One way traffic restrictions for up to 8 weeks

One way traffic restrictions will be in place on Coppergate for up to 8 weeks from Sunday 1 September.

Vehicles will only be able to travel one way, with diversions for eastbound traffic via Tower Street and Piccadilly.

All eastbound bus routes which normally use Coppergate will divert via Clifford Street, Tower Street and Piccadilly.

Delays are expected at peak times, so allow extra time for your journey. Visit iTravel York for more information about bus journeys.

Full access will be available for cyclists.

Access to Coppergate bus lane is restricted between the junctions with Clifford Street/Nessgate and Piccadilly.

Restrictions are in place between 8.00am and 6.00pm, 7 days a week.

Only the following motor vehicles are allowed through Coppergate during restricted hours:

  • 8.00am to 10.00am: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles
  • 10.00am to 4.00pm: buses, taxis, private hire vehicles and other vehicles for loading purposes only
  • 4.00pm to 6.00pm: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles

Between 6.00pm and 8.00am access is not restricted. The restrictions do not apply to bicycles.

Penalty Charge Notices on Coppergate

We'll issue you with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) if you breach these restrictions.

If you receive a PCN, full instructions on what to do next, who to contact and how to appeal are included on the notice.

Using our online service, you can:

  • pay a PCN
  • find out more information
  • submit an appeal

You'll need your Penalty Charge Number and Vehicle Registration Number to use the online service.

pay or appeal a penalty charge notice

Traffic enforcement cameras on Coppergate

We enforce these restrictions through automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) traffic cameras which capture car registration details during restricted hours.

Street level signs are in place at the entrance to Coppergate to alert motorists to the restrictions.

Penalty Charge Notices issued on Coppergate

View details of Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued on Coppergate to date.

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