East Coast Truckers Children’s Convoy Traffic Restrictions

The following has been received from Norfolk County Council

Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, Section 16A, As Amended by The Road Traffic Regulation (Special Events) Act 1994

East Coast Truckers Annual Children’s Convoy

Temporary Restriction of Traffic Movement Order 2023

Norfolk County Council and Suffolk County Council have made a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order to facilitate the staging of the East Coast Truckers Annual Children’s Convoy on 27th August 2023. The effect of which will be to i) temporarily restrict vehicular traffic passage along the route of the Convoy and access to that route from side roads and only whilst the Convoy is in the vicinity of those roads; ii) temporarily suspend the one-way restriction from entry to C628 Marine Parade (east side); and iii) temporarily impose a one-way restriction on the C628 Marine Parade (east side) from its junction with C621 Euston Road to a point 62 metres south of the centreline of its junction with U60478 Princes Road in a south-north direction.

The Order will come into effect on 27th August 2023 and will remain in force for one day. It is anticipated that the Convoy will commence at approximately 10:00 from the premises of County Hall, Norwich following a route out of the city via Thorpe Road and Yarmouth Road to the A47 at Postwick where it continues to Great Yarmouth and joins the A47 to Harfreys roundabout where it detours along Beccles Road, Church Road and Middleton Road to re-join the A47 to Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park at Lowestoft to arrive at approximately 12:00. The Convoy will return from Pleasurewood Hills at approximately 17:15 via the A47 northbound through Gorleston via Middleton Road, Church Road and Beccles Road to Gapton Hall roundabout, Great Yarmouth Marine Parade, A47 Norwich Southern bypass exiting at A146 Trowse Bypass, Martineau Lane to County Hall.

Restrictions on traffic will be enforced until normal traffic flow can be maintained following the Event. Where appropriate during the period of the closure, the temporary suspension of existing permanent Traffic Orders may be imposed. The provisions of the Order will not prevent access being maintained for pedestrians to any premises situated on or adjacent to any road to which this Order relates, or to any other premises accessible from and only from, such a road.

The promoter of the event is East Coast Truckers Charity, PO Box 56, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2WT.

The route and further information may be found at A map and further details are also available at The team dealing with enquiries at Norfolk County Council is North Area Streetworks (Community and Environmental Services Department) contactable by telephone at 0344 800 8020 or email at