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Road closure - Christmas Tree Lighting Events 2021

Road closure - Christmas Tree Lighting Events 2021
17 November 2021

The Orkney Islands Council (Christmas Tree Lighting Events) (Temporary Closure) Order 2021

Orkney Islands Council has made the above-named Order under Section 62 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to ensure the safety of the public and road users to enable Christmas tree lighting events in Kirkwall, Stromness and St Margaret’s Hope to be held in safety.

The Order will be in operation from Friday 26 November 2021, between the hours of 18:00 to 20:00 in respect of St Margaret’s Hope and its effect will be to close Cromarty Square, St Margaret’s Hope, when required.

The Order will be in operation from Wednesday 1 December 2021, between the hours of 17:30 to 19:30 in respect of Stromness and its effect will be to close: (1) Ferry Road, from Stromness Ferry Terminal car park to Victoria Street; (2) John Street, from No 27 John Street to Victoria Street; (3) Victoria Street, from John Street to Church Road; and (4) Church Road, one way only to enable traffic to travel from Victoria Street to Franklin Road, all being roads in Stromness, when required.

The Order will be in operation from Saturday 4 December 2021, between the hours of 17:00 to 18:30 in respect of Kirkwall and its effect will be to close: (1) Albert Street, from Laing Street to Broad Street; (2) Broad Street; (3) Castle Street; (4) Palace Road, from Watergate to Broad Street; (5) Victoria Street, from Broad Street to Watergate; and (6) Tankerness Lane, one way section only, all being roads in Kirkwall, when required.

Traffic signs will be erected to indicate when a road is closed.

 

John W Mundell.

Interim Chief Executive.

Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY.

18 November 2021.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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