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Road closures and restrictions for large events


Find information about road closures and other restrictions in place to support upcoming large public events in County Durham.

Durham City Christmas Festival 

Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December

The following roads will be closed to all traffic,  except for emergency vehicles,  during the Festival period:

  • Market Place
  • Saddler Street
  • Owengate
  • North Bailey (north of Hatfield College)
  • Elvet Bridge
  • Silver Street
  • Framwellgate Bridge

They will be closed at the following times:

  • Friday and Saturday 2 and 3 December 10.00am to 6.30pm
  • Sunday 4 December 10.00am to 6.00pm

Find out more about the festival and our extra park and ride services: Durham Christmas Market: traffic and travel information.