In Town Without My Car Day

Sunday 16 September 2018
10am – 4.30pm
Union Street and Belmont Street
Free

In Town Without My Car Day returns to the city centre. Once again as part of European Mobility Week we are closing Union Street (from Union Terrace to Belmont Street), Belmont Street, Gaelic Lane and Little Belmont Street to traffic and filling all that road space with a variety of free, family-friendly activities including:

  • Zip wire*
  • Carpool karaoke
  • Bungee run
  • Bootcamp course
  • Didicars
  • Adventure Aberdeen cycle Roadshow
  • Plus much more!

 

Window competition

Our window competition is back! Find the GetAbout branded items hidden in some of the shop windows in the In Town Without My Car Day area. Find them all, fill in the details and bring the completed leaflet to the GetAbout stand to receive your free ice cream and be entered into a prize draw for a change to win a £250 bike store voucher. Download the leaflet below for your entry form and more details of the day.

Activities and exhibitors

  • Zip wire*
  • Carpool karaoke
  • Bungee run
  • Bootcamp course
  • Adventure Aberdeen cycle roadshow
  • Facepainting
  • Aberdeen City Council air quality team
  • Home Energy Scotland
  • Aberdeen City Council recycle team
  • Community Council forum
  • Aberdeen Cycle Forum
  • Co-Wheels
  • Sustrans
  • Aberdeen Multicultural Society
  • Aberdeenshire Council
  • AUSA Abergreen project

*Zip line - no booking necessary/ Weight restriction:  45 to 250 pounds / Age: over 4s only

Road closures

From 06:00 until 18:00 on 16 September 2018:

  • Union Street between its junctions with Bridge Street and Market Street.
  • Belmont Street between its junctions with Union Street and Schoolhill.
  • Little Belmont Street between its junctions with Belmont Street and Back Wynd.
  • Gaelic Lane between its junctions with Belmont Street and Back Wynd.
  • Back Wynd between its junctions with Schoolhill and Union Street, with the exception of taxis.

Restrictions

From 06:00 until 18:00 on 16 September 2018:

  • No right turn from Back Wynd onto Union Street.
  • The existing restriction of right turns from Union Street onto Bridge Street will be suspended.

From 18:00 on 15 September 2018 until 18:00 on 16 September 2018:

  • No waiting on either side of Little Belmont Street between its junctions with Back Wynd and Belmont Street, including the disabled bays.

Contact details

01224 522802
cityevents@aberdeencity.gov.uk


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