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Balmoral Show 2019: Traffic and travel arrangements

Police have issued traffic advice ahead of this year's Balmoral Show. (Jonathan Porter/PressEye)
Police have issued traffic advice ahead of this year's Balmoral Show. (Jonathan Porter/PressEye)

The PSNI has issued some traffic and travel advice ahead of this year's Balmoral Show.

The Balmoral Show will be taking place daily from 9.30am on from Wednesday (May 14) to Saturday (May 19) at Eikon Exhibition Centre at Balmoral park, Halftown Road, Lisburn.

Visitors are requested to leave plenty of time for their journey and as with any major event be prepared for potential delays.

Those wishing to attend should consider using public transport if possible. Non-show traffic should try to avoid the area around the Halftown Road, A3 Moira Road, Harrys Road and Hillsborough Road/Blaris Road when possible during show hours.

Also try to avoid arriving or leaving the show during the morning or evening rush hour when traffic generally is at its peak elsewhere.

Routes to The Show

Visitors travelling from the West should take the M1 Motorway and leave at junction 8 (Blaris) where they will be directed to travel via the A101 and A1 Hillsborough Road, Sprucefield Roundabout, and Blaris Road

Traffic from the North West should travel down the A26, Moira Roundabout, then along the A3 Moira Road towards Lisburn, accessing the show via Halftown Road

Lisburn Traffic should take the Moira Road out of Lisburn and access the show via the Halftown Road

Those travelling from Belfast and the North East should travel south on the M1 Motorway, leaving the motorway at junction 7 (Sprucefield), and follow the direction signage for A1 Lisburn, accessing the show via Blaris Road.

Traffic from the South should use the A1 Dual carriageway and access the show via Harrys Road which is the first left turn after the Hillsborough Roundabout

Extensive signing will be in place close to the show entrances.

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