Coventry MotoFest 2024 as road closures start today

One of Coventry's most popular events is back for another year. MotoFest starts today (Friday 31) and runs all weekend.

There's lots going on for the whole family with displays, kids' activities, exhibitions, face painting and fairground rides, not forgetting the chance to have a go at driving a Mini Rover.

Coventry MotoFest celebrates our city's motoring heritage and the event marks a special milestone this year as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. You can read more on what's on and what to expect in our guide here.

But there's also some road closures for drivers to be aware of. These are in place from today, Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2. The road closures are as follows:

  • Ring Road clockwise J4 – 7 (main carriageway: London Road to Butts Road/Croft Road)

  • Ring Road anticlockwise J7 – 4 (main carriageway: Butts Road/Croft Road to London Road)

  • Ring Road J4 (London Road/Short Street) Access to Ring Road towards J5 (Mile Lane/Little Park Street),

  • Ring Road J5 (Mile Lane/Little Park Street) – all Ring Road entry/exit slip roads.

  • Ring Road J6 (Friargate/Warwick Road/Manor House Drive)

  • Ring Road J7 (Croft Road/Butts Road) – Access to ring road towards J6 (Friargate/Warwick Road/Manor House Drive)

  • Warwick Road, both directions from Eaton Road/Central 6 junction to the junction of New Union Street and Greyfriars Lane (The Wave)

  • Manor Road - no access to Ring Road.

  • Hales Street in front of Old Fire Station (Millennium Place)

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