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Cardiff road closures for city centre parade on Sunday

Road Closed (Adobe Stock)

To mark the Proclamation of HM Charles III, arrangements have been made for a key public event to be held in Cardiff this Sunday, September 11.

The Proclamation of the new sovereign will take place in Cardiff Castle at noon when HM King Charles III will be formally announced in Wales as the new monarch.

Prior to the Proclamation, a Proclamation Guard made up of 26 men of the 3rdBattalion the Royal Welsh, supported by the Band of the Royal Welsh and accompanied by the regimental mascot, will march from City Hall at 11.25am along Boulevard de Nantes, North Road and Duke Street to Cardiff Castle.

The public will be able to attend the event but spaces are limited to around 2,000 people and access will be granted on a first come first serve basis. Gates are expected to open around 10am and close at 11.15am.

To safely facilitate the event and the parade, a full city centre road closure will be put in place from 7am until 2pm on September 11th.

The following roads will be closed:

  • Gorsedd Gardens Road from the junction with Park Place
  • Museum Avenue from the junction with College Road down to City Hall
  • King Edward VII Avenue up to the Glamorgan Building
  • City Hall Road in its entirety
  • Kingsway from the junction with North Road to the junction with Duke Street
  • Cowbridge Road East from the junction with Cathedral Road to the junction with Westgate Street
  • Saunders Road from the junction with St Mary Street
  • The following roads will be closed in their entirety: Duke Street; Castle Street; High Street; Westgate Street; Quay Street; Guildhall Place and Golate. Where possible access will be maintained for residents and businesses
  • King Edward VII Avenue; Museum Avenue; City Hall Road; College Road and Gorsedd Gardens Road.