Thame Fair road closures

A Temporary Road Closure and Traffic Regulation Order will be in force from 7.00am on Wednesday 20 September at North Street, Wellington Street and Southern Road. The Cornmarket, Upper and High Street Road Closure will commence at 4pm, to assist town centre businesses and will end at 12 noon on Sunday 24 September 2023. 
This will restrict the entry of vehicles into the centre of Thame and parking will not be allowed on the highway, including pavements.  Any vehicles causing an obstruction will be removed.

Access will only be permitted by means of a permit which will be available to:
Residents who can prove that there is unrestricted off road parking within the grounds of their property.  Businesses having off-street parking who confirm that all vehicles will be on private property at all times.
Permits will be issued for a particular vehicle, so vehicle registration numbers will be required for all permits.  An application for a permit should be made at the Information Centre at the Town Hall as soon as possible. 

Barriers will be in position at the following locations:
High Street at the junction with Bell Lane
North Street at the junction with Wellington Street
Upper High Street at the junction with East Street
Rooks Lane at the Upper High Street junction
Nelson Street at the Upper High Street junction

Disabled parking will be in North Street for a limited period between 9.00am and 4.00pm.
The Taxi Rank will be located in North Street.
Diverted Traffic Routes: No parking at any time on Wellington Street and Southern Road.
Entry to Nelson Street, Broadwaters Avenue, or anywhere in that area of the town should follow the diversion signs.
The High Street and Upper High Street Car Parks will be closed from 4.00pm on Wednesday 20 September 2023.  Residents’ parking permits for these car parks will not be valid during the closure period. Please ensure that the area is clear of all vehicles including those of your family and visitors.

Visitors to the Fair will be allowed to park in the extended parking area at Southern Road Recreation Ground.
If you have any queries, please contact the Town Hall during working hours – call 01844 212833 or email