MANY roads will be closed around St Mary's stadium tonight as England play in the Women's EUROs.

St Mary's will host Northern Ireland v England at 8pm tonight and 31,000 fans are expected to attend.

Fans and residents can expect road closures and increased traffic two hours before and one hour after the match.

This is to safely manage the large volumes of fans arriving at and leaving the stadium.

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The following roads will be closed for the game:

  • Northam Road
  • Belvedere Road
  • Marine Parade
  • Rochester St (aside from disabled parking bays)
  • Victoria Street
  • Britannia Road
  • Granville Street (open to cyclists)
  • Standford Street (open to cyclists)
  • Melbourne Street (open to cyclists)

The restriction on Northam Road is intended for short closures (around 20 minutes) when large numbers of pedestrians are crossing the road at the end of an event.

Albert Road North, Anglesea Terrace, Paget Street, Chapel Road and Marine Parade can't be used for waiting and loading.

Read more: Women's EURO 2022: Fan parties set for parks in Southampton

The following roads are closed from 2pm to 2am:

  • Britannia Road 
  • Victoria Street 
  • Rochester Street 
  • Wilson Street
  • Marine Parade (open to cyclists)
  • Granville Street (open to cyclists)

Standford Street and Melbourne Street are closed to all vehicles.

Southampton is one of nine cities across England hosting the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 games.

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