Cardiff Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 27th and with 15,000 people expected to take part in the event the city is expected to be exceptionally busy.
The following road closures will be put in place at the Civic Centre from Wednesday, March 23rd in order to set up and dismantle the race village for the event.
From 5am on Wednesday, March 23rd until midday on Tuesday, March 29th College Road will be closed from the junction with Museum Avenue to the junction with King Edward VII Avenue (access will be maintained until 6am on Saturday, 26th March)
From 5am on Thursday March 24th until midday on Tuesday, March 29th King Edward VII Avenue will be closed up to the junction with Boulevard de Nantes and to the junction with City Hall Road. Access for businesses and emergency services will be permitted from Wednesday, March 23rd until Friday March 25th and on Monday March 28th, but no access will be allowed on Saturday, March 26th or Sunday, March 27th.
From 5am on Friday March 25th until midnight on Sunday, March 27th, the following roads will be closed:
• King Edward VII (Junction with Boulevard de Nantes to the junction with City Hall Road, and from the junction with Corbett Road to the junction with City Hall Road)
• Museum Avenue from the closed end with Corbett Road to the junction with Gorsedd Gardens Road
• Gorsedd Gardens Road
• City Hall Road from its junction with Museum Avenue to its junction with North Road.
Between 4am and 12 noon on Sunday, March 27th, the following roads will be closed:
• North Road south of the junction with Boulevard de Nantes to the junction with the A4161
• The A4161 from the junction with North Road to its junction with Kingsway,
• Kingsway from the junction with the A4161 to the junction with Duke Street
• Duke Street and Castle Street
• Cowbridge Road East from the junction with Castle Street to the junction with Cathedral Road.
Between 6am and 10.45am on Sunday March 27th, the following roads will be closed:
• North Road from the junction with Colum Road to the junction with Boulevard de Nantes (access to Blackweir via Park Place/Corbett Road, northbound up North Road).
Between 10am and 3.10pm the following roads will be closed:
• Colum Road
• Park Place from the junction with St Andrews Place to the junction with Colum Road.
On both Saturday March 26th and Sunday March 27th, the following access arrangements will be facilitated:
Access only into Beatty Avenue from the junction with Lake Road North (including Jellicoe Gardens, Keyes Avenue and Tyrwhitt Crescent)
Access to and from Queen Anne Square will be managed North Road / Corbett Road.
Lady Mary Road from the junction with Maryport Road to the junction with Lake Road East.
There will be a rolling road closure from 8.30am until 3.10pm to facilitate the route on the following roads
• Cowbridge Road East from the junction with Cathedral Road to the junction with Neville Street
• Wellington Street, Leckwith Road and Sloper Road
• Penarth Road, Cardiff Bay Barrage, Harbour Drive and Roald Dahl Plas
• Bute Place, Lloyd George Avenue and Herbert Street
• Tyndall Street, East Tyndall Street and Windsor Road
• Adam Street, Fitzalan Place going across Newport Road
• West Grove, Richmond Road and Albany Road
• Marlborough Road, Pen-Y-Lan Road and Ninian Road
• Fairoak Road, Lake Road East and Lake Road West – access to Cathay’s cemetery will be facilitated via Allensbank Road up until Fairoak Road opens, when access will be re-opened via the main entrance.
• Cathays Terrace, Corbett Road and Museum Avenue
If the route is completed earlier, then these roads will be open before 3.10pm.
The bus gate on Westgate Street will be suspended for the duration of this event from 8.30am until 3.10pm on March 27th.