Roads will be closed around Chester this Sunday as the Deva Triathlon makes its return.

The 26th time the event has been held in the city, run by Chester Triathlon Club, it will see hundreds of athletes swim, pedal and run their way through a challenging course.

Competitors have entered in the Olympic and Middle distances, the latter seeing them swim 1.2 miles in the River Dee, cycle 56 miles around the city, before completing laps totalling a half marathon (13.1 miles).

Here are the road closures people need to be aware of on Sunday, June 2:

From 3am for a maximum duration of 12 hours

Souters Lane – whole length (Little St John Street to The Groves)

From 6am for a maximum duration of 5 hours

Vicars Lane nearside westbound lane – whole length (Love Street to Little St John Street)

Pepper Street nearside westbound lane – Newgate Street to Volunteer Street

Park Street – whole length (Little St John Street to Duke Street)

Duke Street – whole length (Park Street to Lower Bridge Street)

From 6am for a maximum duration of 7 hours:
Grosvenor Park Road nearside westbound lane (including the slip road from Boughton into
Grosvenor Park Road) – from Boughton to Union Street

Union Street nearside westbound lane–from Grosvenor Park Road to Love Street

Lower Bridge Street – Duke Street to Handbridge

Handbridge – Lower Bridge Street to Queens Park Road

Castle Drive – Little Roodee Car Park Entrance to Lower Bridge Street

From 6.30am for a maximum duration of 4 hours

Grosvenor Park Terrace – The Royal Chester Rowing Club entrance to The Groves

The Groves and rear road – Grosvenor Park Terrace to a point approximately 25 metres west of the Suspension Bridge

From 7am for a maximum duration of 5 hours

Chester Road, Churton – Sibbersfield Lane to its southerly junction with Stannage Lane

From 7am for a maximum duration of 6 hours

Christleton Road/Boughton – the nearside westbound lane from Challinor Street to The Bars

Close the gap in the central reservation of Boughton at its junction with Hoole Lane from 7am

Sunday 2nd June for a maximum duration of 6 hours

Prohibit waiting from 5am until 1pm on Sunday 2nd June on Grosvenor Park Road (both sides
including residents parking bays) - A51 The Bars to Bath Street

Prohibit waiting from 5am until 1pm on Sunday 2nd June on the following lengths of road:

Sandy Lane, Boughton (both sides) – from 46 metres south of Christleton Road to 31 metres south of Mortlake Crescent

The Mount (both sides) – Sandy Lane to its easterly junction with Christleton Road
Victoria Crescent, from the Queens Park Suspension Bridge to its junction with Lower Park Road

Lower Park Road, from its junction with Victoria Crescent to its junction with Elizabeth Crescent

Grosvenor Park Road, from the junction of the A51 to the junction of The Headlands

Traffic diverted from Lower Bridge Street and Handbridge should proceed via Grosvenor Street, Grosvenor Road and Overleigh Road. Traffic diverted from Chester Road, Churton should proceed via Sibbersfield Lane, Barton Road/High Street and Churton Road, Farndon.

Pedestrian access to premises situated on or adjacent to the above roads will be maintained at all times.