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Heading to London to watch Grimsby Town this Sunday? Leave early to avoid the 10K road closures

12:44 pm, Wednesday, 1st June 2022 - 2 years ago


It’s looking like a Super Sunday for Grimsby with Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the Ørsted Great Grimsby 10k in the morning and Grimsby Town FC in the play-off finals at the London Stadium in the afternoon.

If you are driving to London to watch Grimsby Town, please remember that roads on the 10k race route are closed from 8am to about 11:30am.

Plan your journey in advance, avoid the road closures or set off early to give yourself a smooth start to your journey to the capital.

Some roads near Grimsby Town Railway Station will also be closed, please access the station from the Frederick Ward Way side.

Main roads affected

  • Town Hall Square, Town Hall Street and East Street
  • Doughty Road
  • Abbey Road
  • Bargate, Brighowgate and Nuns Corner A1243
  • Scartho Road A1243 (including roads accessed from it)
  • Louth Road A1243 (including roads accessed from it)
  • A16 Peaks Parkway from Louth Road Roundabout to Welholme Road
  • Welholme Road to Bargate A1243

Road closure details

  • Town Hall and Doughty Road area closed from 6am
  • Race route closed from 8am. Race Starts at 9am
  • Estimate road opening times:
  • 9:30am: Town Hall, Doughty Road and Abbey Road area reopens
  • 9:30am: Bargate and Nuns Corner section reopens
  • 9:50am: Scartho Road and Louth Road A1243 reopens
  • 10:45am: A16 Peaks Parkway reopens
  • 11am: Welhome Road/Park Drive and surrounding roads reopen
  • 11:30am: All roads expected to reopen.

Neil Pattison, race director at Tape2Tape, said:

“We are delighted that Grimsby Town have reached the play off finals in London on Sunday, it’s shaping up to be a cracking day.

“The last thing we want is for travelling Town fans to be caught up in the race road closures. Please plan ahead and check if your journey will be affected.

“We will work hard to reopen roads as soon as it is safe to do so and we expect all roads to be open at 11:30am.”

More details at

A map of the race route can be found at

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