Champions Parade: Route and details
- 11 May 2014 17:59
- Posted by @porter_mcfc
A celebration parade will be held on Monday, 12 May to mark City’s double trophy success during the 2013/14 season.
Today, the Club won their second Premier League title in the last three years, and will also celebrate their Capital One Cup triumph.
There will be an open top bus tour with the team departing from Albert Square before taking a one mile route through the city centre.
Albert Square will be open to the public from 4pm on a non-ticketed, first come first served basis.
The parade bus is expected to leave from Albert Square at 6.30pm. All timings are estimates.
It will travel along the following route:
Pre-parade player presentation and trophy list in Albert Square: 17:00 – 18:30
Albert Square: Parade start 18:30
Peter Street: 18:50
Exchange Square (END): 19.40
Road closures, will take place as follows:
Albert Square, Mount Street, Princess: 11.00 – 21.30
John Dalton Street, Cross Street: 11:00 – 20.00
Peter Street: 14:00 – 20.00
Deansgate: Whitworth St West to Peter St: 15.00 – 20.00
Deansgate: Peter Street to St Mary's Gate: 15:00 – 21.30
Deansgate: St Mary’s Gate to Cateaton St: 17.30 – 21.30
People travelling in and out of the city centre during the late afternoon and evening are being advised to expect some disruption to roads and public transport services and to consider this when planning their journeys. For information about changes to public transport visit tfgm.com
Parking suspensions will be in operation along the route and on some streets adjacent to the route:
Peter St, Mount Street
Cateaton St , Bootle St, Lloyd St, Jacksons Row, Queen St, John Dalton, Southmill St, (Windmill St to Peter St), Lower Byrom St,
Disabled Bays on Central Street will be relocated to Kennedy St
Transport for Greater Manchester is advising passengers and motorists to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys. Due to the number of spectators anticipated people should expect city centre roads and bus, train and tram services to be much busier.
More information on public transport will be available at www.tfgm.com and by following @OfficialTfGM on Twitter.