Parking restrictions to be introduced in Hoylake during The Open

Wirral Council has released the full list of roads where parking restrictions will be in place for the Open.

The new rules come in as Hoylake expects to receive 250,000 visitors for one of the most prestigious competitions in golf.

The 13th time Hoylake has hosted the Open, this year is expected to bring in more visitors than ever before with the event taking place between 16 and 23 July.

To deal with the demand, Wirral Council has introduced temporary car parks and parking restrictions to help manage traffic.

People are being encouraged to come in by public transport with train services doubling. West Kirby train station will also be closed for the event.

Park and Ride car parks are being set up with free drop off and pick ups with a dedicated bus service to the course. Parking or stopping near the course or on the main routes into Hoylake will not be allowed with Merseyside Police enforcing this.

Local parking pays will be kept available though some car parks have time limits which will be patrolled regularly.

No on-street parking will be allowed on Stanley Road though people will still be able to walk down to the beach.

On some roads, signs will show parking is for residents and businesses only. The roads where parking and access permits will be required are as follows:

Airlie Road
Barton Close
Barton Road
Beach Road
Coronation Road
Courtenay Road
Cromer Road
Curzon Road
Drummond Road
Eddisbury Road
Graham Road
Kings Court
Kings View
Marine Road
Meols Drive (east side 1 to 41a and 63 to 103 for those who require on-street parking)
Morpeth Road
North Parade (from The Kings Gap to Alderley Road) – Access permits will be issued to residents and visitors with off-road vehicular access from North Parade or requiring vehicular access to Marine Road. Please note that permits will not allow parking on North Parade)
Penrhos Road
Pinfold Lane
St Margaret’s Road
Stanley Road
Station Road (nos. 1-8 Station Road)
The Kings Gap
The Royal
Valentia Road
Warren Road
Winnington Road

Image: Photo by David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images

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