Road Closure Arrangements – Winterval 2022

Notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council, in exercise of its powers pursuant to Section 75 Roads Act 1993, propose to close the following roads to through traffic to facilitate the Winterval 2022 Christmas Festival:

  • From 11pm Monday 7th November 2022 until 11pm Sunday 8th January 2023 the following street will be closed for the Winterval Christmas Market:
    • Arundel Square – L5532 (from its junction with Peter Street to Conduit Lane).
      Please Note: The Bus Stop and Taxi Rank on Peter Street will operate as normal.
  • From 11am Monday 14th November 2022 until 11pm Friday 30th December 2022 the following street will be closed for the Winterval Santa Installation.
    • Michael Street (North) – L-1527 (from it’s junction with Lady Lane and Patrick St)
  • On Friday 18th November 2022 from 2pm until 7pm the following streets will close for the arrival of Santa Claus and the switching on of the Christmas Lights.
    • Barronstrand Street – L91092
    • Broad Street – L91092
    • Great Georges Street – L-90352
  • On Friday 18th November 2022 from 3:30pm until 6pm the following streets will close for the arrival of Santa Claus and the switching on of the Christmas Lights.
    • Peter Street – L-5531
    • Patrick Street – L-1525 (from its junction with Mayors Walk)
    • Bakehouse Lane – L5530

Note: Between 4pm and 4:30pm Friday 18th November there may be significant delays outbound on The Quay and through traffic should divert via Ashe Road.

  • On the following times & dates the roads below will be closed to facilitate the Winterval Market & Cultural Quarter Events:
    • 9pm Thursday 17th November until 10pm Sunday 20th November
    • 9pm Thursday 24th November until 10pm Sunday 27th November
    • 9pm Thursday 1st December until 10pm Sunday 4th December
    • 9pm Thursday 8th December until 10pm Sunday 11th December
    • 9pm Thursday 15th December until 10pm Friday 23rd December
    • O’Connell Street (L1502), Gladstone Street (L5501), Sargents Lane (L-15023)
    • Access to Jenkins Lane & Little Patrick Street Car Parks shall be via Thomas Hill & Meeting House Lane. Access to the Quays shall be via Ballybricken or Penrose Lane.
  • On Wednesday 21st December 2022 from 4pm until 11pm the following public Car Park and Roads shall close to facilitate a public outdoor Winterval Solstice Event.
    • Thomas Hill (L15021) – There will be no access to Thomas Hill from Francis Street, access from O’Connell Street shall be unaffected.
    • Meeting House Lane (L15022) – Residential Access only
    • Jenkins Lane Car Park (L90356) – All cars must vacate by 6pm
    • Little Patrick Street (L90355)
  • Each Saturday from Saturday 19th November 2022 until Friday 16th December 2022 the Applemarket will the host of the Santa’s Elves Christmas letter Collection Winterval Event and other events. Residential and Emergency Access to Spring Garden Alley will be unaffected. The usual road closures for the Applemarket will apply.

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