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Road Closures in Hyde Park

The Royal Parks have informed the FriendsHPKG that South Carriage Drive and West Carriage Drive will be subject to closures during the upcoming Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park concert series.

The current terrorist threat level remains at severe. We have been working with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to review our security measures and we 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.

To clarify:

  • West Carriage Drive – will be closed from 11.00am on the 6 and the 7, 8, 13,14 and 15, July.
  • North Carriage Drive – Normal and advanced agreed road closures are already in place between, June 18 and 24 July.
  • South Carriage Drive – For the safety and security of all park visitors we have also taken the decision to synchronise the closure South Carriage Drive with West Carriage Drive as stated above.

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

The Royal Parks recognise that the closures will cause disruption and they apologise in advance for this. They will be working closely with Westminster City Council, Transport for London and MPS, as well as local and national press to advise the public of the road closures and dissuade people from driving to the area on those days. Our event partners will also advise ticket holders to use public transport.

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