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.
The Bupa London 10,000 is presented by the London Marathon. The 2014 race will be held on Sunday 25th May, starting at 10am. Full road closures between Westminster (St James Park), Victoria Embankment, Puddle Dock, Queen Victoria Street, Friday Street, Cannon Street, Cornhill, Lime Street Passage, Leadenhall Market, Fenchurch Street, Mark Lane, Great Tower Street, Eastcheap, White Lion Hill. For more information see www.london10000.co.uk.
This event takes place on Saturday 7 June. Penny Farthings and track bikes are sure to feature again in 2014 while a cycling expo area, food stalls and live music will fuel the festival atmosphere on this unique day in London's sporting calendar. See www.londonnocturne.com for more information. There will be full road closures around Smithfield Market on the day.
London City Mile
On Sunday 22 June there will be 5 Races for all ages, in the city of London, attracting some of the world’s best athletes. Roads will be closed along the route between 8am and 2pm starting outside St Paul’s Cathedral it takes in some of the most iconic and historic landmarks the city has to offer and includes Bank Junction, Guildhall and Cheapside. For more information see cityoflondonmile.co.uk.
City of London Festival Children’s Procession
The Children’s Parade promises to be even bigger and better this year – we will have a record number of 1500 children taking to the City’s streets! We’re asking groups to choose their favourite classic children’s stories and recreate them using costumes, puppets, song and dance. Don’t miss this spectacular event - get your group involved! The Parade will be held at 12:45pm on Friday 27 June. There will be road closures via Guildhall Yard, Gresham Street, Old Jewry, Cheapside, Newgate Street, Warwick Lane, Paternoster Square concluding with a concert on St Paul’s Cathedral west steps. Visit City of London Festival website for more information.
Tour de France
Starting in Leeds on Saturday 5 July, travelling through York and Sheffield on Sunday 6 July and leaving Cambridge and entering the City on Monday 7 July we are excited to welcome the race to the City of London. There will be anticipated road closures along the route from 10am – 6pm as it heads into London via Waltham Forest, Newham, Tower Hamlets, via the Highway and enters the City via Tower Hill, Byward Street, Lower Thames Street, Upper Thames Street, Blackfriars and Victoria Embankment. For more information see www.letour.fr. Visit Transport for London website for travel information.
Great City Race
This unique 5km corporate running challenge takes place on Thursday 10 July between 6.30pm and 8.30pm through closed streets of the Square Mile. The race starts and finishes just outside the City in the Honourable Artillery Grounds. Full road closures will include City Road, Chiswell Street, Beech Street, Aldersgate Street, Montague Street, King Edward Street, Newgate Street, St Martins Le Grand, Gresham Street, Wood Street, Love Lane, Aldermanbury, Gresham Street, King Street, Poultry, Bank junction, Princes Street, Lothbury, Bartholomew Place, Threadneedle Street, Old Broad Street, London Wall, U turn by Noble Street, Moorgate, Finsbury Pavement back to City Road. You can learn more about the race and see a map of the course on www.cityrace.co.uk.
This annual charity fundraising event will take place on Sunday 13 July on the streets of the City of Westminster and the City of London. The road closures of Victoria Embankment, Upper Thames Street, Castle Baynard, Puddle Dock, Queen Victoria Street and White Lion Hill will be in place between 7am and 2pm. Visit www.thebritish10klondon.co.uk for more information and the map of the route.
Cart Marking Ceremony
This year's ceremony will take place on Wednesday 16 July in Guildhall Yard. Gresham Street (eastbound) and Wood Street (southbound) will be closed from 8am to facilitate a parade of vehicles, both old and new. To learn more about the event visit the Worshipfull Company of Carmen website.
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.
On Friday 25 July between 11am and 2pm a short procession from to Guildhall will place along City Road, Finsbury Pavement, Moorgate, Princes Street, Bank Junction, Poultry, King Street, Gresham Street and Guildhall.
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.
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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