Stornoway town centre will become a no-go zone for traffic on the evening of Tuesday November 26th, as road closures are put in place for the duration of the Christmas lights switch-on.

Between 6.30pm and 8.30pm the following roads will be closed to traffic (shown above in grey):

• Cromwell Street, North Beach Street and Castle Street – from the Kenneth Street junction, along Cromwell Street and towards the west lane of Castle Street.
• Bank Street, Point Street and Francis Street
• Church Street – between Cromwell Street and Kenneth Street

South Beach Street will also be closed between Kenneth Street and Castle Street from 7.30-7.45pm. (Shown in red)

The road closures are ion the interests of safety for pedestrians while the Christmas lights switch-on is under way. Access will be available for emergency vehicles at all times.

A plan showing the area affected is available at