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The hugely popular FREE fireworks event will take place on Thursday 5 November on Clapham Common – with events taking place at the same time on Brockwell Park and Streatham Common.

Below is notice of traffic restrictions however it is important to note their will be additional restrictions for tube travel with restrictive access to local tube stations.

In past years following the fireworks Clapham High Street becomes incredibly packed so it is wise to avoid the area if you are driving or add time to your journey.

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN CLAPHAM COMMON NORTH SIDE, DULWICH ROAD, LONG ROAD, NORWOOD ROAD, OLD TOWN, ROOKERY ROAD, STREATHAM COMMON SOUTH, THE PAVEMENT AND WINDMILL DRIVE AND TEMPORARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN ROOKERY ROAD, STREATHAM COMMON SOUTH AND WINDMILL DRIVE FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAYS

1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the London Borough of Lambeth, subject to the agreement of the Council of the London Borough of Wandsworth and Transport for London, intend to make Orders the general effect of which would be on Thursday 5th November 2009:-
(a) to temporarily ban vehicles from entering or waiting in:-
(i) that length of Rookery Road which lies between Clapham Common South Side
and Long Road (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham
Common South Side, The Avenue, Clapham Common West Side and Clapham
Common North Side);
(ii) Streatham Common South (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via
Streatham High Road and Baldry Gardens and vice versa);
(iii) Windmill Drive (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham
Common South Side and The Avenue and vice versa);
(b) at certain times to temporarily ban vehicles from entering:-
(i) Clapham Common North Side between Cedars Road and Orlando Road (an
alternative route for vehicles would be available via Long Road, Clapham Common
South Side, Clapham High Street, Clapham Road, Union Road, Wandsworth
Road, North Street and Old Town and vice versa);
(ii) Long Road between Clapham Common South Side and Clapham Common North
Side (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Clapham Common
North Side, Old Town, North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham
Road and Clapham High Street);
(iii) Old Town between the south-eastern kerb-line of Grafton Square and its junction
with The Pavement (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via The
Polygon, Old Town, North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham Road
and Clapham High Street);
(iv) The Pavement (an alternative route for vehicles would be available via Old Town,
North Street, Wandsworth Road, Union Road, Clapham Road and Clapham High
Street),
(v) The slip road fronting the Herne Hill entrance to Brockwell Park linking Norwood Road with Dulwich Road.

2 The Orders would only apply at such times and to such extent as shall be indicated by the placing of the appropriate traffic signs. In practice it is anticipated that the bans referred to in paragraph 1(a) (i), (ii), and (iii) above would have effect from approximately 4 pm until approximately 10.00 pm and that the bans referred to in paragraph 1(b) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv) above would only have effect at certain times from approximately 7.20 pm until approximately 8.15 pm and that the ban referred to in paragraph 1(b) (v) above would have effect from approximately 6pm until 10pm but if it is deemed necessary in the interest of public safety the Orders may also have effect at other times.

3 The prohibition referred to in paragraph 1(a) (iii) above in relation to vehicles entering Windmill Drive would not apply to any vehicle requiring access to or egress from properties in Windmill Drive.

4 The prohibitions are necessary because of the likelihood of danger to the public which would otherwise be caused by an increase in traffic and parked vehicles, as a consequence of fireworks displays on Clapham Common and Streatham Common.

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