In light of events across the U.K. and the world, the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) have reviewed and requested the road closure of West Carriage Drive on all event days. It is important to stress that there is no change to the current security threat, but it was felt that this additional mitigation is important to reduce all possible risks at this time. The MPS has emphasised that the road closures are a precautionary measure and are not in relation to any specific intelligence.
The Royal Parks and the event organiser have agreed to adopt these changes, which have historically been used for major events such as the 2012 Olympics.
To clarify: West Carriage Drive will be closed from 11.00 on the 30th June and the 1st , 2nd, 6th, 8th, and 9th July.
Normal and advanced agreed road closures are already in place on North Carriage Drive, which will remain closed until 18th July. For the safety and security of all park visitors we have also taken the decision to close South Carriage Drive to assist people arriving and leaving the event. The South Carriage Drive road closures shall be in synch with the West Carriage Drive closures stated above.
To facilitate the operation of these road closures The Royal Parks will be suspending all on-road parking on event days, and Serpentine and Triangle Car Park will be closed from 11.00.