9 August 2017

Traffic, pedestrian, cyclist and parking info

  • Scarborough

Traffic, parking, pedestrian and cyclist access changes are in place at Scarborough beachfront whilst works are underway until early 2018.

The following changes are in place until late September 2017:

  • Scarborough Beach Road is open
  • The Esplanade is closed from Peter's by the Sea to Coles carpark for vehicle traffic
  • Carparks and sections of The Esplanade can still be accessed via Manning Street and Brighton Road
  • Sections of the dedicated cycle path along The Esplanade is closed
  • Path speed for cyclists is reduced to 10km/h
  • Cyclists will need to dismount in some sections
  • Buses are in operation from Scarborough Beach Bus Station (stops located on Scarborough Beach Road between The Esplanade and West Coast Highway)
  • An east west pedestrian access is open at the clock tower through to the amphitheatre and beach

Carparks along Scarborough Beach will close for short periods of time while they are refurbished.

Carparks currently open:

  • Northern lower carpark -  entry ramp in front of Plaka’s on The Esplanade (refurbishment complete)
  • Northern upper carpark - entry from Reserve or Manning streets
  • Southern upper carpark - entry from The Esplanade via Brighton Road
  • Brighton Road reserve - entry from The Esplanade via Brighton Road (temporary parking)

Carparks closed for refurbishment: 

  • Far northern lower carpark - due to open mid September
  • Southern lower carpark - due to open early November
  • Southern upper carpark - due to open December

Parking is also available underneath the Rendezvous Hotel (paid) or in the Wilson carpark on Manning Street (bays are free for the first two hours or $5 all day parking). 

A detailed map is available for download.

Access to local businesses and residential buildings will remain in place at all times although there may be some slight adjustments to pathways and access points throughout the works period. Follow the signs.

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