Road closures in place for Blaydon Race and Ed Sheeran concerts

Temporary road closures have been put in place starting from 8 June to 10 June for the Ed Sheeran Concert and Blaydon Race.

Ed Sheeran concert road closures

St James' Park is hosting three Ed Sheeran concerts on 8, 9 and 10 June to ensure the safety of the public travelling to and from St James' Park to attend the concert. The following roads will be closed.

Road Approximate closure time Approximate opening time
Strawberry Place (between Barrack Road and St James’ Street) 16:00hrs midnight
Back St James Street 16:00hrs midnight
Strawberry Lane 16:00hrs midnight
Terrace Place (between St James’ Street and its western junction with Leazes Terrace) 16:00hrs midnight
Leazes Terrace 16:00hrs midnight
Strawberry Place (between St James’ Street and Leazes Park Road) 23:00hrs midnight
St James’ Street and Terrace Place (between St James’ Street and its eastern junction with Leazes Terrace) 23:00hrs midnight

Blaydon Race road closures

The road closures in place for the Blaydon Race are:

Blaydon Race road closures

Road Approximate closure time Approximate opening time
Grey Street (between High Bridge and Mosley Street) 13:00hrs 16:00hrs
High Bridge (between Grey Street and Bigg Market) 13:00hrs 16:00hrs
Cloth Market (between High Bridge and Mosley Street) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Bigg Market (for its entire length) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Groat Market (for its entire length) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Mosley Street (between Dean Street and Collingwood Street) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Collingwood Street (between Westgate Road and Mosley Street) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Westgate Road (between Collingwood Street and Clayton Street) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Clayton Street West (between Westgate Road and Neville Street) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Westmorland Road (between Marlborough Crescent and Clayton Street West) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Marlborough Crescent (for its entire length) 14:15hrs 16:00hrs
Railway Street (between Marlborough Crescent and Plummer Street) 14:15hrs 16:30hrs
Plummer Street (for its entire length) 14:15hrs 16:30hrs
Scotswood Road (between New Redheugh Bridge and the Scotswood Bridge) 14:20hrs 16:30hrs
Scotswood Bridge 14:20hrs 16:30hrs