Saturday 21 September - Tadcaster
Access to shops and services
The town centre will be much busier than usual. Please plan ahead, especially if you have an appointment booked or need to collect medicine from a pharmacy, for example.
Britannia car park (beside the bus station) will be closed on Saturday 21 September. Central Area car park will remain open but we expect this to be extremely busy.
Tadcaster Albion will be opening their car park from 9am, for the public to use. Access in and out will be restricted by the road closure between 11.30am and 2.30pm so please plan your journey around these times. There will be a charge of £2 per car.
Molson Coors will be opening their car park for the public to use. Barriers will be open from 8.45am until 6.30pm. There won’t be a charge for parking but there will be an honesty box in place for donations towards their corporate charity “Calm”.
Park and Ride
Operating between Tadcaster Grammar School (Bus Park) and Stutton Road, Tadcaster.
The Park and Ride offers an alternative to town centre parking. Free parking for around 300 cars will be available at Tadcaster Grammar School and a low floor DDA service bus, with wheelchair access, will run every 20 minutes between 10am and 4pm. Fares will be £1 each way (please note that concessions and OAP passes are not valid on this service).
Buses will run from Tadcaster Grammar school at these times:
10am, 10.20am, 10.40am, 11am, 11.20am, 11.40am, 12 noon, 12.20pm, 12.40pm, 1pm, 1.15pm, 1.30pm, 2.35pm, 2.55pm, 3.15pm, 3.25pm. This journey takes five minutes.
Buses will run from Sutton Road, Tadcaster at these times:
10.05am, 10.25am, 10.45am, 11.05am, 11.25am, 11.45am, 12.05pm, 12.25pm, 12.45pm, 1.05pm, 1.20pm, 2.30pm, 2.50pm, 3.10pm, 3.20pm, 3.40pm, 4pm.
We strongly advise walking or cycling into Tadcaster town centre to watch the race or take part in the day. A number of roads will be closed in Tadcaster - see below.
Between the hours of 11:30am and 14:30pm Coastliner will run one bus an hour in each direction. After these times they will return to normal service.
The times for theses buses will be:
Buses to York quarter to the hour
Buses to Leeds 22 mins past the hour
They'll be using a slightly different route in Tadcaster between 8am and 6pm. This means they won’t be able to get to bus stops on York Road between Little Catterton Lane or Tadcaster Industrial Estate and John Smith’s Brewery, including Tadcaster bus station.
Bus and taxi services
There'll be diversions and changes to bus timetables for services to and from Tadcaster throughout Saturday 21 September. Check bus operator websites for full details:
The taxi rank in Tadcaster will move to Westgate, opposite the Riley Smith Hall.
Pre-booked taxis are available via one of our local licensed Private Hire operators: Bridge Private Hire, Tel: 01937 834126, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirkgate and Westgate in Tadcaster will be closed from 7am until 7pm on Saturday 21 September to allow the community activities to take place. The start area along Bridge Street (from the Kirkgate junction) and Commercial Street (to the Wighill Lane junction) will be closed from 8am to 6pm. The bus station is closed from 6am to 6pm.
Find out more about the road closures along the race route here.
Friday 27 September
There will be rolling road closures along the route during this day of racing. We expect these to be around 45 minutes each time. Please plan ahead and expect some delays.