East St, Silver St, West St, then onto Station Road will close from
6.15pm, there will be NO parking along these roads at all as it is the
From Hort Bridge to Riec sur Belon way will be closed from 6.45pm .
Traffic can come out from the Stonemasons and go up Canal way and out
of town by going up listers hill, they will not be able to go out of
town via Station Road.
There is no parking along Canal way from the Stone Masons to the Dr Surgery roundabout as this is an escape route if necessary.
Ditton st, Listers hill right out to Moolham Lane there will be no
waiting cones on one side so there is only parking on one side of the
road this is also to ease congestion after the carnival.
years when we have had a lot of congestion after the carnival this has
been caused by people parking where the yellow cones are. They are put
there for a reason, we don’t put them out for fun please. If there are
yellow no waiting cones please do not park there.
several carparks in the town, we run one at the doctor's surgery along
on Canal way parking is available here from 4.30pm
carnival if you have parked in any of the side road off the procession
route, WHEN you are allowed to move you will have to go in the direction
of the Yeovil you will not be allowed to go towards Taunton (South
We have no control as to when the roads will
re-open this is down to the police and they will not reopen any roads
until the crowds have dispersed and they feel it's safe to do so, as
public safety is our priority. They will endeavour to get them open as
soon and safely as possible.
Parking along the Butts the (B3168)
by the Fire station/ Ambulance station. There are no restrictions along
here but as it's inside the route you will not be able to get out until
the roads reopen then you will have to go towards Yeovil the police
quite often cone by the Old Police station and Ambulance station
themselves for emergency access.
From the roundabout by spar out
to Hort Bridge, this is the dispersal area for the floats. If you park
off this road you would only be allowed to leave when safe and it will
be in the direction of the floats out towards Southfields roundabout
We hope you enjoy the night as much as we do.
Thank you for reading this and here’s to a good Collection .