Road closures for approved events

Road Closed Road SignWorcester City Council may grant Temporary Road Closure Orders under the authority of Section 21 of The Town Police Clause Act 1847 for events across the city for a variety of reasons, such as Civil Events like the annual Remembrance Day Parade, larger organised events such as The Race for Life or The Annual Motor Show held each year on the High Street.

These temporary road closures may also be granted for smaller more private events, such as organised street parties or one off celebrations to mark a special event that is restricted to residents or a private event.

Each individual application will be considered on its own merits and Worcester City Council cannot guarantee that any particular application will be granted.

If you wish to apply for a street party event please download and fill in the application form.

You can find more information about Temporary Road Closure Orders and Street Parties at or

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Approved road closures

Whereas during certain hours on certain days as described below various roads, all in the City of Worcester, will be thronged or liable to be obstructed and Worcester City Council, pursuant to the powers conferred by Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 and all other enabling powers in that behalf have ORDERED AND DIRECTED that, for the purpose of preventing obstruction in the said roads on the said days as specified in the said Order, all vehicular traffic, including pedal cycles shall be prohibited save that the said Order shall not apply to public authority emergency vehicles or police vehicles.

No person shall cause any vehicle to proceed along various roads in the City of Worcester on various dates as follows:-

Local Business Street Party - Copenhagen Street

No person shall cause any vehicle to proceed along Copenhagen Street (from its junction with Deansway to its junction with High Street) in the City of Worcester for a period of one day on Saturday 24 September 2016 to allow for a Local Business Street Party. It is expected that the closure will be required between 12:00 hours and 19:00 hours. 

Aviva Tour Cycle Ride - Hylton Road

For a period of one day on Sunday 9 October 2016 to allow for an Aviva Tour Cycle Ride. The road affected will be Hylton Road. It is expected that the closure will be required from 02:00 hours until 12:00 hours.


Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times and vehicular access to properties will be maintained where practicable for each event.