Hundreds of visitors are expected to welcome the King and Queen Consort to York next week.
On Wednesday 9 November, King Charles III and Camilla will arrive in the city via the traditional royal entrance of Micklegate Bar.
They will then go on to York Minster to unveil a statue of the late Queen.
The King and Queen Consort will arrive in York late morning and depart early afternoon.
City centre roads will be closed during the Royal visit, as follows:
- 9.30am – 11.30am: Micklegate Bar from Nunnery Lane (Punch Bowl/Wetherspoons pub) to opposite corner Deloris restaurant (Blossom St), Bar Lane and on Micklegate at the junction with Priory Street. Diversions will be via Holgate Road and Scarcroft Road.
- 9.30am – 11.30am: Closures at Priory Lane, Trinity lane, Barker Lane and St Martin Lane
- Approx 10.30am: The King and Queen Consort will be entering the city via Tadcaster Road, so routes along this area will be affected by temporary road closures for around 10-15minutes.
- After The King and Queen Consort have entered the city, they will be travelling to the Minster via Micklegate, Tanner Row and Tanner Street junction, George Hudson Street, Rougier Street. Lendal Bridge and St Leonard’s Place (all one-way closures). Routes along this area will be affected by temporary road closures for around 10-15minutes.
- 9.30am – 1pm Duncombe Place
- Early afternoon: The King and Queen Consort will be exiting the city via the A19 so routes along this area will be affected by temporary road closures for around 10-15 minutes
City walls closed
For public safety, barriers will be installed at Micklegate Bar on Tuesday 8 November, as well as Duncombe Place.
The City Walls will be temporarily closed between Lendal Bridge and Victoria Bar, until noon.
Visitors and residents are advised to plan ahead before they travel.
For information on bus travel, visit the bus operators’ websites direct. All Park and Ride services will be running, apart from Poppleton P&R, which remains closed following it being used as a Covid test centre.
Askham Bar P&R will be affected by the road closures, so bus users are advised to plan ahead.
Nunnery Lane Car Park will remain open, but access into and out of the car park will be via Nunnery Lane (Bishopthorpe Road/Skeldergate Bridge) during the temporary road closures.
The council has put all the details on a royal visit page on its website.