Torch route information

Published: 10 Jul 2012 07:00

THE Olympic Torch will be travelling through Bracknell from 5.30-6pm today (Tuesday). See the route and traffic information below:

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* The torch will be brought by motor convoy from Ascot and will arrive in Bracknell in London Road at the junction with New Forest Ride at 5.31pm.

* It will then be carried by torchbearers along London Road, Millennium Way and Skimped Hill Lane to the Peel Centre for 6pm.

* There will be temporary road closures as the torch passes. It will depend on crowd size whether eastbound traffic will be able to pass.

* Through traffic will be diverted along Harvest Ride and local traffic along Lily Hill Drive and Longhill Road.

* Parking will be banned on the A329 between the junction of New Forest Ride and the Met Office Roundabout.

* Council and other public car parks will open as usual. Blue Badge holders can park free in Car Park Seven on the northern side of The Ring opposite Easthampstead House from 4pm.

* There will be disruption from 6pm on the A329M westbound as the torch relay police escort team stops cars going ahead of the convoy as it travels from Bracknell to the Sutton Seeds roundabout junction with the A4 in Reading.

* See www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/london2012

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