Cleethorpes

Road closures announced for Armed Forces Day 2017 in Cleethorpes

Armed Forces Day has become one of the biggest dates in the Cleethorpes’ calendar, with a number of delays expected as roads are closed for the special event.

Taking place from June 30 – July 2 on Alexandra Road, the event, which is in its ninth year, celebrates the work the armed forces do.

Road closures will be in place across the weekend, though some areas will be closed from the evening of Wednesday, June 28.

Photo: Steve Smailes/Lincolnshire Reporter

Sea View Street and New Road in Cleethorpes, as well as the connecting road between Sea View Street and Wardall Street, will be closed from 6pm on Wednesday, June 28 to 10pm on Sunday, July 2.

Further road closures will be as follows, with signed alternative routes in place throughout the resort:


From 6am Friday, June 30 to 11.59pm Sunday,  July 2:

  • Alexandra Road (Sea Road to Sea View Street)
  • High Cliffe Road (Sea View Street to Humber Street)
  • Knoll Street (full length)

From 6am on Saturday, July 1 to 11.59pm on Saturday, July 1

  • Market Street: full length
  • Oole Road: full length
  • Osbourne Street
  • Dolphin Street
  • Yarra Road: full length
  • Albert Road: full length
  • North Street: full length
  • Humber Street St Peters Avenue to High Cliffe Road
  • Sea View Street: St Peters Ave to Cambridge Street
  • Cambridge Street: full length

A series of temporary restrictions will be in place over the weekend to improve traffic flow in the vicinity of the event, including some no-stopping areas on St Peter’s Avenue.


Parking bays in the following areas will be suspended:

Thursday, June 29 between 7am and 5pm:

  • Alexandra Road : between Civic Car Park entrance and Knoll Street

6am on Friday, June 30 to 11pm Sunday, July 2:

  • Alexandra Road (whole length)

6am on Friday, June 30 to 11pm on Saturday, July 1:

  • Central Prom parking bays, seaward and land side between ‘Jonny Donuts’ and Brighton Slip for the evening firework displays on Friday 30th June and Saturday 1st July.

Saturday, July 1 between 6am and 11pm:

  • Market Street (including the on street parking area known as Market Place)
  • St Peters Avenue: Albert Road to Cambridge Street
  • Wardall Street: between Cambridge Street and Car Park entrance
  • Cross Street
  • Short Street
  • Central Promenade (land side parking bays only)

Monday, July 3 between 7am and 5pm:

  • Alexandra Road : between Civic Car Park entrance and Knoll Street

Stagecoach public transport busses in Cleethorpes will operate as normal using the Sea Road stops. Services 9, 10 and 17 will be using an alternative route along St Peters Avenue, Thrunscoe Road and Queens Parade.

Some public car parks in the resort will be closed from Wednesday, June 28.

These will include:

From 6pm on Wednesday, June 28 to 5pm on Monday, July 3:

  • Civic Offices: Front section only

From 6pm on Thursday, June 29 to 11pm on Saturday, July 1:

  • Civic Offices: Rear section
  • Civic Plaza

From 6pm on Friday, June 30 to 11pm on Saturday, July 1:

  • Yarra
  • Wardall

From 6pm to 11pm on Friday, June 30 and from 6pm to 11pm on Saturday, July 1:

  • Cleethorpes Leisure Centre rear section only