The Chester Races 2016 season continues this weekend with the Grosvenor Shopping Centre Ladies Evening on Friday, June 24 and the Matthew Clark Midsummer Meeting on Saturday, June 25.

The following roads will be closed between 4.30-10.30pm on Friday

  • Nuns Road – complete length
  • City Walls Road – between Stanley Place and Lower Watergate Street to southbound traffic
  • Lower Watergate Street – between St Martin's Way and City Walls Road
  • Bridge Street – between a point 6 metres north of its junction with Feathers Lane and Watergate Street
  • Watergate Street – between Bridge Street and St Martin's Way

According the Cheshire West and Chester Council website, in addition, the following roads will be closed between 8.45-10.30pm on Friday

  • Nicholas Street – between Grosvenor Road and Watergate Street
  • St Martin's Way – between Watergate Street and Princess Street to southbound traffic

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Access to and from Sealand Road whilst the closures are in operation will be via Parkgate Road. Pedestrian access to premises situated on or adjacent to the roads will be maintained at all times.