Evesham Road (A435) - During The Festival and Friday/Saturday of The November Meeting there will be a closure of Evesham Road (A435) in a southbound direction, for local road users, between approximately 10.30 and 13.30. The road will then be closed again between 16.30 - 19.30 (or 15.00 and 18.30 at The Open). This will allow cars to enter the course but not allow non-raceday traffic travelling south to Cheltenham. Other routes will be signposted accordingly.
The closure will come into place at the crossroads between Evesham Road, Southam Lane and Hyde Lane. Cars and vans not attending the racing, but using the local roads, will be asked to use Hyde Lane towards Swindon Village and Cheltenham, vehicles over 3.9m (12'9") will turn left down Southam Lane and travel via Prestbury.
It is advised that anyone coming from the Tewkesbury and Evesham area use the M5 Southbound from Junction 9 to Junction 10.
This proposal has been put forward by Cheltenham Racecourse and the local council, police, and highways as a variation on the temporary traffic order previously granted to Cheltenham Racecourse on racedays.