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Road Closures

Diwali Switch On Ceremony

Sunday 4th November

Belgrave Road will be closed from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Belgrave flyover will be closed from 11.00am until 9.30pm to enable the stage to be set up at the northern end of the flyover.

Diwali Day

Tuesday 13th November

Belgrave Road, including the flyover will be closed to traffic from 6.00pm until 9.30pm.


Please note that on this day the Emergency Services and Leicester City Council will need to maintain two clear routes through the Belgrave area for emergency vehicles.


The routes are: Holden Street, Ross Walk, MacDonald Road, Hildyard Road, Marjorie Street, Abbey Park Street, Harrison Road, Surrey Street, Doncaster Road, Cossington Street, Rothley Street, Rendell Road and Portsmouth Road.


Any vehicles parked on these roads, which will be marked on both sides with ‘No Waiting’ cones will be towed away. In addition any vehicle causing an obstruction on any of the side streets leading onto Belgrave Road will also be towed away. In addition to a fixed penalty, owners will be charged to recover their vehicles. There is also a daily fee for keeping vehicles for up to 21 days. Vehicles will then be sold.


To receive road closure information in large print or in Hindi, Gujarati or Punjabi, please telephone: 0116 252 7000.