The key times and locations of the Tour of Britain’s penultimate leg which ends in Brighton have just been published.
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
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.”