Birmingham 2022: Which roads are closed around Alexander Stadium for the Commonwealth Games athletics events?

Here are the Alexander Stadium road closures for the Commonwealth Games 2022 athletics events which take place until 8 August

The Commonwealth Games athletics events get underway at Alexander Stadium today (2 August) and a number of road closures are in place around the stadium.

Transport bosses are advising people to avoid the Kingsbury Road area in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham from today as thousands of sports fans head to the Alexander Stadium for the start of the track and field events. A park and ride facility for spectators has been set up at the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) site off Kingsbury Road with a fleet of shuttle buses ferrying fans to and from the stadium.

To help manage expected congestion around the JLR facility between now and the closing ceremony on Monday (August 8) bosses at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) are encouraging people to avoid the area during the start and end times of the athletics events and plan ahead accordingly.

Alexander Stadium, Birmingham

Which roads are closed around Alexander Stadium?

Restrictions are currently in place on 42 roads surrounding the stadium from 27 July to 8 August.

There are Spectator shuttle bus services from Birmingham city centre to the Alexander Stadium and from the Hawthorns Transport Hub to Sandwell Aquatics Centre and from Coventry city centre to the Coventry Stadium & Arena

For full details check out the dedicated Get Set website and online journey planner which has been set up for spectators and locals to ensure they are kept up to date on transport services.

Controlled parking restrictions will be in place on many of the roads, with no stopping restrictions also in place. These are the roads which will be affected by the closures:

  • Almond Croft - Controlled parking
  • Baltimore Road - Controlled parking
  • Beeches Road - No stopping
  • A34 Walsall Road - Controlled parking
  • Aldridge Road (n/b) - Permit access only
  • Alexander Gardens - Controlled parking
  • Dewsbury Grove - Controlled parking
  • Dorrington Green - Controlled parking
  • Elcock Drive - Permit access only
  • Fairview Avenue - Controlled parking
  • Gainsborough Road - Controlled parking
  • Glendower Road - Controlled parking
  • Hatton Gardens - Controlled parking
  • Carmodale Avenue - Controlled parking
  • Chapelwood Grove - Controlled parking
  • Church Road - Permit access only
  • Cliveden Avenue - Controlled parking
  • Coleraine Road - Controlled parking
  • Crantock Road - Controlled parking
  • Dairy Drive - Permit access only
  • Hillside Drive - Controlled parking
  • Nevin Grove - Controlled parking
  • Ipswich Crescent - Controlled parking
  • Ivybridge Grove - Controlled parking
  • Kingsdown Avenue - Controlled parking
  • Lavendon Road - Controlled parking
  • Lymedene Road - Controlled parking
  • Marathon Point - Controlled parking
  • Montana Avenue - Controlled parking
  • Nash Square - Permit access only

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