If you are visiting Bury St Edmunds during this week’s Christmas Fayre, you may not be able to follow your usual route through town.
Assuming you are not flying into the Abbey Gardens with your reindeer, you need to remember that some streets will be closed for the fayre and its preparations.
As there are a provisions markets on Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Buttermarket and Cornhill will be closed on those days.
Angel Hill car park will be closed for overnight parking from 6pm on Tuesday and the road will be closed from Mustow Street traffic lights to the corner of Chequer Square from 9.30am on Wednesday until 11pm Sunday. Abbeygate Street from the Buttermarket to Angel Hill will remain closed for the same period.
Hatter Street will be closed from 10am on Wednesday until 10pm on Sunday 29 November. There will be no through traffic from Higher Baxter Street during this time.
Angel Lane will be closed from 3pm on Thursday until 10pm on Sunday but there will be access to Angel Lane via Churchgate Street for residents and businesses.
Chequer Square will be closed for parking from 8am on Friday until 7pm on Sunday, but overnight parking will be available between 8pm and 8am on Friday and Saturday, though any cars left after 8am will be towed away.
Ram Meadow and Shire Hall carparks will be open normally over the weekend but Ram Meadow will not be locked at 10pm.
A few parking areas are suspended from 6pm Thursday. They are: Crown Street’s resident parking bays and disabled bay between Churchgate Street and Honey Hill; Honey Hill’s limited waiting bay and one of the permit holders bays on the north side on Honey Hill near St Marys Church.
However, there will be additional parking in and around the town.
For full fayre details visit www.burystedmundschristmasfayre.co.uk