This week, Westminster hosts the largest Chinese New Year celebration in the world outside of Asia. The West End will transform, with Chinese lion and dragon dances, music, craft stalls and performances in Trafalgar Square. If you’re planning to travel that day, keep one step ahead with our guide to road closures.
Plan your journey
The festivities, organised by the London Chinatown Chinese Association and supported by Westminster City Council, will take place in Trafalgar Square, Shaftesbury Avenue and Chinatown.
Roads closures on 22 February:
• 7am - 8pm: Duncannon Street, Pall Mall East and Wardour Street (between Shaftesbury Avenue and Winnett Street)
• 9am - 8pm: Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue.
A full list of affected roads can be viewed here. Parking restrictions will be in place all day on Sunday 22 February.
Download the event programme and view the parade map here.