Traffic restrictions in place for Creamfields Music Festival

VARIOUS traffic restrictions will be in place for motorists and pedestrians as the Creamfields music festival arrives in Daresbury.

The dance music festival takes place at the end of next month from Thursday August 25th to Sunday August 28th.

Warrington Borough Council has announced the temporary restrictions that will be in place before and during the festival.

The restrictions that will be in place from August 25, for five days, are as follows:

  • The entire length or road of Hatton Lane, Underbridge Lane and Warrington Road will be closed.
  • Daresbury Lane will close from its junction with Warrington Road to the borough boundary with Halton
  • Hobb Lane will close from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to the borough boundary with Halton
  • Holly Hedge Lane will close from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to its junction with Runcorn Road
  • Old Chester Road will close from its northern junction with the A56 Chester Road to its junction with Walton Lea Road
  • Park Lane will close from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to its junction with Warrington Road
  • A 20mph speed limit will be in place on the A56 Chester Road from the borough boundary with Halton to its junctions with Old Chester Road / Runcorn Road
  • A 30mph speed limit will be in place on Daresbury Lane from its junction with Warrington Road to the borough boundary with Halton
  • The U-turn ban will be in place on Chester Road to prohibit all vehicles from driving in either direction on Chester Road between the borough boundary with Halton and its junctions with Old Chester Road / Runcorn Road
  • A clear lane will be in place the full length of Hatton Lane, Holly Hedge Lane, Pillmoss Lane, Underbridge Lane, Warrington Road
  • A clear lane will be in place at the following points: Daresbury Lane from its junction with Warrington Road to the borough boundary with Halton, Hobb Lane from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to the boundary of the borough with Halton, Park Lane from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to its junction with Warrington Road, Runcorn Road from its junction with the A56 Chester Road to its junction with Hobb Lane
  • And a footpath closure will be in place on Hatton Footpath No.12 from its junction with Hatton Lane to its junction with Gosling Close

A spokesman for Warrington Borough Council said: ‘The order will come into force from Thursday August 25, 2022, for five days, as it is signed on the spot.

“Access will be under the control of the event organizer for the duration of the works.

“Temporary diversion signs will be erected on site detailing the associated alternative routes for the duration of the works.

“The temporary restrictions are necessary to facilitate the Creamfields Music Festival.”

Jan G. Gilbert