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Roads closures and travel advice for the Stereophonics and Tom Jones

Roads closures and travel advice for the rescheduled Welsh music legends concert taking place this week.

Stereophonics and Tom Jones will be performing at Principality Stadium on Friday June 17thand Saturday June 18thand to facilitate these events, a full city centre road closure will be in place on health and safety grounds to ensure people can safely enter and leave the stadium after the concerts.

On June 17th, there will be a full city centre road closure from 2.30pm until12.30am. On Saturday June 18th, the road closure will be put in place slightly earlier, from 12 noon until 12.30am.

Those attending these concerts are strongly advised to travel into the city early, leave large bags at home and pay attention to the prohibited items listed at before they travel into the city.

Road closures

From 7am, access to Scott Road and Park Street will be managed to ensure vehicles do not park in the road closure area.

The following roads will be closed as part of the full city centre road closure:

  • Kingsway from its junction with North Road to its junction with Duke Street.
  • Cowbridge Road East from its junction with Cathedral Road to its junction with Westgate Street.
  • Tudor Street from its junction with Clare Road to its junction with Wood Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted via Fitzhammon Embankment.)
  • Plantagenet Street and Beauchamp Street from their junctions with Despenser Place to their junctions with Tudor Street (access for residents and traders will be permitted.)
  • The following roads will be closed in their entirety: Duke Street, Castle St, High Street, St Mary Street, Caroline Street, Wood Street, Central Square, Westgate Street, Quay Street, Guildhall Place, Golate, Park Street, Havelock Street and Scott Road.
  • Station Terrace and Guildford Street from the junction with Newport Road to the junction with Churchill Way will be access for buses only during the times of the road closures. This is to ensure that there is reliable access for buses to the satellite points in Churchill Way.

Civic Centre: Access to part of the Civic Centre will be controlled throughout the day, with access allowed only for event parking, limited commuter parking, loading and access to private car parks.

Roads affected include King Edward VII Avenue, Museum Avenue, City Hall Road, College Road and Gorsedd Gardens Road.

Penarth Road (back of Cardiff Central Train Station) from the junction of St Mary Street through to the entrance off Penarth Road will close between 9pm and midnight to help TfW with the queuing fans.

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