St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival which is coming up on Sunday 15th March 2020. For the parade in particular, businesses along Piccadilly, including north of Piccadilly, will be affected by the road closures detailed below. I wanted to make you aware so you can forward to relevant contacts as you deem appropriate.
It is an annual event organised by the GLA on behalf of the Mayor of London and is comprised of a parade and a festival event on Trafalgar Square.
Form Up area: Piccadilly from Hyde Park Corner to Half Moon Street
Parade Route: Piccadilly > Piccadilly Circus > Regent Street St James’s > Waterloo Place > Pall Mall > Cockspur Street > Trafalgar Square > Whitehall
Form up area will be closed to eastbound traffic from 09:00
(westbound lane remains open until 11:30)
The route will be closed to traffic from 11:30 to 17:00
We will aim to get the roads re-opened as soon as possible once the parade has passed.
A music and community festival with a stage and music in Trafalgar Square and Pall Mall East. Pall Mall East will host a family-area with children’s activities.
Main stage content will run from 12:00 to 18:00