York & North Yorkshire

York roads closed in cycle road race

A number of roads in York have been closed to allow a city centre cycle race to take place.

Affected routes include Monkgate, Blake Street, Parliament Street, High Petergate and all routes into the city centre. Security staff were in place from Sunday morning to direct traffic.

The race starts at 16:30 BST from Duncombe place, with competitors cycling a route through the city.

It is due to finish at the same location shortly after 20:00.

Deliveries and access are permitted outside of the racing period.

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