Approved
5 Jul 2018 — 11 Jul 2018

Light Nelson

Light Nelson Festival 2018 Road Closures

Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that Light Nelson Charitable Trust will temporarily close Hardy Street and Alton Street to ordinary vehicle traffic.  It will be an offence under this Act for any persons without an authorised permit to use the road for ordinary vehicle traffic during the period of closure. 

The roads to be closed:
Hardy Street from Albion Square to Alton Street. The closure this section of road will continuously be closed from 8am Thursday 5 July until 3 am Wednesday 11 July 2018 (This closure will not stop vehicular access to Albion Square).

Hardy Street from Harley Street to Tasman Street and Alton Street from Hardy Street to Nile Street. The closure of these roads will be from 5 pm until midnight on the days Thursday 5 July until Tuesday 10 July 2018 (These roads will be fully open during the day).

These closures will enable containers and equipment used for temporary shops and the event hub to remain on the street permanently during the event period. It will also provide a safe zone for people attending the light festival to flow from Queens Gardens to NMIT and the event hub. 

Nelson City Council thanks the public for its patience and understanding.