Pershore Road closure due to Great Birmingham Run on 5th May

The AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run takes place on Sunday 5th May.

Whilst the route does not pass into the Stirchley ward, it will mean that a significant amount of the Pershore Road will be closed for most of the day. The route means that Pershore Road (South of Edgbaston) to Dog Pool Lane will be closed from 4am until 3.30pm on the day.

A full list of the road closures can be found on the AJ Bell Great Birmingham Run website.

Great Birmingham Run – road closures

Whilst the Great Birmingham Run, which takes place on Sunday 7th May, does not pass through Stirchley this year, there will be some road closures that may affect residents moving around the city.

The Great Birmingham Run starts on Broad Street and finishes in Smithfield. The route will visit new parts of the city like Jewellery Quarter and West Side before heading south back out towards Selly Park via Pershore Road, returning through Cannon Hill Park and Edgbaston Cricket Ground and into the finish within Smithfield.

Pershore Road (South of Edgbaston Cricket Ground) to Dog Pool Lane will be closed from 04:00 15:30. The Pershore Road south of the cricket ground and Belgrave Middleway will be closed from 06:00 until 15:30. There are some other more local roads that will be closed in Selly Park, including Kensington Road and Selly Park Road that will be closed between 08:00 and 15:00.

Cannon Hill Park will also be closed between 06:00 and 15:00.

Bus routes into/out of town from Stirchley will be affected, including the 35, 45 and 47 routes. Transport for West Midlands have advised there will be messaging in place at each suspended stop to direct bus users to the alternative temporary stops.

For more information, visit the Great Run website.