We help to organise several events on the City's roads. Some of the major events that may have an impact on them are listed below.
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On Friday 25 July between 11am and 2pm a short procession will take place with road closures along City Road, Finsbury Pavement, Moorgate, Prince's Street, Bank Junction, Poultry, King Street, Gresham Street to Guildhall.
Ten separate races are planned for the weekend of 2 and 3 August as part of the London Triathlon. On Saturday the events are concentrated around the ExCel Centre. Sunday's cycling event will come to the City of London affecting Tower Bridge area and lower route through the Square Mile from 5am until approximately 2pm. You can find more information on www.londontriathlon.co.uk.
Now in its second year this two-day cycling festival takes place on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August. These include the family-friendly FreeCycle bike ride through the City of London and the City of Westminster. There will be road closures in central London on Saturday; Southwark and Westminster Bridges will be closed between 4am and 6pm. On Sunday, 11 bridges and roads across east, central and southwest London and Surrey will be closed from early morning. Many bus routes will also be affected. You can find more information about the events on www.PrudentialRideLondon.co.uk. For travel information please visit the Transport for London website.
Bloomberg Square Mile Relay
This run will take place on Thursday 4 September. The roads in the Guildhall area, including Basinghall, Gresham and Wood streets, Aldermanbury and Foster and Carey lanes will be closedbetween 5pm and 8.30pm. For more information and the route full route visit www.squaremilerelay.com.
Merchant Navy Association Parade and Service
On Sunday 7 September there will be a parade which will close Muscovy Street, Trinity Square and Trinity Square Gardens between 12noon and 3pm.
Firefighters Memorial Service
The annual International Firefighters service is being held at 1200 in the St Sepulchre without Newgate on Holborn Viaduct on Sunday 14 September. The service is followed by a short procession via Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street, Warwick Lane, Ave Maria Lane, St Paul’s Churchyard, Godliman Street, Carter Lane where the wreath laying ceremony starts at 130pm. Find out more on www.firefightersmemorial.co.uk.
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