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Road Closures and Parking

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Our neighbouring building on Cornwall Street, Herbert House (separated from the restaurant by New Market Street) is due to undergo a big redevelopment project from the end of July, to turn the derelict building into 76 luxury apartments and three ground floor retail units. The redevelopment will involve traffic management and the erection of hoarding to protect members of the public from the works as well as securing the site area. 

New Market Street (leading to Purnell’s from Great Charles Street Queensway) will be closed to vehicles from the end of July for approximately 60 weeks. There will still be pedestrian access along New Market Street. Cornwall Street, on which Purnell’s Restaurant sits, is due to remain open throughout the works but will become one-way only, in the direction of Newhall Street.

On-street parking outside of Purnell’s (on New Market Street and Cornwall Street) will be very restricted throughout the duration of these works. We strongly recommend you allow yourself plenty of time to make your journey to Purnell’s and carefully consider alternative parking locations for the period of the works, which are due to be completed in September 2018.

18 July 2017

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