Road Closures

Find out more about the road closures at Loughborough Cycling Festival and how it may impact you.

There is a British Cycling youth national series and elite cycle race taking place around campus on Saturday 4th June 2022. There will be a full road closure around some parts of the university campus. The road closure will be enforced at 07:00, and the campus will not re-open until approximately 18:30. There will be no impact on pedestrian access but a number of roads will be closed.

If you need to use your vehicle on campus on Saturday 4th June or require a delivery on this date please read the guidance below as it will have an major impact on the East side of the campus. 

Which parts of the campus will be closed?

There will be a full road closure around some parts of the East Park, please see the map below. The West Park will remain unaffected and there will be a one-way system around the student village. Please note that there will be restrictions on vehicles entering the campus via Epinal Way. However, there are no issues with pedestrian access.

There will be no access to the following roads:

  • University Road between Main Entrance and junction by Student Services
  • Margret Keay Road between junction by the Medical Centre and junction by James France
  • East Link Road
  • Towers Way between University Road and junction with East Link Road

Halls of Residence that will be impacted

If your halls of residence are listed below please look at the restrictions in place. Once the road closures are in place there will be no opportunities to move any vehicles. 

  • Falk Egg

  • Butler Court

  • Towers

Key Information

What will happen if I try to drive onto campus through the main entrance?

The main entrance from Epinal Way will be closed for the duration of the event. Please use the west park entrance where possible. If you try to use the main entrance, you will be requested to park in the Swimming pool car park and walk onto campus.

Which car parks will be closed?

The following car parks will be closed on the day of the event:

Car Parks 5, 5a, 8, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19

Students Union Car Park (Rear)

Sir Richard Morris

Haslegrave

Admin 1

Rear of EHB

Chemistry

Falk Egg

Bridgeman Center

Design and Tech

If you need to use your vehicle on Saturday 4th June we strongly advise you move your vehicle before 07:00. You can move your car to the multistorey car park or the library car park. 

I am affected, where should I park my vehicle?

If you need to use your vehicle on Saturday 4th June we strongly advise you move your vehicle before 07:00. You can move your car to the multistorey car park or the library car park. 

What happens if I need to move a vehicle when the roads are closed?

Unfortunately, once the roads are closed at 07:00 on Saturday 4th June there will no vehicles movement around the race route. This is to ensure that the race competitors are safe. If there is any chance you need to use your vehicle on this date, please use park your vehicle in car park 1.

Will food deliveries be able to access my hall?

No vehicles will be able to access FalkEgg, Butler Court or Towers between 07:00 and 18:30. Please ensure that deliveries are scheduled outside of this period. Unfortunately, deliveries will be turned away from campus so please follow this guidance or arrange an alternative pickup point.

Will the bus service be running?

The Kinch bus service will still be running and will stop at the West Park (Holywell park) and then will divert onto Ashby Road. If you need to use the bus, please use the College bus stop. Please check the KinchBus website for further details.