Women’s World Tour Road Race – The Classique

Please come and join us and the children from the primary school this coming Friday 27th May 2022 from 11am on the greensward at The Cross where we will have a spectator area set up for watching & cheering through the Women’s World Tour Cycling Race – The Classique. It will take approximately 60 minutes for both laps to pass through the village (arriving at the Cross – Circuit 1 at 11.45am and Circuit 2 at 12.45pm) so light refreshments will be available between the two circuits. Please bring a light weight chair or blanket should you wish to sit down and with the weather looking good whilst we will have a large gazebo providing shelter, a sun hat and sun cream may also be needed. National TV together with most local radios are reporting on this event so lets make a noise Layer de la Haye and show our support for these world class athletes. If you cant make it to The Cross show your support from the kerbside as they pass along Abberton Road, Malting Green Road & Church Road.

Details of Road Closures

The following roads from the direction of Abberton into and out of Layer de la Haye will be closed to all traffic through the use of a rolling road block controlled by the Police; Peldon Road – Layer Road – Oxley Hill – Abberton Road – Malting Green – Malting Green Road – Church Road – Wigborough Road. This also means there will be no access into or out of Bounstead Road, Lower End, Fields Farm Road, The Folley, Hawfinch Road & Old Forge Road (all estate roads) Birch Road at the junction with The High Road.

1st Rolling Road Block will be approximately 11.30am to 12midday with riders due at the cross around 11.45am. 2nd Rolling Road Block will be approximately 12.30am to 1pm with riders due at the cross at around 12.45pm. Should any emergency situation occur during these times contingency plans are in place between the blue light services.

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