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Local traffic restrictions for the Conservative Party Conference

Traffic restrictions will be in place from 28 September to 7 October 2016

The Conservative Party Conference will be held at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham from 2 to 5 October 2016 with a large number of delegates and media expected to attend.

Key city agencies including Birmingham City Council and  West Midlands Police are working together to ensure there is as little disruption as possible to local residents and businesses during this major event for the city, however there are some temporary access restrictions which may affect some journeys.

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The mall through the ICC will be closed to the public throughout the conference. The area around the building, including Centenary Square, the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the section of Broad Street adjacent to Centenary Square will see some changes to access:

Overnight Weds 28 Sept (8pm-5am):

  • No vehicle access to Broad Street (Gas Street to Paradise Circus) and Bridge Street adjacent to Hyatt Regency Hotel.

5am Thurs 29 Sept 2016 to 5am Sun 2 Oct:

  • Broad Street (Gas Street to Bridge Street) restricted to buses, taxis, cycles and delivery vehicles.
  • No vehicle access to Bridge Street adjacent to Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Overnight Thurs 29 Sept (8pm-5am):

  • No vehicle access to Cambridge Street (Brindley Drive to Civic Close). Access for residents to Civic Close via King Edwards Road throughout restricted period. Two way traffic will be implemented in Cambridge Street between Paradise Circus and Brindley Drive.

5am Sun 2 Oct to 5am Thurs 6 Oct:

  • Pedestrian access only to Broad Street (Gas Street to Paradise Circus), Bridge Street (near to the Hyatt Regency Hotel) and Cambridge Street (Brindley Drive to Civic Close).
  • Bus stops on Broad Street (Five Ways to Sheepcote Street) in use in both directions. Bus stops on Broad Street (Sheepcote Street to Paradise Circus) not in use.
  • Taxi ranks outside Reflex bar, Broad Street and Hyatt hotel, Bridge Street suspended. Temporary taxi ranks in Broad Street (Oozells Street to Gas Street).
  • Bridge Street on street pay & display parking suspended.

Overnight Thurs 6 Oct (8pm-5am):

  • No vehicle access to Cambridge Street (Brindley Drive to Civic Close).

You are advised to plan your journey and to walk, cycle or use public transport wherever possible.

Click on an icon for more information. This map was last updated at 11:08 6/10/2016. This map is provided for illustrative purposes only. See more

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