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Important Road Closure Information - Hyde Park

The Royal Parks has written to inform us that all park roads will be subject to closures during the upcoming BBC Proms in the Park and BBC Radio 2 Live concert series.
The current terrorist threat level remains at severe. The Royal Parks have been working with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to review their security measures and they have agreed that closing the roads during the concerts is an essential mitigation measure to reduce all possible risk to park visitors and concert goers. It is important to stress that there is no change to the current security threat, but it was felt that this mitigation is important to reduce all possible risks at this time.

To clarify:

  • West Carriage Drive will be closed from 11am on Saturday 8 September and 9.30am on Sunday 9 September.
  • South Carriage Drive will be closed from 11am on Saturday 8 September until 5am on Monday 10 September, taking into consideration normal Sunday road closures.
  • Normal and advanced agreed road closures will be in place on North Carriage Drive from Monday 27 August until Friday 14 September inclusive.

To facilitate the operation of these road closures The Royal Parks will be suspending all on-road parking on event days, and the Serpentine and Triangle Car Parks will be closed from 11.00 on Saturday 8 September and 9.30am on Sunday 9 September.

The Royal Parks recognise that the closures will cause disruption and would like to apologise in advance for this. The Royal Parks are extremely grateful for your ongoing support and patience at this time.

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