Ilkeston Fair – road closures and
suspension of residents’ parking schemes
Residents’ parking schemes close to Ilkeston town centre will be temporarily suspended during the
week of the 766th Charter Fair – a move which is taken every year in an effort to free-up car parking
The schemes will be suspended from Monday 15 October to Sunday 21 October inclusive,
resuming on Monday 22 October.
Streets belonging to the two residents parking schemes are:
St Mary Street Area: Burns Street, Fullwood Street, Fullwood Avenue, Gregory Street, Jackson
Avenue, New Lawn Road, St Mary Street, Wilmot Street. Queens Drive Area: Albert Street, Cedar
Park, Darwin Avenue, Queens Drive, Lissett Avenue, Moss Road.
A one-way system will be in place along Wharncliffe Road, Albert Street and Queen’s Drive to the
junction with Oakwell Drive. Diversions will be in place and signposted.
Several town centre car parks are always closed throughout the duration of Ilkeston Charter Fair
week to make way for the rides, stalls and fair vehicles. These are situated on South Street,
Pimlico, Queen Street and Gregory Street.


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