Road Closure Notice

Faversham Hop Festival Road Closures have been determined by Swale Borough Council under the provisions of Section 21 of the Town Police Clauses Act. The Road Closures are legally enforceable by the Police. It is an offence to pass through or otherwise interfere in any way with the Road Closures. No vehicles are to be left parked within the Road Closure area during the determined times.  The Road Closure Order is for the period of 8am to 7pm each day. The  roads covered by the order are:-  

Preston Street for its entire length

Stone Street from Preston Street to its junction with Union Street

East Street from Preston Street to Newton Road

Market Street and Market Place

West Street

Court Street and Middle Row

Bank Street for its entire length

Leslie Smith Drive from the entry point into Central Car Park


Additionally parts of Central Car Park will be closed in phases from Thursday evening onwards as follows:-

The small section backing on to Preston Street shops from 6pm Thursday 1st September

The central section accessed from Bank Street from 6pm Friday 2nd September

Both areas are scheduled to reopen to parking on Monday 5th September at 7am.


The Hop Festival committee thanks everyone for their cooperation with the above measures which are aimed at securing a safe and enjoyable Hop Festival.


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