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Paradise Circus Redevelopment Starts

Important traffic information

The first phase of the transformation of Paradise at the heart of the city will begin in January 2015.

This important step will see the commencement of demolition of existing buildings to clear the site for the new development, together with work on new road layouts to improve connectivity and access across the city for both road users and pedestrians.


From 5th January 2015 – Bus Diversions

Bus routes 82, 83, 87 and 89 will be diverted via Newhall Street and Newhall Hill.

* From 10th January 2015 – Summer Row Temporary Closures

Temporary restrictions to ALL vehicles between Lionel Street and Great Charles Street. Diversion route will be in place and signed.

Parking restrictions:

ALL parking on Summer Row will be suspended.

* From 17th January 2015 – Parade/Sand Pits Diversions for traffic travelling out of the city

Outbound traffic: Parade/Sand Pits closed to ALL vehicles. Diversion in place via Cambridge Street for vehicles travelling out of the city.

Traffic into city open to all vehicles with reduced lanes.

* From 17th January 2015 – Broad Street/ Bridge Street/Holliday Street

Temporary overnight traffic closures with diversions.

Broad Street lane restrictions into city from Bridge Street.

* From 31st January 2015 – Broad Street Restrictions and Diversions for traffic into the city

Access on Broad Street restricted from Bridge Street to buses and Hackney Carriages only for traffic into city.

Local diversion routes will be in place and signed.

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Paradise will remain open to pedestrians throughout the project.

* Should these dates change, due to unforeseen circumstances, updates will be posted here.

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