Road Closures

Road Closures for the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon will be in place from 08:45 until 16:15.

 

The roads affected are:

  • Markeaton Lane
  • A38 sliproad onto Kedleston Road
  • Kedleston Road from the junction of Markeaton Lane to Five Lamps (both sides of road)
  • Garden St (both lanes)
  • A6 sliproad off St Alkmunds Way
  • Queen St
  • Irongate
  • St Mary’s Gate
  • Jury St
  • Walker Lane
  • Cathedral Road

 

Cars will not be able to access Kedleston Road from the A38 sliproad after 08:45.

Cars will not be able to access the A6 from St Alkmunds Way after 08:45.

Access in to the city centre from the A6 at Palm Court Island should not be affected.

HOWEVER, there will be no right turn for taxis and buses into Queen St from A6/King St due to cyclists on the other side of the road.

West Avenue and St Michael’s Lane will be two way for the duration of the event.

Residents along the route have been informed and special parking arrangements made for those who are implicitly affected by the road closures.

Access to The Willows Sports Centre will remain open throughout the day. Entrance will be via Curzon St / Cheapside onto Bold Lane. Please take the entrance to Bold Lane Car Park (DE1 3NT) where a marshal will direct you onto a slip road that will take you to the Sports Centre.   

If you would like to come along and support the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon you can park in the car parks below.  Car sharing is recommended.

Car Park Post Code Distance from Markeaton Park Spaces Price
Kingsway Barracks DE22 3FJ 5 min walk 400 Free
Park Farms Shopping Centre DE22 2QN 5 min walk 180 Free.  Lower level only.
University of Derby DE22 1GB 2 min walk 300 Free
PLEASE NOTE THE UNIVERSITY OF DERBY CAR PARK IS WITHIN THE ROAD CLOSURE ZONE. YOU ARE ABLE TO PARK YOUR CAR UP UNTIL 08:45 BUT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO LEAVE AGAIN UNTIL 16:00 WHEN THE EVENT FINISHES AND THE ROADS ARE OPEN AGAIN.

SPACES IN THE MAIN CAR PARK AT MARKEATON ARE VERY LIMITED AND MUST BE LEFT AVAILABLE FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC.  IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO USE ALTERNATIVE CAR PARKS AS OUTLINED ABOVE.

City Centre Car Parks

All Car parks in the City will remain open during the day. The only changes to access will be for:

·       Chapel Street Car Park (access via St Alkmunds Way / Cathedral Rd onto Chapel St)

·       Bold Lane Car Park (access via Curzon St / Cheapside onto Bold Lane)

Parking In Derby

If you would like to park in the City Centre, Trent Barton will be putting buses on from the bus station out to Allestree every hour on the hour.  As parking is limited at Markeaton Park this would be our recommended way of travelling to watch the triathlon on Sunday 23rd July.

Other Info

Bus Routes

No Allestree service along Kedleston Road inbound or outbound.  Diversionary route will be in place.

THE SIXES service along Duffield Road (from Belper) will only be able to go inbound (from the Palm Court island into the city centre) the outbound service (from the city centre) will have to divert via Mansfield Road.

For more information on the Allestree bus route please visit www.trentbarton.co.uk/updates

Crematorium

Access to Markeaton Crematorium will be limited due to the road closure, access via the footpath from Ashbourne Rd (A52) will be open, to ensure less able visitors are given the usual 5 hours access to the Book of Remembrance facilities the opening times will be extended until 9pm. Further enquiries to bereavement@derby.gov.uk.