Bray Air Display Traffic Management Plan

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In consultation with the event organisers the following traffic plan will be put in place to avoid traffic congestion on Strand Road, Bray during and after the Bray Air Display.

Road Closures

On Sunday 19th July 2015 Strand Road, Bray will be closed to vehicles from 12 noon to 7.00pm from the junction of Quinnsboro Road to Albert Avenue.

Traffic Restrictions

From 12 noon to 7pm on Sunday the 19th July 2015 entry by vehicles to an area east of Main St and Vevay Road from Seapoint Road to Newcourt Road will be restricted to residents and persons having business in the area. Access to Quinnsboro Road will be restricted to local residents and to those using the car park at Florence Road / Quinnsboro Road. Access to the car park at St Thomas’s School will be available via Novara Avenue.  An Order under Section 21 of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 by Superintendent, Garda Siochana, Bray Co Wicklow will give effect to the above restrictions.

Visitors are encouraged to use available public transport, including DART,  Dublin Bus and Finnegan’s Bray services. Plan your journey on


We want you to enjoy the Bray Summerfest Air Display. Please co-operate with event stewards, An Garda Siochana, emergency service personnel and officials.

Car Parking

Free parking to the general public attending the air display will be provided at the following locations:

  • Florence Road Car Park
  • Presentation School, Putland Rd
  • St Thomas School on Novara Avenue
  • Holy Redeemer Church Car Park on Herbert Rd
  • Old Dell Site at Boghall Road / Vevay Road

When the Dell site is full cars will be allowed to park on the bus lane inbound on Southern Cross Road.

You are required to download a Parking Permit and have it displayed on the dashboard of the your car. This will be available soon!


Shuttle Bus Service

Finnegan’s Buses will operate a free shuttle service using four buses from car parks at Southern Cross Road, the Dell site and Presentation School on Putland Road. Buses will drop passengers off at Convent Avenue and will operate on a circuit from Southern Cross Road, Vevay Road, Putland Road, Meath Road, Convent Avenue, Sidmonton Road, Putland Road Vevay Road and Southern Cross Road.  Pick up points after the event will be at Meath Road.

Access Routes

To avoid traffic congestion at the northern end of the town before the event traffic approaching Bray from the M50 will be directed by signage to use the Bray South (Southern Cross Road) exit. (Junction No 7)  Such traffic will then be directed to the car parks listed above.

Traffic approaching Bray from the Greystones and Southern Cross Road will be directed via signage and barriers to park in the Presentation College on Putland Rd.  Access down Newcourt Rd and Putland Road will be restricted to residents only.

Traffic coming into Bray town centre from Killarney Rd will be directed to car parks at the back of the Holy Redeemer Church Herbert Rd and at St Thomas’s School Novara Avenue.

Traffic coming into Bray for the air show from Castle Street will be directed to turn left on to Novara Avenue and park in St Thomas School.

Parking Restrictions

From 7am on the 20th July 2014 parking will be restricted in the following areas:

  • Seapoint Road  (Emergency Route)
  • Putland Road from Strand road to Sidmonton Road. (Emergency Route)
  • Meath Road (West Side from Putland Road to Convent Avenue))
  • Convent Avenue (East Side) from Sidmonton Road to Meath Road.


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