Local Residents' Information

Camp Bestival Shropshire

Camp Bestival is committed to engaging with the local community. We regularly engage with local authorities, Police, Fire and Ambulance services, the highways and transport teams for local train operators. We also listen carefully to the parish councils in the surrounding areas of the event.

Dates for Camp Bestival 2024 at Weston Park are

Event dates: Thursday 15th August to Monday 19th August

Site build/break: Friday 2nd August to Friday 23rd August

Residents Hotline

While we hope there is no cause to do so, residents may call this number for any matters of concern:

0161 647 7934 – operational times are 24 hours during event days: from Thursday 15th August at 09:00 to Monday 19th August at 13:00

If you wish to contact the festival outside of these hours, please email: [email protected]

Working with The Local Community

A dedicated External Event Manager will be working with residents to discuss and resolve issues and feedback any suggestions for future improvement.

Contact is via the resident’s hotline number 0161 647 7934 or email as [email protected].

Representatives from our Event Management Team, including acoustic consultants, together with representatives from the local authority will also be on site throughout the weekend to respond to any issues.

Traffic Management

Event Build & Break Traffic

All contractor traffic coming to Weston Park have been instructed to access via the A5.  Access to site will be via the Shrewsbury Gate (Green).

Event Visitors Arrival

  • Arrival from the West – Directed to the M54 Junction 3 then the A41 and A5.
  • Arrival from the East – Directed from Cannock via the A5.
  • Arrival from North & South – Directed to the M6 Junction 12 then access via the A5 from Gailey Roundabout.

A small number of vehicles will gain access from the A41 onto Offoxey Road to enter the site via Tong Gate on Mill Lane.

Event Visitors Leaving

  • All egress traffic will be directed to exit via the A5 and A41 as appropriate.

Road Closures

Mill Lane will be closed throughout the operating times of the festival.  This will be from Thursday 15th August 07:00hrs to Monday 19th August 13:00hrs.  A local diversion will be signed.

Refuse Removal and Disposal

There are litter picking teams active each day, cleaning roads in the surrounding area regularly.

Fireworks Display

Please note there will be a small low noise fireworks display lasting around five minutes on Sunday 18th August at approximately 22:25.

Your Feedback

We are keen for your feedback; if you think any additional information should be included on our website, please get in touch by email: [email protected]

A residents’ debrief meeting will be held in the late Autumn. Details will be published in due course.

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