There are to be a number of parades/events in the Belfast area commencing the evening of Friday 1st August 2014 and running through to Sunday 3rd August 2014 which will/may have a variable impact on services.
Friday 1st August 2014;
City of Belfast Grand Chapter – An event consisting of 1 band starting at 19:00hrs from Clifton Street and proceeding via Carlisle Circus, Clifton Street, Donegall Street, Royal Avenue, North Street, Peters Hill, Shankill Road, Woodvale Road, Cambrai Street, Crumlin Road and Carlisle Circus to Denmark Street at 21:30. Police are to operate a “Stop & Go” for traffic. Services may be diverted by Metro Control depending upon the passing time of this small parade.
Ligoniel Combine – Commencing at approx. 19:30 and normal route to Woodvale Road.
Saturday 2nd August 2014;
Belfast Pride Parade - see seperate message below.
LOL No 32 Britannia – Shankill Road” – This parade is 1 band and will have a minimal impact whilst the procession passes from Berlin Street to Agness Street via the Shankill Road.
Royal British Legion - Cregagh – This parade is 1 band and will have a minimal impact whilst the procession passes across the Cregagh Road at Montgomery Road.
LOL 1056 Dundonald Purple Vine – This parade contains 4 bands & starting from the Comber Road at 14:00hrs and via Upper Newtownards Road, Ardcarn Way, Ardcarn Drive ,Abbey Park, Abbey Road, Kings Road, Old Dundonald Road, East Link, Comber Road. Again Police will operate a “Stop & Go” at junctions. Slight disruption may be observed whilst the parade is on the Upper Newtownards Road and Kings Road.
McMordie Memorial Temperance – This parade is 1 band and departs Paulett Avenue at 14:00 and via the Albertbridge Road, Newtownards Road, Holywood Road, Dundela Avenue, Belmont Road and Holywood Road to Pimms Avenue. Police “Stop & Go” and slight delays expected.
Sunday 3rd August 2014;
Feile An Phobail – This parade contains 4/6 bands, starting at 12:00 from Conway Street and via the Falls Road to Falls Park. During the parade Falls Services should operate OUT & IN via Divis Street, Westlink, M1 and Kennedy Way then as normal.
For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 9066 6630.