Rear of ICC to Broad Street Tunnel


From Date: 01/10/2016 08:00

To Date: 05/10/2016 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: New Mainline

Starts at: Access Point

Ends at: Broad Street Bridge / 'Tunnel'


The Conservative Party Conference is being held at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham.  For security reasons restrictions will be imposed which will apply to all water traffic on the Birmingham New Main Line at the rear of the ICC to Broad Street tunnel on the above dates.  All craft wishing to enter the restriction zone will be subject to a security check by Police which may include a search of the boat by officers and a dog.  This will take approximately 15 minutes with the intention of keeping disruption to a minimum.  Any communication should be to: PS 5021 Natalie Bird, Operation PELKIN, Police Headquarters, Operations Support, PO Box 52, Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6QN.