be minimum disruption during Lundy’s Day and thank public in advance

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The PSNI has said there will be temporary road closures to facilitate the annual Lundy’s Day parade in the city centre on Saturday, December 3.

The annual Shutting of the Gates commemorations will take place between 11.30am and 4.45pm.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “We are grateful for the patience and understanding of those attending the parade, local residents, and local business owners and staff.

“As always we work in partnership with the parade organisers and marshals to ensure minimum disruption to those going about their daily routine.”

The timings are as follows.

11:30 am

29 Bands depart Duke Street, Craigavon Bridge, Carlisle Road, Hawkin Street, London Street, Bishop Street, and Society Street, Carlisle Road and City bound top deck will be closed for approximately 40 minutes.

1.15pm

30 bands will leave Society Street, Bishop Street, The Diamond, Ferryquay Street, Carlisle Road, Carlisle Square, Wapping lane, Kennedy Place, Hawkin Street, London Street into the Cathedral.

The Diamond, Carlisle Road, and the Top Deck will be closed for approximately 40 minutes

3pm

30 bands will form up on Bishop Street, then London Street, Kennedy Place, Wapping Lane, Carlisle Road, Ferryquay Street, The Diamond, Bishop Street for the burning of the effigy.

The top deck and city centre area will be closed for approximately 45-60 minutes – when parade is in Bishop Street for the burning, traffic will be allowed to flow elsewhere in the city centre.

4.45pm

Parade returns to Duke Street via London Street, Kennedy Place, Wapping Lane Top Deck Craigavon Bridge and Duke Street

Top deck and Duke Street will be closed for a short time.