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 TRAFFIC DIVERSIONS DURING THE RoM WEEK

TRAFFIC DIVERSIONS


During the festival week, a number of events will take place that will affect both vehicular and pedestrian access at certain times and in certain areas of the Burgh particularly during the Turf Cutting Ceremony and the Civic Procession when parking restrictions, temporary suspension of parking areas and road closures will be applied. There will also be some disruption to public transport services. Other events: The Church Parade, Junior Ride, Riverside Luminaire and Fireworks will have a lesser impact on traffic but are included in a comprehensive Traffic Management Plan which details the measures to be put in place to minimise disruption and maximise public safety. The full plan can be accessed at the Musselburgh Riding of the Marches Information Centre, 73 High Street, Musselburgh.

The following is a summary of the Parking Restrictions and Road Closures for key Festival Events. You can download a printable copy here.

Please note also that all bus services are being diverted around Musselburgh on Friday 29th July from 5.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. and again on Saturday 30th July from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

SUNDAY 24th JULY 2016 — INAUGURAL CHURCH PARADE & SERVICE
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
The Old Town Hall Car Park and the Car Park to the east will be closed from 10.00 a.m. until 1.30 p.m.
Parking will be prohibited from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on both sides of the High Street eastwards from Dalrymple Loan for approximately 100 m

SHORT DURATION Road Closures as the Parade Passes
Parade to the Church from 1.30 p.m.:
High Street as the Parade leaves the Old Town Hall Car Park to Newbiggin at 1.30 p.m.
Newbiggin from the High Street to Pinkie Road, Inveresk Road from Pinkie Road to Inveresk Church Lane and Inveresk Church Lane to the Church.
Parade from the Church from 3.00 p.m.:
Inveresk Church Lane as the Parade reassembles and moves off: 3.00 p.m. to 3.20 p.m.
Inveresk Road to Pinkie Road, Newbiggin from Pinkie Road to the High Street, High Street to the Rennie Bridge, Rennie Bridge and Bridge Street to Ladywell Way.

THURSDAY 28th JULY 2016 — PROCLAMATION AND JUNIOR RIDE
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
The Old Town Hall Car Park and the Car Park to the east will be closed from 11.00 a.m. until 1.30 p.m.
Parking will be prohibited from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on both sides of the Balcarres Road for its entire length.

SHORT DURATION Road Closures as the Junior Ride Passes
Ride to Balcarres Road to the Mercat Cross from 12.30 p.m.:
Assembly Area Balcarres Road, Millhill from Balcarres Road to Short Hope Street, the High Street from Short Hope Street to Pinkie Pillars.
Ride from the Mercat Cross to Balcarres Road from 1.05 p.m.:
High Street and Linkfield Road from the Mercat Cross to Loretto Corner, Millhill from Loretto Corner to Balcarres Road.
Ride from Balcarres Road to the Harbour from 3.00 p.m.
Goose Green Road from Balcarres Road to the Eskside East, Eskside East from Balcarres Road to the Electric Bridge, New Street from the Electric Bridge to Mountjoy Terrace, Mountjoy Terrace, Fisherrow Links Paths and Promenade to the Harbour.
Ride from the Harbour to Ladywell Way from: 3.25 p.m.
New Street from the Harbour to Lochend Road North, Lochend Road North, North High Street from lochend Road North to Bridge Street, Bridge Street to Ladywell Way.
Ride from Ladywell Way to Balcarres Road from: 3.55 p.m.
Ladywell Way, North High Street to Eskside West, Eskside West to the Electric Bridge, Eskside East to Goose Green Road.

FRIDAY 29 July 2016 — TURF CUTTING CEREMONY
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
The Old Town Hall Car Park and the Car Park to the east will be closed from 8.00 a.m. until 10.30 p.m.
Car Park adjacent to Roman Bridge will be closed from 4.00 p.m. until 10.00 p.m.
Parking will be prohibited from 4.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. on both sides of the following roads unless otherwise stated:
Inveresk Road (West side) from Mall Avenue
Olive Bank Road from Mall Avenue to Newhailes Road
Mall Avenue from Olive Bank Road to High Street
High Street from Mall Avenue to Linkfield Road
Linkfield Road from High Street to Millhill
Newbigging from High Street to Inveresk Road / Pinkie Road
Inveresk Road from Newbigging to Pinkie Road
Pinkie Road from Inveresk Road to Levenhall Roundabout
Ravensheugh Road. North side. 30 m both sides of access road to Levenhall Links
Ravensheugh Road. South side. From Ravensheugh Crescent to access lane at Mayville Bank
Pinkie Terrace, east side Pinkie Road to Pinkie Drive
Pinkie Drive from Pinkie Terrace to Edenhall Road
Edenhall Road, east side (including roundabout) from Pinkie Drive to Pinkie Road
Park Lane for its full length
Newbigging from Inveresk Road to Inveresk Brae
Inveresk Brae to Inveresk Village Road
Inveresk Village Road. East side. From junction with Inveresk Brae to 20 m south of the Crookston Road
Crookston Road. From Inveresk Village Road to the railway bridge
Inveresk Village Road. From Inveresk Brae westwards to St Michaels Church
Inveresk Road from Newbigging to Dalrymple Loan
Dalrymple Loan. Full length
Newhailes Road. From Olive Bank Road Roundabout to Edinburgh Road
Milton Road East. South side. 20 m both sides of junction with Brunstane Mill Road
Brunstane Mill Road. East side from Milton Road East to the bridge
Edinburgh Road. North side from a point 20 m west of entrance to Bookers Cash and Carry eastwards for a distance of 265m to a point 50m beyond the Edinburgh Road North Spur
Edinburgh Road (North Spur). Both sides. From Edinburgh Road to bend in road a distance
North High Street, from Harbour Road to Bridge Street
Bridge Street: entire length
Ladywell Way, from Bridge Street to the disabled parking bays

SHORT DURATION Road Closures as the Equestrian Cavalcade Passes
These closures will only come into effect at such times when under the instruction of a police officer in uniform.
All or parts of the following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic between the hours of 4.00 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. on Friday 29th July 2016.
Inveresk Road (North Section) From Mall Avenue
Olive Bank Road — from Mall Avenue to Newhailes Road
Mall Avenue — from Olive Bank Road to High Street
High Street — from Mall Avenue to Linkfield Road
High Street Old Town Hall Car Park. Both sides. Eastwards from Town Hall for a distance of 175 m or thereby
Linkfield Road — from High Street to Millhill
Newbigging — from High Street to Inveresk Road
Inveresk Road — from Newbigging to Pinkie Road
Pinkie Road — from Inveresk Road to Levenhall Roundabout
Ravensheugh Road — from Levenhall Roundabout to Managers Brae
Pinkie Terrace — from Pinkie Road to Pinkie Drive
Pinkie Drive — from Pinkie Terrace to Edenhall Road
Edenhall Road — Pinkie Drive to Pinkie Road
Park Lane — for its full length from Pinkie Road southwards
Newbigging — from Inveresk Road via Inveresk Brae to Inveresk Village Road
Inveresk Village Road — for its entire length from St Michael’s Parish Church to Wedderburn Terrace
Wedderburn Terrace — from A6124 southwards to junction with lane to The Grove.
Crookston Road — for its entire length from Inveresk Village Road
Inveresk Road — from Newbigging to Dalrymple Loan
Dalrymple Loan — from Inveresk Road to High Street
Newhailes Road — from Olive Bank Roundabout to Edinburgh Road
Edinburgh Road — from Newhailes Road to Milton Road East (incl. north spur)
Milton Road East — from Edinburgh Road to Brunstane Mill Road
Brunstane Mill Road — for its entire length from Milton Road East
North High Street — from Newhailes Road to Bridge Street
Bridge Street — from North High Street to High Street
Car Park adjacent to Roman Bridge

SATURDAY 30th JULY 2016 — CIVIC PROCESSION
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
The Old Town Hall Car Park will be closed from 7.00 a.m. until 4.30 p.m.
Parking will be prohibited between the hours of 7.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on both sides of the following streets unless stated otherwise:
Fisherrow Harbour Car Park: 7.00 a.m. open 9.30 a.m.
New Street — from Edinburgh Road to Harbour Road: 7.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
Harbour Road — from New Street to North High Street: 7.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
North High Street — from Newhailes Road to Bridge Street
Bridge Street — from North High Street to High Street
High Street — from Mall Avenue to Linkfield Road
Linkfield Road — from High Street to Millhill
Millhill — from Linkfield Road to Balcarres Road
Balcarres Road — for its entire length
Olive Bank Road — from Mall Avenue to Newhailes Road
Mall Avenue — from Olive Bank Road to High Street
Newhailes Road — from Olive Bank Roundabout to Edinburgh Road

Road Closures
The following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic between the hours of 7.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 30 July 2016. These closures will only come into effect at such times when under the instruction of a police officer in uniform.
Bands Parade — Short Duration as the Bands pass
Harbour Road — from New Street to North High Street
North High Street — from Newhailes Road to Bridge Street
Bridge Street — from North High Street to High Street
High Street — from Mall Avenue to Linkfield Road
Assembly
Balcarres Road — for its entire length 7.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Procession 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Millhill — from Balcarres Road to Linkfield Road
Linkfield Road — from Millhill to the High Street
High Street — from Linkfield Road to Mall Avenue
Mall Avenue — from High Street to Olive Bank Road
Olive Bank Road — from Mall Avenue to Newhailes Road
Newhailes Road — from Olive Bank Road to Edinburgh Road.
North High Street — from Newhailes Road to Bridge Street
Bridge Street — from North High Street to High Street
High Street — from Bridge Street to Linkfield Road
Linkfield Road — from High Street to Millhill
Millhill — from Linkfield Road to Balcarres Road

SATURDAY 30th and SUNDAY 31st JULY 2016 — RIVER LUMINAIRE
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
Parking will be prohibited between the hours of 4.00 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. on both sides of the following streets unless stated otherwise:
North High Street — from Links Street to Eskside West
Bridge Street— From Ladywell Way to Eskside West
Eskside West— From Bridge Street to New Street
Eskside East— From Shorthope Street south westwards for its full length
Car Park at Shorthope Street will be closed
Car Park at Eskside East will be closed

Road Closures
The following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic between the hours of 4.00 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. These closures will only come into effect at such times when under the instruction of a police officer in uniform.
North High Street — from a point 70m east of the Fishers Wynd to Eskside West.
Eskside West — from Bridge Street to New Street
Eskside East — from Shorthope Street south-westwards for its full length

SUNDAY 31st JULY 2016 — FIREWORKS FINALE
Parking, Waiting and Loading Restrictions
Parking will be prohibited between the hours of 8.00 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. on both sides of the following streets unless stated otherwise:
Links View — From New Street to the Promenade
New Street — From Links View to Eskside West
James Street (including the junction with Eskside East) from Eskside East to Millhill

Road Closures
The following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic between 8.00 p.m. and 11.30 p.m.
These closures will only come into effect at such times when under the instruction of a police officer in uniform.
Mountjoy Terrace — for its entire length