This page contains all the information we can collate related to road closures, parking restrictions and the impact on taxi ranks.

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.

Parade Route

ROAD CLOSURES

10.00am until 12.00 noon on Saturday 26 August 2017

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Road Closure From To
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

Road Closure From To
South Silver Street Union Street Diamond Lane

10.30am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017

Road Closure From To
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

PARKING RESTRICTIONS

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.

IMPACT ON TAXI RANKS

The following taxi rank will be closed between 10.30am until 1.00pm on Saturday 26 August 2017.

Dee Street

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.