The Thornley Groves Grand Parade will be making its way through the streets of Prestwich.

The Parade will follow the 1½ mile route shown below, on Sunday 26 June 2022, starting at 12:00 noon.

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Look out for the Thornley Groves QR code at their stall, on banners or on volunteer t-shirts to enter!

For more information on how to get involved in the parade as an organisation either with a float or walking group, or to volunteer as a parade marshal, please contact us to book now!

Parade participants

Road closures

Rectory Lane will be closed between Clarks Hill and St Mary’s Road from 10:00 – 12:00 hrs to allow the parade to assemble.

The parade will take place 12:00 – 14:00 as shown when the following road closures will be in operation:

  • Rectory Lane
  • Heywood Road
  • Heys Road
  • Fairfax Road
  • Bury New Road
  • St Mary’s Road

Bus Diversions – Sunday 26 June

  • Rectory Lane (between Clark’s Hill and St. Mary’s Road) will be closed 10:00 – 14:00 for the assembly of the parade participants/vehicles and for the parade to take place.

Affected Service: 66

From: Eccles (10:20am departure)
To: Prestwich
Diversion: Normal route to Whittaker Lane, AHEAD at roundabout onto Rectory Lane, CONTINUE AHEAD onto St. Mary’s Road, RIGHT onto Bury New Road, LEFT into Tesco to wait out time after 1st roundabout and turn at 2nd roundabout.

 

  • Bury New Road (between Tesco and Scholes Lane), Rectory Lane, Heywood Road, Heys Road, Fairfax Road, Bury New Road and St. Mary’s Road will be closed 12:00 – 14:00 for the parade to take place.

Affected Services: 66, 94, 95, 97, 98, X41, X43

Service: 66
From: Eccles  (12:20 departure)
To: Prestwich
Diversion: Normal route to Bury Old Road, CONTINUE AHEAD on Bury Old Road, RIGHT at traffic lights onto Heywood Road (towards Simister).

Service: 66 (13:25 departure)
From: Prestwich
To: Eccles
Diversion: From Parrenthorn High School turning circle, LEFT onto Heywood Road, LEFT at traffic lights onto Bury Old Road to resume normal route.

Service: 94
From: Bury
To: North Manchester General Hospital
Diversion: Normal route to Heywood Road, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, CONTINUE AHEAD on Bury Old Road to resume normal route.

Service: 94
From: North Manchester General Hospital
To: Bury
Diversion: Normal route to Bury Old Road, CONTINUE AHEAD on Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Heywood Road to resume normal route.

Service: 95
From: Manchester
To: Bury
Diversion: Normal route to Carr Clough shops, RIGHT onto Sandy Lane, LEFT onto Hilton Lane, AHEAD onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Bury New Road (Whitefield McDonald’s) to resume normal route.

Service: 95
From: Bury
To: Manchester
Diversion: Normal route to Bury New Road (Whitefield), LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, AHEAD onto Hilton Lane, RIGHT onto Sandy Lane, CONTINUE AHEAD on Sandy Lane to resume normal route.

Service: 97
From: Manchester
To: Bury
Diversion: Normal route to Bury New Road (Sedgley Park), RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Thatch Leach Lane to resume normal route.

Service: 97
From: Bury
To: Manchester
Diversion: Normal route to Thatch Leach Lane, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury New Road to resume normal route.

Service: 98
From: Manchester
To: Bury
Diversion: Normal route to Bury New Road (Sedgley Park), RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Bury New Road (Whitefield McDonald’s) to resume normal route.

Service: 98
From: Bury
To: Manchester
Diversion: Normal route to Bury New Road (Whitefield), LEFT onto Bury Old Road, RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury New Road to resume normal route.

Service: X41 / X43
From: Accrington/Burnley
To: Manchester
Diversion: From M60 junction 17, RIGHT onto Bury New Road, FIRST RIGHT onto Clyde Avenue, FOLLOW LEFT onto Hardman’s Road, RIGHT onto Bury New Road, RIGHT onto Scholes Lane (St. Monica’s High School), LEFT onto Bury New Road to resume normal route.

Service: X41 . X43
From: Mancherster
To: Accrington/Burnley
Diversion: Normal route to Bury New Road (Sedgley Park), RIGHT onto Scholes Lane, LEFT onto Bury Old Road, LEFT onto Bury New Road, LEFT onto M60 to resume normal route.