Manchester Marathon 2023: road closures and disruptions to bus services - full list of travel advice

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The Manchester Marathon takes place today and manny roads will be closed throughout the day- here’s what you need to look out for

The Manchester Marathon is one of the biggest events on the sporting calendar for the city. Thousands of runners will take to the streets, and thousands more will watch on.

As with previous years, the Manchester Marathon can only take place safely for runners and spectators if there are a number of road closures. Organisers have worked to limit the disruption, but some roads will need to be closed for many hours to ensure this safety.

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Some roads are set to be closed from Saturday April 15 until late on race day. This is Sunday April 16.

Below we have the full list of roads closed, including when roads will reopen. Here’s what you need to know.

10am on Saturday April 15 2023 and 11.59am on Sunday April 16 2023

  • Brian Statham Way
  • A5014 Talbot Road
  • Warwick Road

8am on Saturday April 15 2023 and 11.59am on Sunday April 16

  • Brian Statham Way
  • Warwick Road

3am and 11.59am on Sunday April 16 2023

Stretford and Urmston

A5014 Talbot Road A5104 Chester Road A5063 White City WayChester RoadCity RoadA5067 Stretford RoadEast Union Street Northumberland Road Chorlton Street Nuttall StreetB5217 Seymour Grove Elisnore Road Tennis Street Lime GroveAyres Road Kings Road Rye Bank Road Lime Road Ashley Avenue A56 Cross Street A56 Bridgewater Way A56 Chester Road A5063 Trafford Road Pamona Strand Trafford Wharf Road Victoria Place Sir Alex Ferguson WayWaterside A5081 Wharfside Way Davyhulme Road East Derbyshire LaneA5145 Edge Lane A5145 Kingsway A5181 Barton Road

Whalley Range

B5218 Upper Chorlton Road Eggerton Road North Wood Road Sylvan Avenue

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Royce Road B5218 Chorlton Road A5067, Stretford Road A5067 Chorlton Road Jackson Crescent Lower Moss Lane Barrack Street Hulme Hall Road Manson Avenue Malt Street Elesmere Street Trentham Street Princess Street Cornbrook Road


A56 Bridgewater Viaduct A56 Deansgate A57(M) Westbound off slipA57(M) Eastbound off slip Castlegate Great Jackson Street Deansgate Castle Street B6469 Whitworth Street West Bridgewater StreetTrafford Street A6143 Liverpool Road Great Bridgewater Street Tonman Street Camp Street St John Street A34 Quay Street A34 Peter Street A34 Oxford Street Jerusalem Place Watson Street Marron Place

Altrincham and Sale West

A56 Washway Road A56 Manchester Road The DriveDe Quincey Road B5165 Park Road Attenburys Lane Moss Lane Heyes Lane Grange Road Stockport RoadB5165 Thorley Lane Wood Lane,A560 Stockport Road A560 Woodlands Road Oakfield Road Moss Lane A538 Barrington Road A538 Stamford New Road A538 Railway Street Stamford Street Victoria Street Kingsway Post Office Street Market Street Regent Road Grosvenor Road A560 Shaftsbury Avenue A560 Altrincham Road

Wythenshawe and Sale East

Chapel Road Ashfield Road B5166 Ashton Lane B5166 Sibson RoadA6144 Harboro Way A6144 Marsland Road Eastway Woodhouse Lane Brooklands Road Wendover Road Maple Road Cranleigh Drive Norris Road Woodbourne Road Whitehall Road Hope Road West Grove Wardle Road Georges Road Beaufort Road Cromer Road Derbyshire Road Irlam Road Broad Road Woodlands Road B5166 Northenden Road B5166 School Road B5166 Springfield Road Tatton RoadTatton Place

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Chorlton and Chorlton Park

Ryebank RoadHampton Road A6010 Wilbraham Road Oswald Road Whitelow Road Manchester Road Brundretts Road B5217 Barlow Moor Road Nicolas Road B5217 Manchester Road Stretford Road Brantinham Road Kensington Road Railway Terrace Buckingham RoadStratton Road

11pm on Saturday April 15 2023 and 11.59pm on Sunday April 16

A5104 Chester Road B5217 Seymour Grove B5218 Upper Chorlton Road B5218 Chorlton Road A5067 Chorlton RoadA56 DeansgateA34 Peter Street Mount Street A34 John Dalton Street A56 Cross Street A56 Washway Road A56 Manchester Road B5165 Park Road B5165 Stockport RoadSeymour Grove, Timperley A560 Stockport RoadWoodlands Road A538 Stamford New RoadRegent Road Market Street Kingsway, Altrincham Stamford StreetA560 Shaftesbury AvenueAimson Road East B5165 Thorley Lane Brooklands Road Marsland Road Derbyshire RoadB5166 Northenden Road B5166 School RoadTatton RoadTatton Place Chapel Road A5145 Edge LaneA6010 Wilbraham Road B5217 Barlow Moor Road B5217 Manchester Road

Manchester Marathon 2023 takes place on April 16 Manchester Marathon 2023 takes place on April 16
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Public transport

Race organisers recommend using Manchester’s public transport links to get around on event day. This includes using the city Metrolink tram network.

Transport for Greater Manchester says that the nearest stop to the start line for the Marathon is Old Trafford, located on the Altrincham line. Services operate at a six-minute frequency on the Altrincham line. Alternatively, you may wish to travel to Trafford Bar or Imperial War Museum for the start line. No stations will be closed for the marathon.

However, participants are advised not to travel to Wharfside, Exchange Quay or Pomona. This is because you will not be able to cross the race route to reach the start point.

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