Travelling To Lincoln



A1 and A46 east from Newark
A57 east from Sheffield
A15 south from M180 Scunthorpe and Hull
A15 north from Sleaford
A46 south from Grimsby



Lincoln Central station with mainline connections from Newark.

Regional connections include Nottingham, Grantham, Skegness, Grimsby and Birmingham.



In order to provide a safe race both for the competitors and the public the following arrangements are in place for the duration of the race.


The following roads are closed to all non-race traffic:

West Parade (east), Motherby Lane, Hungate, Michaelgate, Wordsworth Street, Drury Lane (part), Castle Hill,  Bailgate, Yarborough Crescent, Yarborough Road, Fen Lane, Burton,  the A57 in both directions from the A46 by-pass to Saxilby. Diversions will be in place via Skellingthorpe and Doddington to and from the A46, B1398 Burton Road, from Tillbridge Lane to Burton, diversions via the A15.


The following roads are subject to a one way order where traffic will only be allowed in the same direction as the event:

  •  Long Leys Road (access only from A57)
  • Yarborough Road (from Upper Long Leys Road to The Avenue)
  • The Avenue.


Traffic on the following roads will be subject to police controls and will be delayed whilst the riders use that part of the circuit:

  • Newport
  • Burton Road
  • Burton Village local traffic



Parking in Castle Square is closed, but please use the nearby local car parks which are just a short walk to the heart of the action. The details are: -
Westgate 1 -  LN1 3BG - Pay by Phone location 7851
Westgate 2 - LN1 3BG -  Pay by Phone location 7846
Westgate 3 - LN1 3BJ - Pay by Phone location 7847
The Lawn - LN1 3BU - Pay by Phone location 7851 - Electric vehicle charging available at this site
St Paul's Lane - LN1 3AL - Pay by Phone location 7848
All Car Parks shown will be accessible fully
On May 8th a formal No Parking/No Waiting Order will be in place on various Roads in and around uphill Lincoln. Any vehicles parked in a dangerous position on both days may be moved by the authorised Contractors, under Local Authority powers.
It would be most helpful if householders on the race route will again co-operate by not parking on the road side. This can cause an accident amongst the cyclists. The Race Organisers really appreciate your ongoing help in this important safety matter.


Motorists wishing to avoid delays should use alternative routes.

South - North traffic should use Lindum Hill and Wragby Road.

Traffic coming in to Lincoln on the A15 should join the A46 By Pass to the A158 junction and then in to Lincoln via Wragby Road.

Traffic leaving Lincoln towards the A15 should take Nettleham Road to the A46 By Pass.

Traffic leaving Lincoln to the west should use Doddington Road or Skellingthorpe Road to join the A57. All diversions will be fully signed.


Please assist by observing the Police and Race Marshals instructions.

The race organisation thanks you for your co-operation in implementing the above without which this exciting event could not take place.


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