Celebrate Aberdeen is organising it’s annual parade in celebration of Aberdeen’s third sector organisations on Saturday 26 August in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council.
The Union Street mile races for primary, secondary school children and adults will run from 10.30-11.00am, prior to the parade starting at 11.00am. The parade itself will involve 130+ charities and third sector organisations and over 1,000 participants from these organisations who will be led down the street by the Newtonhill Pipe Band starting at Albyn Place and parading the length of Union Street finishing at the Castlegate.
10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday 26 August 2017
<traAlford PlaceAlbyn PlaceUnion Street
|Albyn Place||St Swithin Street||Alford Place|
|Prince Arthur Street||Albyn Place||Albyn Terrace Lane|
|Albyn Grove||Albyn Place||Albyn Lane|
|Albyn Grove||Albyn Place||Queens Terrace|
|Rubislaw Place||Albyn Place||Waverley Place|
|Victoria Street||Alford Place||Thistle Place|
10.00am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017
|South Silver Street||Union Street||Diamond Lane|
10.30am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017
|Union Street||Alford Place||Castle Street|
|Castle Street||Union Street||King Street|
|King Street||Castle Street||West North Street|
|Chapel Street||Union Street||Thistle Street|
|Back Wynd||Union Street||Schoolhill|
|Union Row||Union Street||Union Wynd|
|Holburn Street||Alford Place||Union Grove|
|Bon Accord Street||Union Street||Langstane Place|
|Crown Street||Union Street||Langstane Place|
|Diamond Street||Union Street||Diamond Lane|
|Union Terrace||Union Street||Rosemount Viaduct|
|Union Terrace Slip Road||Union Terrace||Rosemount Viaduct|
|Bridge Street||Union Street||Bridge Place|
|Market Street||Union Street||Hadden Street|
|Adelphi||At its junction with Union Street|
|St Catherines Wynd||Union Street||Netherkirkgate|
|Exchequer Row||Castle Street||Shore Brae|
|Broad Street||At its junction with Castle Street|
|Marischal Street||At its junction with Castle Street|
From 6.00pm on Friday 25 August until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August
All parking will be suspended on the North side of Albyn Place, Aberdeen, between its junctions with Carden Place and Rubislaw Place.
From 8.00pm on Friday 25 August until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August
All parking will be suspended on the Schoolhill inset Road, Aberdeen, with the exception of any waiting taxi.
From 10.00am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August
A suspension of waiting on the West Side of Chapel Street, with the exception of any waiting taxi.
The following taxi rank will be closed between 10.30am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017.
All other taxi ranks will be open for business between 10.30am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017, apart from the three listed below which will have restrictions/changes.
Hadden Street- Taxis will only be able to exit the rank onto Market Street with a right turn.
Back Wynd – This rank will be moved to the schoolhill inset road outside Robert Gordon’s College. All parking in this area will be suspended except for any waiting taxi.
Chapel Street – This rank will be relocated on Chapel Street to outside Holiday Inn Express facing away from Union Street. Access for this rank will be from Thistle Street only. Waiting will be for Taxis only.