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Alexandra Palace Way:

Alexandra Palace Way closed: 20:00 on Thursday 1st until 07:00 on Sunday 4th November.

Bedford Road:

Bedford Road parking controls: 09:00 on Friday 2nd until 07:00 on Sunday 4th November.

Bedford Road closed: 15:00 – 23:00 on Friday 2nd and 14:00 – 23:00 on Saturday 3rd November.

Buckingham Road:

Buckingham Road closed from junction with Palace Gates Road and Park Avenue:
21:20 – 22:20 on Friday 2nd and 20:20 – 21:20 on Saturday 3rd November.

During these times a diversion will be in place via Durnsford Road and Bounds Green Road.

No access will be available during these times to residents on the following roads:

  • Bridge Road
  • Dorset Road
  • Saint Michaels Terrace
  • Terrick Road


The access permit should be shown to officials supervising access to gain entry to the road/parking area on the permit. It does not need to be left displayed in your vehicle once access has been granted.

Buckingham Lodge:

Buckingham Lodge residents will be issued with x2 vehicle access permit if they need access to their car park from 16:00 – 22:00 on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd November.

Additional vehicle access permits:

If you are a resident of the following roads, you will require a permit for access between 14:00 – 23.00 on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd November:

  • Baden Road
  • Clovelly Road
  • Danvers Road
  • Linzee Road
  • Park Avenue North
  • Priory Avenue
  • Redston Road
  • Warner Road

Additional parking suspensions:

There will also be parking suspensions in place at key points on the following roads. Please check signs on roads for timings and dates. You will not require a vehicle access permit.

  • Albert Road
  • Alexandra Park Road
  • The Avenue
  • Buckingham Road
  • Newland Road
  • Nightingale Lane
  • Palace Gates Road
  • Park Avenue
  • Park Road
  • Station Road


Set up and breakdown periods:

The build period will start on Monday 29th October. We will ensure that there is minimal disruption to the park during this time. Breakdown will begin after the event close on Saturday.

We will open the park at 07:00 on Sunday 4th November, please note that on this day we will be cleaning the park and it may be necessary to close small areas to facilitate this.

Park Closures:

A large amount of the park will be closed from 20:00 on Thursday 1st November until 07:00 on Sunday 4th November; this will also include Alexandra Palace Way.

Open areas:

The Grove will remain open as normal throughout the build-up, break down and event periods.

The children’s playground area will remain open on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd from 07:00 – 12:00n oon.

Event Site Access:

You must have a ticket to access the park during event times. Ticket holders can access the park for the festival via the nominated entrance gates.

Please note the following gates will not be open during the event for safety reasons to manage the flow of customers onto site:

  • Newland Road
  • North View Road
  • Springfield Avenue

Noise Disturbance

Fireworks can be noisy at times, but we will ensure that where possible noise levels from the event as a whole are kept to a minimum.

There will be independent sound monitoring at key points throughout the park. If you would like to report a noise problem or any other issue during the event please contact us on 020 8365 2121.

A soundcheck will be taking place during the following time:

  • Thursday 1st November – 20:45 – 21:15

Public Transport:

The W3 bus will be on diversion from 20:00 on Thursday 1st November until 07:00 on Sunday 4th November whilst the park is closed. Please visit our website or visit for more information.

During this time, there will be no through access across the Park for the W3 bus or to Alexandra Palace station.

The 184 bus will be diverted via Park Avenue and Bounds Green Road following the Fireworks Festival. It will be on diversion during the following times:

  • Friday 2nd November – 21:20 – 22:20
  • Saturday 3rd November – 20:20 – 21:20

Alexandra Palace station will be very busy from 17.00 each night of the Festival. The Piccadilly Line from Wood Green will be running a regular service.