Remembrance Sunday 2023: Details of Manchester’s commemorations revealed including full list of road closures
Plans for Manchester's Remembrance Sunday commemorations have been revealed.
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Details of Manchester’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations have been revealed, including the full list of city centre road closures.
The annual event will take place at the Cenotaph on St. Peter’s Square, from 10:30am-12pm on Sunday 12 November. It is free to attend.
Veterans and military personnel will march from John Dalton Street to the Cenotaph, then there will be a service there at 11am. A 105mm gun will also mark the beginning and end of a two-minute silence at 11am. ]
Anyone who wants to observe the commemorations but is unable to get into the city centre will be able to watch The Exhortation, The Last Post and two-minute silence from home via online live stream, which will begin at 10:45am. More information can be found on the Manchester City Council website.
Road closures, parking and trams
The following road closures will be in place from 7am and 1pm on Sunday 12 November, 2023:
John Dalton Street (Deansgate to Cross Street)
Princess Street (Cross Street to Portland Street) – hard closure at Back George Street
Cross Street (Princess Street to King Street)
Peter Street (Deansgate to Oxford Street) – hard closure at Watson Street
Oxford Street (Peter Street to Portland Street) – hard closure at Hale Street
Mount Street (Windmill Street to Albert Square)
Museum Street (Windmill Street to Peter Street)
Southmill Street (Windmill Street to Albert Square)
Bootle Street (Deansgate to Mount Street)
Lloyd Street (Deansgate to Southmill Street)
Jackson’s Row (Deansgate to Southmill Street)
Central Street (Southmill Street to Mount Street)
Cooper Street (Kennedy Street to Princess Street)
West Mosley Street (Booth Street to Princess Street)
Bow Lane (Clarence Street to Princess Street)
St James’s Square (South King Street to John Dalton Street)
Ridgefield (Mulberry Street to John Dalton Street).
Parking in all bays in these areas will also be suspended from 8pm on Saturday 11 November to 5pm on Sunday 12 November, 2023.
There will be no trams running through St Peter’s Square between 10.02am and 12.30pm. More information will be available closer to the time via Transport for Greater Manchester.