Parking Restrictions and Road Closures:
On the morning of Saturday 22 October, the Great South Run 5K Runwill take place from 10.30am. Road closures will be in place on Clarence Esplanade from South Parade to Clarence Pier, Pier Road south of Duisburg Way and Avenue de Caen. Western Parade will be closed from 9am-11.15am to remove any vehicles in the area with parking restrictions.
Parking restrictions will be enforced on Sunday 23 October from 6am in Pier Road, Gordon Road, Pembroke Road, High Street, Clarence Parade – all pay & display spaces outside of Home Heights to the junction of Auckland Road West, 5 spaces to the West and 16 spaces to the East either side of the dropped kerb by the gate on to Southsea Common; 3 spaces outside of number 3, The Turret and 4 spaces opposite number 7, Clarence Parade – and South Parade (from the junction of Eastern Villas Road to the junction of Clarendon Road and all spaces on the south side adjacent to The Dell gardens).
20 parking spaces opposite numbers 1 – 4, Western Parade will be suspended throughout the weekend and a vehicle tow away will begin at 9am on Saturday morning.
Please note that any vehicles left in an area that has been suspended with a tow away sign, or obstructing the highway on any part of the course, will be removed to Victoria Avenue/Victoria Avenue Spur. Notices will be displayed the week prior to the event. Once the race has passed by, these restrictions will be removed.
Please be advised that any vehicle parked in a suspended area, or obstructing the highway, may receive a Penalty Charge Notice in addition to being removed.
Free parking for residents, with valid permits for the areas where parking is suspended, will be available on Southsea Common east of Pier Road on Race Day from 6am until 4pm.
Road Closures will be in place on each section of the race route around the city from 9.45am on Sunday 23 October and will be removed when it is safe to do so. Full traffic diversion signage will be in place at all locations affected by road closures. The competitors will pass through the Old Portsmouth and Southsea seafront area between 10.20am and 1pm approximately.
Further details of all road closures are on the ‘Traffic Regulation Orders 2016’ page of our website www.portsmouth.gov.uk. Closures for this event are listed No 2 – ‘Special Events Notice’
Thank you for your co-operation in this matter and apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.