Go car free In Guildford

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Get on your bike or walk this Sunday, 25th September and help make the town centre a better place for all

Guildford is going car free this Sunday, 25th September to make the town centre experience more enjoyable for all.

Guildford Borough Council is putting pedestrians first offering them the opportunity to have fun on traffic-free streets; find out how to help tackle climate change and air pollution; ask questions to experts and listen to talks from local councils, University of Surrey and Zero Carbon Guildford

The town centre will transform with many roads and streets closed to traffic. Leave your car at home and use alternative forms of transport, such as walking, cycling and public transport.

A more enjoyable town centre experience is just a walk away this Car Free Day which features free events across town from 10am to 4.30pm.

Come by foot - walk, run or dance - it's up to you.

Activities include circus skills, nine metre climbing tower, Punch and Judy and street play for children, live music from local groups, ethical vegan market, rural crafts market, antiques and brocante market, farmers’ market, street food and drink stalls, e-bike and e-skateboard demos and information about how residents can step up their actions to tackle climate change.

So how can you enjoy Care Free Day and be part of it?

Come by foot – walk, run or dance – it’s up to you.

Cycle, scoot or skate – there are plenty of bike racks in and around the town. If you don’t have your own bike, hire a Brompton Bike from Guildford Station. There will be 50 extra bicycle parking spaces until 5pm with 10 each in Upper High Street (outside Pizza Express), Eastgate Gardens (at junction with Upper High Street), North Street (at junction with Market Street), High Street (outside Nationwide) and Tunsgate (outside Bang & Olufsen).

Find out more

More on Car Free Day at www.guildford.gov.uk/carfreeday2022