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Venue closures and impacts

There will be number of impacts on venues during the Glasgow 2018 European Championships

Cathkin Braes

During the Championships, Mountain Bike Events will be held at Cathkin Braes. 

Cathkin Road Car Park will be closed from 20:00 on 6 August 2018 and will reopen at 20:00 on 7 August to facilitate the Glasgow 2018 European Championships Mountain Bike Events.The Temporary Mountain Bike Route will be closed from 6 to 7 August 2018. The trails used for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships Mountain Bike Event will be closed during training and competition days. The rest of the park will remain open for visitors and spectators.

Localised parking restrictions will be in place on Ardencraig Road during the period of the event. Please take note of these parking restrictions and if required please park cars on nearby streets. These restrictions do not affect the use of private driveways.

There is no public parking at Cathkin Braes. Please use the Park and Ride at Hampden Park or free public shuttle from Cowcaddens Road (Buchanan Street bus station).

Further information can be found below:

pdf icon Cathkin Braes letter [127kb]

Strathclyde Country Park

Rowing and Triathlon events will be held at Strathclyde Country Park during the Championships between 2-5 August and 9-12 August. Changes to park facilities will be in place from 9 July to 19 July for event set up and clearance.

For more information:

Glasgow BMX Centre, Knightswood

The BMX events for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships will take place at the brand new purpose-built arena, located in the Knightswoood area from 10-11 August. There will be no parking available to spectators on these days. All ticket holders are advised not to bring their cars to the venue and use public transport to get to the venue.

There is a no parking zone on Lincoln Avenue, Archerhill Road, and Waldemar Road.  These roads will be coned to prevent parking.

Glasgow Club Closures

Some of the sports involved in the Glasgow 2018 European Championships will be hosted within Glasgow Life venues. Unfortunately this will mean some closures and restrictions for customers in the coming months.

For more information on the affected venues, and alternative options to ensure you can make the most of your membership during the Championships please visit:

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