Road Closures | St Kilda Festival

Road Closures

As in previous years, a number of full and partial road closures affecting access to your area will be in place on Festival Sunday 12 February 2017, between the hours of 5.00am and midnight. The information provided here will help minimise any disruption to your household. The road closure map will also help explain exactly where the road closure points are located, and where residential vehicle entry and exit points to and from the affected areas are.

View or Download the Road Closure Map

New Changes for 2017

• Closure of Lakeside Drive and Princes Street up to Barkly Street.

• The Uber App will prevent drivers picking up riders within the Road Closure, including your area, to limit traffic in the residential streets.

Full Road Closures (no access to any traffic)

• Fitzroy Street: between Grey Street and The Esplanade (including the Acland Street intersection)
• The Esplanade: between Fitzroy and Acland Street
• Lower Esplanade: between Cavell Street and Jacka Boulevard
• Acland Street: between Carlisle and Barkly Streets & Fitzroy and Jackson Streets
• Cavell Street
• Shakespeare Grove: from Acland to Chaucer Streets
• Pier Road
• Beaconsfield Parade and Jacka Boulevard: between Acland and Cavell Streets
• Alfred Square: no access except for emergency services and residents.

Partial Road Closures (residential access pass required)

• Carlisle Street: between St Kilda Road and Acland Street
• Grey Street: between Fitzroy Street and Barkly Street and all side streets off Grey Street
• Acland Street and all side streets between Jackson Street and Carlisle Streets
• Princes Street: between Fitzroy and Barkly Streets and all side streets off Princes Street
•Fitzroy Street, between St Kilda Road and Grey Street

Other Changes

• Fitzroy Street: no vehicle access provided at St Kilda Road.
• Princes Street: Access to Princes Street will be limited to residents vehicles through Checkpoint D off Barkly Street (vehicle access passes required) – No access off Fitzroy Street.
• Fitzroy Street: Access to Residents on Fitzroy Street between Grey and Princes, or on Balluk Willam Court, via Lakeside Drive only (with vehicle access pass)
• Fitzroy Street: No access from Canterbury Road and no access from Grey Street. The Grey/Fitzroy/Canterbury intersection will have a full closure with no access provided.
• Jackson Street: Zoned a two-way street for Festival Sunday.
• Acland Street: the one way section of Acland Street between Eildon Street and St Leonard’s Avenue will be changed to two-way traffic.
• Wimmera Place: Changed to two-way traffic.
• Blessington Street: between Chaucer Street and Spenser Street will be closed to traffic.
• Beach Road: (Beaconsfield Parade, Jacka Boulevard, Marine Parade and Ormond Esplanade) closed between St Kilda Street and Kerferd Road, local traffic access permitted via side streets, without a permit.
• Robe Street: Zoned a two-way street for Festival Sunday allowing access to Acland Street and then out to all other residential streets in this area. The one way section is changed to two-way traffic.

Parking Details

No on street parking will be available within the road closure area.

The following public car parks will be closed to general public access on Festival Sunday:

• Belford Street West Car Park
• Irwell Street Car Park
• Seabaths Car Park
• Shakespeare Grove Car Park
• Peanut Farm Reserve Carpark

In addition:

• Lower Esplanade Car Parks will be closed to public access between Friday 10 February and Sunday 12 February.
• Car parking areas at the rear of the Palais Theatre will be closed to the public between Wednesday 8 February and Tuesday 14 February. Subject to change.
• Car parking areas on Blessington Street between Chaucer Street and Spenser Street will be closed to the public on Sunday 12 February.

Residential Permit Parking Details

Normal residential permits parking will not change and all normal permits will still be applicable on Festival Sunday. All existing street parking signage and conditions will remain the same for Festival Sunday.

Residents with a current parking permit for The Esplanade may request from the St Kilda Festival a parking pass for one of the following Festival accredited car parking areas:

• Irwell Street Car Park
• Pier Rd/Seabaths Car Park
• Shakespeare Grove Car Park
• Peanut Farm Reserve Car Park

Requesting a parking pass, for an accredited Festival parking area, will allow residents to relocate their vehicle off The Esplanade for Festival Sunday, ensuring they can come and go easily and safely without driving on a closed road. We highly recommend that all residents with a parking permit for The Esplanade relocate their vehicles for Festival Sunday. Should you require a car parking pass, to be able to relocate your vehicle, for Festival Sunday please contact ASSIST at the City of Port Phillip on 9209 6777.

Traffic and Parking Enforcement

There will be Council Parking Enforcement Officers in the area on Festival Sunday and local parking laws do apply. If you require any assistance with traffic management or parking enforcement on Festival Sunday please call the Festival HOTLINE on 9209 6306.