In full: Festival Fireworks 2018 parking restrictions

There are a number of parking restrictions in place ahead of the Festival Fireworks 2018.

A number of parking restrictions are in place. Are you affected?
A number of parking restrictions are in place. Are you affected?

We take a look at all the restrictions in place, offering a one stop shop for all locals in the Capital and for those parking in and around Edinburgh during the event.

Roads in Edinburgh where all waiting, loading and unloading is prohibited in the interests of public safety and for the free flow of traffic during the Festival Fireworks 2018.

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From 07:00 23/08 until 18:00 on 31/08

Regent Road

South side from the western extent of the buses bays opposite Regent Terrace for 80m eastwards (except event related council vehicles and equipment).

From 08:00 on 27/08 until 23:59 on 27/08

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Kings Stables Road

Restrictions on both sides, in its entirety (except event related vehicles)

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From 14:00 on 27/08 until 23:00 on 27/08/18

The Mound

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Parking restrictions on both sides in its entirety.

From 16:00 on 27/08 until 23:30 on 27/08/18

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North Bridge

No parking on both sides in its entirety (except for taxi rank until 1930 and event related vehicles).

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Hanover Street

Cars prevented from parking along its entirety from Princes St to George St (except for taxi rank until 1800.

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Frederick Street

No parking on both sides in its entirety from Princes St to Queen St (except for taxi rank until 1800 and emergency service vehicles on the east side from George St. to Queen St.)

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Castle Street

No parking on both sides in its entirety (except events related vehicles).

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South Charlotte Street

Prohibited on both sides in its entirety.

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Market Street

No parking on both sides from Waverley Bridge to the Mound.

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Other roads with similar restrictions

North Bank Street - restrictions on both sides in its entirety.

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Bank Street -restrictions on both sides in its entirety

St Giles Street restrictions on both sides in its entirety

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Mound Place restrictions on both sides in its entirety

Ramsay Lane restrictions on both sides in its entirety.

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Ramsay Garden restrictions on both sides in its entirety

Waverley Bridge restrctions on both sides in its entirety (except for taxi rank until 1800).

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South St. David Street restrictions on both sides in its entirety

St. Andrew Square - Both sides in its entirety (except for buses).

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North St. Andrew Street Both sides in its entirety (except for taxi rank until 1930).

South St. Andrew Street restrictions on both sides in its entirety

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Meuse Lane Both sides in its entirety.

West Register Street restrictions on both sides in its entirety

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West Register Street Lane restrictions on both sides in its entirety

Register Place Both sides in its entirety.

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Leith Street From Calton Road to Waterloo Place

Waterloo Place Both sides in its entirety.

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Regent Road From Waterloo Place to Carriage Drive

Calton Hill Both sides from Waterloo Place for 20 metres.

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Charlotte Square Both sides in its entirety (except for residents’ parking bays and taxi rank).

Castlehill restrictions on both sides in its entirety

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King’s Stables Road Both sides in its entirety (except for residents’ parking bays, and disabled parking on the north side from 5 metres east of the entrance to Princes Street Gardens to King’s Bridge).

From 16:00 on 27/08 until 23:30 on 27/08/18

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High Street Restrictions on both sides from Lawnmarket to Parliament Square.

North side from North Bridge eastwards for 50 metres or thereby to the start of the parking bays opposite Bishops Close.

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North side from Chalmers Close to St. Mary’s Street.

South side from Blackfriars Street to St. Mary’s Street.

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Parliament Square prohibited in its entirety.

South Bridge Both sides from High Street to Chambers Street.

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From 16:00 on 27/08 until 23:30 on 27/08/18

Canongate Both sides from St. Mary’s Street eastwards for 50 metres.

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South side at Bus stop opposite Chessel’s Court for 50 metres and at bus stop opposite Bakehouse Close for 25 metres.

North side from its junction with New Street for 25 metres westwards and for 50 metres eastwards to include bus stop.

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North side from entrance to Canongate Kirk eastwards to Dunbar’s Close.

Both sides from opposite Galloway’s Entry eastwards to the foot of the Canongate.

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From 16:00 on 27/08 until 23:30 on 27/08/18

Chambers Street Both sides in its entirety (except for residents parking and taxi rank).

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Candlemaker Row Both sides in its entirety.

Melville Drive Both sides from Leven Terrace eastwards for 120 metres (to include bus stops).

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Both sides from 40 metres west of Marchmont Road to 40 metres east of Meadow Place.

Both sides from Argyle Place for 30 metres east and west.

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Both sides from Hope Park Terrace for 50 metres west.

Hope Park Terrace South side in its entirety from Summerhall to South Clerk Street.

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North side from Hope Park Crescent eastwards for approx. 20 metres and from South Clerk Street westwards for approx. 20 metres (excluding residents’ parking bay).

Other similar parking restrictions

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Bernard Terrace South side in its entirety.

Lauriston Place South side in its entirety.

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Bristo Place Both sides in its entirety.

Forrest Road Both sides in its entirety.

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Teviot Place South side in its entirety.

Braid Hills Drive South side in its entirety.

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Nicolson Square Both sides in its entirety.

George Street Both sides in its entirety (excluding central parking bays)