Posted: Mon 13th Jun 2016

Lionel Richie All The Hits Tour – How Are You Getting Here?

This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 13th, 2016

In the fifth year of hosting outdoor concerts, Eirias Stadium is expecting the biggest audience yet! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As businesses in Colwyn Bay prepare to welcome Lionel Richie, it’s important not to underestimate how many people and therefore cars may end up in town on the night. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Promoter Orchard Entertainment says “the ideal solution – if you can, leave your car at home and enjoy a summer evening stroll (sun is on order!)”. But, if that’s not possible they’re advising you to visit venuecymru.co.uk to help you plan your journey. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The “getting here” document covers everything you need to know about travelling to Eirias Stadium (however you decide to do that) and for those driving it advises on all available parking throughout the town. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

There’s a section for public transport, drop off and collection points for cars, buses and coaches, park and ride, park and walk and disabled parking too. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The event is utilising all of Colwyn Bay’s pay and display car parks, promenade parking and has even arranged extra car parks too so there’s plenty of choice. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Graham Rees, CCBC Cabinet Member for Tourism, Marketing and Leisure said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We’re all looking forward to a great weekend in Colwyn Bay. It’s Lionel Richie’s first gig in North Wales and I’d urge people to think through their travel arrangements to make sure all they have to worry about is having a good time. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Can I please remind people joining us in Eirias Stadium that not all the residents of Colwyn Bay will be at the concert and to try and keep disruption around travel and parking to a minimum.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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