Bristol International Balloon Fiesta: Full list of road closures

PUBLISHED: 07:00 09 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:24 09 August 2018

Road closures are in place for Bristols Balloon Fiesta. 	Picture: paulbox

Road closures are in place for Bristols Balloon Fiesta. Picture: paulbox

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Thousands of people are expected to turn out at Bristol’s International Balloon Fiesta this week – here are the road closures and parking restrictions to be aware of.

Road closures are in place for Bristol�s Balloon Fiesta. 	Picture: paulboxRoad closures are in place for Bristol�s Balloon Fiesta. Picture: paulbox

Road closures and one way systems have been put in place in some parts of Long Ashton from today (Thursday) until Sunday.

The event starts at noon today and some 130 hot air balloons will be inflated and tethered to the ground in preparation for the first flight of the fiesta tomorrow.

Clarken Coombe, Longwood and Providence Lane and are among the roads closed currently.

The fiesta is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and popular balloons previously at the event have made a special journey to join the festivities.

Here’s a full list of road closures:

• Clevedon Road (from Beggars Bush Lane to Clarken Coombe)

• Clarken Coombe

• Ashton Road

• Longwood Lane

• Providence Lane

• Long Ashton Road (up to the B3128 junction)

• Clanage Road

• Rownham Hill

• Abbots Leigh Road

• Bridge Road

VIDEO: Watch what it is like to take off in a hot air balloon.

One way lane closures:

• Long Ashton by-pass, Bristol bound traffic only (from Colliters Way roundabout to North slip road off of the A370)

Parking restrictions apply for:

• Long Ashton Road (until Chestnut Road)

• Church Lane

• Glebe Road

• Parsonage Road

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