Traffic slows to snail’s pace ahead of Take That’s second Wonderland concert in Norwich

Excitment is building as crowds flock to Take That's second performance at Norwich's Carrow Road. P

Excitment is building as crowds flock to Take That's second performance at Norwich's Carrow Road. Picture: Stuart Anderson - Credit: Archant

Traffic around Carrow Road in Norwich has slowed to a snail's pace as up to 30,000 Take That fans make their way to the stadium.

Traffic has slowed around Carrow Road ahead of the second Take That concert. Picture: Archant

Traffic has slowed around Carrow Road ahead of the second Take That concert. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

Koblenz Avenue, Canary Way and King Street are all slow going for motorists ahead of the show, the second Norwich performance as part of the band's Wonderland tour.

Band members Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald were due to take the stage shortly after 8pm tonight (Friday, June 16) after an hour-long stint by support group All Saints.

MORE: Take That Wonderland Tour 2017, Carrow Road, Norwich: All you need to knowPolice had to close Koblenz Avenue and King Street at times yesterday evening due to pedestrians on the road, and motorists have been urged to avoid the area tonight as more closures are expected.

Excitment is building as crowds flock to Take That's second performance at Norwich's Carrow Road. P

Excitment is building as crowds flock to Take That's second performance at Norwich's Carrow Road. Picture: Stuart Anderson - Credit: Archant

Traffic calming measures will be in place around the stadium ahead of the concert and following the conclusion of the gig at around 10.30pm.


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For those driving to the concert there will be no public parking at the stadium but the County Hall car park will be open from 5pm along with other car parks in the city.

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Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. From left, Paula Pettitt, Amy Ellis, Tracey Ellis, Lottie Ellis, and Lisa Scantlebury. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Blowing kisses from left, Hayley Scholes, and twins, Cathy Basham, and Clare Basham-Smith. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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