Road Closures & Travel Information
Road closures will be in place in some areas of the City on Sunday 29th September 2019. As well as the necessary road closures for the event there are some roadworks affecting traffic not just in the city but on many roads as you approach Nottingham so please plan your journey in advance and allow extra time for delays or congestion.
Across the weekend make sure you log onto www.nottinghampost.com for the latest up to date traffic and travel updates.
Here are some sites that may help you plan your journey in advance.
Arriving on foot:
If you live locally then walking to the event is the healthiest and cheapest way to get there. If you’re not too sure what the best walking route is, we recommend using: www.walkit.com
Ensure to select 'Nottingham' from the drop down and type in your location as well as Victoria embankment, to get the quickest walking routes.
Cycling to the event:
Nottingham is part of the National Cycle Network and has a large number of cycle routes throughout the city. If you're unsure of the best route then visit: www.cyclestreets.net
On the website you can input your journey details and customise to your preferences.
There will be an official bike park section set up on site but please note that all bikes left will be at your own risk.
Arriving by Tram:
On Race Weekend there should be a regular tram service in Nottingham. Everyone taking part in the event is eligible to take advantage of NET Trams £2 event ticket.
Simply press the "event ticket" option at any ticket machine along the network and ensure that you have your Race Number to hand, should this be requested by a travel officer.
The nearest tram stop is Meadows Embankment. If you are travelling from outside the City, we would encourage you to park at the Clifton Park and Ride site, as this is the nearest Park and Ride to the Meadows Embankment stop.
For any further information be sure to check on the Nottingham Tram Operators website:
Arriving by Train:
The Nottingham train station is a 15 minute walk from Victoria Embankment (roughly a mile in distance).
Please check all train times with National Rail Enquiries – Telephone: 03457 48 49 50 or www.nationalrail.co.uk
There are two official race car parking sites all within easy walking distance of the Race Village.
Victoria Embankment (NG2 2JY): A limited amount of car parking will be available during Saturday and Sunday on part of the Recreation Ground, on a first come first served basis. This car park has no entry or exit time restrictions. However, please note that due to its proximity to the Race Village you may experience some minor delays in leaving depending on the time of day.
Nottingham Forest FC (NG2 5FJ): The car park at Nottingham Forest FC is available, costing £3 per car. Access to the Nottingham Forest car park will be via Lady Bay Bridge and Pavilion Road. Please note, this parking is only available on the Race Sunday.
Please note there is no P&R facility at Queens Drive this year.