Paisley 10K Road Race with Fun Run 2016 takes place this Sunday (21st August) but if you’re not taking part in the run and have to travel by car, or use public transport you may want to know which roads are closed and where parking is suspended.

Paisley 10k route

We’ve compelled a list of closures and a map of the route. will be covering the Road Race on Sunday and remember to check back after the race for our photo coverage which is part of the Paisley 2021 Weekend (20-21 August).


Argyle Street, at its junction with Lady Lane

Blackstoun Road, at its western junction with the roundabout at Ferguslie Park Avenue

Bridge Street, both carriageways, from Lonend to Abbey Close (to enable Fun Run to cross Bridge Street)

Canal Street, from Stow Brae to Main Road Castlehead, except for access to fire station and adjacent businesses

Causeyside Street, from Canal Street to St Mirren Street, except for access to Orchard Street

Causeyside Street (side road) from Causeyside Street to Forbes Place

Cotton Street, from Bridge Street to Gauze Street (except for Paisley Abbey church parking)

County Place, from Moss Street to Gilmour Street

Craigielea Avenue, at its junction with Ferguslie Park Avenue

Drums Avenue, at its junction with Greenhill Road

Ferguslie Park Avenue, from Greenhill Road to Tannahill Road

Forbes Place, from Causeyside Street (side road) to Causeyside Street

Gauze Street, from Mill Street to St James Bridge

George Street, from Barr Place to Tower Terrace

Gilmour Street, from Central Road to High Street (except for taxis at taxi rank)

Greenhill Road, from Underwood Road to Ferguslie Park Avenue, except for access to premises

High Street,from Gauze Street at St James Bridge, to the East side of Townhead Terrace

High Street, from Lady Lane to the East side of Townhead Terrace (except for Coats Memorial church parking and access to Townhead Terrace)

Lady Lane, from George Street to High Street

Lawn Street, from Incle Street to Gauze Street

McKenzie Street, from Greenhill Road to Drums Crescent

Moss Street, from School Wynd to Old Sneddon Street

Murray Street, from McKean Street to Greenhill Road, except for access to premises, the junction of Murray Street and Greenhill Road being closed.

New Street, from Witherspoon Street to High Street

Oakshaw Street East, from School Wynd to its western extremity

School Wynd, from Moss Street to Oakshaw Street East

Silk Street, from Lawn Street to Gauze Street

Smithhills Street, from Gauze Street to Central Road

St Mirren Street, from Causeyside Street to The Cross

Storie Street, from Witherspoon Street to High Street

Tannahill Road, from Ferguslie Park Avenue southwards for 5 metres or thereby

Underwood Road, from Caledonia Street to Kerr Street

Underwood Road, from Well Street to Kerr Street, except for access to premises

Weighhouse Close, from New Street to its northern extremity

Witherspoon Street, from Storie Street to New Street

Wardrope Street, at George Street


Three parking bays on the south side of George Street at West Buchanan Place will be suspended to allow the 10k to cross the road without obstruction.

Parking will also be suspended on the North side of George Street from Causeyside Street to Barr Place.

Traffic will be controlled by the police when necessary at Baronscourt Road junction with Linwood Road, between the approximate times of 10.15am and 10.45am hours, to avoid danger. The runners should keep to the footway on the north side of Baronscourt Road.

Access on all roads will be maintained for Emergency Services at all times.