PSNI announce details of Derry Road closures ahead of “Lundy’s Day”

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The PSNI has said there will be temporary road closures to facilitate the annual Lundy's Day parade in Derry city centre tomorrow.

The annual Shutting of the Gates commemorations will take place between 11.30am and 4.45pm.

At 11:30 am tomorrow morning 29 Bands will depart from Duke Street, Craigavon Bridge, Carlisle Road, Hawkin Street, London Street, Bishop Street, and Society Street

Carlisle Road and City bound top deck of Craigavon Bridge will be closed for approximately 40 minutes

30 bands will then leave Society Street, Bishop Street, The Diamond, Ferryquay Street, Carlisle Road, Carlisle Square, Wapping lane, Kennedy Place, Hawkin Street, London Street into the cathedral at 1.15pm

The Diamond, Carlisle Road, and the top deck of the bridge will be closed for approximately 40 minutes

At 3pm 30 bands will form up on Bishop Street, then London Street, Kennedy Place, Wapping Lane, Carlisle Road, Ferryquay Street, The Diamond, Bishop Street for the burning of the effigy.

The top deck and city centre area will be closed for approximately 45-60 minutes - when parade is in Bishop Street for the burning, traffic will be allowed to flow elsewhere in the city centre.

Finally at 4.45pm the parade returns to Duke Street via London Street, Kennedy Place, Wapping Lane, the top deck of Craigavon Bridge and Duke Street.

The bridge's top deck and Duke Street will be closed for a short time.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said that they are grateful for the patience and understanding of those attending the parade, local residents, and local business owners and staff.