This week probably the most global’s absolute best cyclists will probably be coming thru Warwickshire for the OVO Power Excursion of Britain.

Degree seven of the excursion will probably be kicking off at Warwick Racecourse on Friday (September 13).

Photo from last year's OVO Energy Tour of Britain. Photo by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Picture from final 12 months’s OVO Power Excursion of Britain. Picture by way of Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com


This is some details about the direction, instances and street closures.

The days

Warwick Racecourse (get started) ~ 11am


Leek Wootton ~ 11.15am

The route map for stage seven of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

The direction map for level seven of the OVO Power Excursion of Britain.



Kenilworth ~ 11.20am


Hunningham Hill ~ 1.40pm – 2.15pm


Ashorne ~ 2pm – 2.30pm


Wellesbourne ~ 2pm – 2.40pm

A closer look at the route map for stage seven of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

A more in-depth take a look at the direction map for level seven of the OVO Power Excursion of Britain.



Burton Dassett ~ 2.45pm – 3pm


Burton Dassett Nation Park (End) ~ 3.20pm – 4.10pm

Instances are approximate and dependent at the velocity of the riders.

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The direction

The OVO Power Excursion of Britain will trip thru all 5 districts and boroughs of Warwickshire for the primary time and can lead to Burton Dassett Nation Park.

The 188.7km direction will discuss with Warwick, Kenilworth, the College of Warwick, Meriden, Fillongley, Atherstone, Mancetter, Hartshill, Galley Not unusual, Corley, Bedworth, Bulkington, Brinklow, Lengthy Lawford, Bilton, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Princethorpe, Ashorne, Wellesbourne, Ettington, Edgehill, Warmington, Temple Herdewyke, and contains 3 ascents of Burton Dassett on a 12km direction.

The peloton will head up in opposition to Meriden by means of Kenilworth and Berkswell, ahead of travelling throughout North Warwickshire to Bedworth and Bulkington.

Riders will then head south in opposition to Brinklow and the outskirts of Rugby, and again as much as Princethorpe ahead of racing alongside Fosse Approach, right down to Wellesbourne, and thru Ettington and Edgehill.

Two Eisberg Sprints look forward to competition throughout the level, the primary at Brinklow, and the second one at Pillerton Priors.

Competition will then face 3 Skoda King of the Mountain demanding situations in a gruelling ultimate stretch together with two complete loops of Burton Dassett County Park ahead of crossing the excursion’s first-ever hill peak end line.

Extra information about the OVO Power Excursion of Britain may also be discovered by way of clicking right here by way of going to: www.tourofbritain.co.united kingdom/phases/stage-seven

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Highway closures and delays

Motorists are being warned of a variety of street closures as Warwickshire prepares for the go back of the United Kingdom’s premier males’s cycle race.

Rolling closures will probably be in impact when the OVO Power Excursion of Britain passes in the course of the county on Friday lowering disruption on native roads, with lengthy closures additionally being saved to a minimal.

Warwickshire County Council has recommended locals to plot forward when travelling at the day of the race and to verify others are conscious about the deliberate closures in addition to parking restrictions.

Hundreds are anticipated to line the streets because the excursion returns to Warwickshire for the second one 12 months working, with the arena’s absolute best cyclists environment off at Warwick Racecourse ahead of tackling the 188.7km direction, which culminates in a hill-top end at Burton Dassett Nation Park.

Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chief of Warwickshire County Council, mentioned: “We expect large crowds to be lining the streets when the excursion passes in the course of the county, however for many who have prior engagements at the day, we will be able to as soon as once more be applying rolling street closures to cut back disturbances.

“Those rolling closures will probably be in position around the county, designed to stay roads closed as in short as conceivable, and make sure the day is pleasant for everybody.

“The roads surrounding the end at Burton Dassett Nation Park will probably be topic to everlasting closures all through the day, so please take this under consideration when making trip preparations.

“It will be improbable to peer those who aren’t travelling out of the county appearing their improve and becoming a member of within the pleasure by way of looking at the excursion pass previous their properties and offices.”

Warwickshire Police could also be urging citizens to pay attention to street closures and to plot their trips.

Inspector Daren Webster mentioned: “Following the luck of earlier excursions in Warwickshire during the last couple of years we are thrilled to welcome the excursion again once more this 12 months. It’s going to be glorious to peer probably the most global’s peak cyclists fighting it out in a televised particular person time trial at the streets of our county.

“To permit the race to cross thru there will probably be mounted street closures in position all through the day to permit the race to start out and end safely.

“Whilst inevitably there will probably be disruption because of the character of the development, the development organisers will stay this to a minimal.

“Our More secure Neighbourhood Groups will probably be in attendance for neighborhood engagement and reassurance.”

Lengthy street closures contains:

Solar Emerging Hill in Tysoe from the junction of Tysoe Rd to Sugarswell Lane. It’s going to be a ‘public protection closure for use if important’ from 8am to 6pm on Friday September 13.

Within the Avon Dassett house there will probably be a closure of Dassett Highway from the junction of the B4100 to Village street, a closure of Burton Hills Highway from the junction of Village Highway to the junction of Avon Dassett Highway and there will probably be a closure of Dassett Highway from the junction of Avon Dassett Highway to the junction of the B4100.

Those closures are because of be in position from 5am to 7.30pm on Friday (September 13).

For the record of rolling street closures around the county click on right here or pass to: https://www.warwickshire.gov.united kingdom/neighborhood/tour-britain



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