Where will you be watching the Tour of Britain as it comes to Brighton?

Posted On 31 Jul 2014 at 1:37 pm
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The key times and locations of the Tour of Britain’s penultimate leg which ends in Brighton have just been published.

tour of britain routeThe city hosts the leg on Saturday, 13 September and thousands of people are expected to line the streets to see the riders finish.

The Tour of Britain is the UK’s biggest professional cycle race and the country’s largest free-to-spectate sporting event attracting the biggest live attendance of any sporting event in the UK.

The Tour is now a cornerstone of the sporting year and the country’s main cycling event.  The economic benefit of hosting the race in 2013 was an estimated £3million per stage.

The stage 7 leg of the tour, which leaves from Camberley, Surrey at 10am, takes in a 140 mile journey encompassing West Sussex, East Sussex and finally entering Brighton where it will culminate on Madeira Drive between 3-4pm.

Organisers estimate the race will pass through the below locations at the following times (subject to change):

Ditchling Beacon         14:57

Coldean Lane             15:06

A270 Lewes Road        15:08

Bear Road                   15:11

Warren Road             15:14

Wilson Avenue            15:14

Marina Way                15:16

Through tunnel           15:17

Marine Parade            15:19

Madeira Drive            15:20

Download the route map here.

Ian Davey, BHCC’s lead member for transport, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to be hosting part of this flagship event.  Residents and visitors will be able to watch for free from various vantage points along the way and many thousands will also view it on TV which will be a great showcase for Brighton.

“We wish all the riders well in this challenging race and look forward to welcoming them to our cycle-friendly city.”

 

  1. jri Reply

    more chaos for the ordinary citizens of brighton

  2. jri Reply

    more chaos for the ordinary citizens of brighton

  3. Valerie Paynter Reply

    Isn’t PRIDE on too? Marine Parade and Madeira Drive could be challenged.

  4. Valerie Paynter Reply

    Isn’t PRIDE on too? Marine Parade and Madeira Drive could be challenged.

  5. HJarrs Reply

    Pride is this weekend.

  6. HJarrs Reply

    Pride is this weekend.

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