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Road closures in place as Wales face England in Cardiff

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With Wales facing England in their second friendly on Saturday, a number of road closures will be in place in Cardiff.

Those attending the rugby match are strongly advised to leave large bags at home and pay attention to the prohibited items listed on the Principality Stadium website before they travel into the city.

A full city centre road closure will be in place on Saturday from 10:45am until 5.15pm.

Road Closures

  • Scott Road and Park Street will be closed as a result of the need to prepare Gate 5 and protect queuing fans.
  • 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.)
  • Saunders Road from its junction with St Mary Street.
  • Customhouse Street throughout its length (access to private car parks will be permitted)
  • Penarth Road from its junction with Saunders Road to the entrance leading to the rear of the Central Train Station.
  • 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.

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.

Trains

Transport for Wales is advising all customers that trains in the Cardiff area are expected to be busy all day. Those travelling into the city to watch the match are advised to leave plenty of time for their journey.

There will be a full crowd management system at Cardiff Central. All Valley Lines' services will depart from the rear of the station at the Penarth Road car park. Services will have extra capacity where possible but services will be extremely limited due to when the concert finishes.

Cardiff Queen Street Station will close to outbound customers at 4.15pm and there will be a post-match queue system in place at Cardiff Central.

Buses

Cardiff Bus is advising their customers that city centre services will be displaced at 10.45am until 5.30pm. Buses displaced from stops within the closure will relocate to either Churchill Way for the east, Greyfriars Road for the north or Tudor Street for the west.

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