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Cycle Wiltshire British Cycling Elite Grand Prix Cycle Race

10 May 2015

Cycle Wilts Wilton

The Cycle Wiltshire Cycle Race on Sunday 10 May 2015 is part of the top tier of the British Cycling calendar, the Elite Road Series and attracts the very top professional riders in the UK.

Starting with a ceremonial rollout at 11.00am through Salisbury before heading to Wilton for the racing start at about 11.30am with 120 professional riders taking part. The race circuit takes in numerous parishes, including Burcombe, Barford St Martin, Compton Chamberlayne, Fovant, Ebbesbourne Wake, Bishopstone and Broad Chalke, with riders taking on the challenging climb of Fovant Hill multiple times before the finish in Wilton Market Square at 3.00pm. Many of the Wilton shops will be open, as will cafes, pubs and the Parish Church is hosting “The Best of Wilton” Exhibition and serving teas  and burgers as well.

Wilton House are hosting one of their “Wake Up Wilton” classic car events from 8.00am – 10.00am and there is a Model Railway Expo in the Michael Herbert Hall all weekend. Residents and visitors are advised to use the free park and ride service – see below.

Parking Restrictions in Wilton on Sunday 10th May.

The Market Square will be closed from Saturday 9th May 5.00pm until 6.00pm on Sunday 10th May

On Sunday:

*Parts of North Street, South Street, West Street and Shaftesbury Road             * South  Street Car Park will be closed from 9pm Saturday 9 May until 6pm Sunday 10 May * Parts of North Street and the roads around the Market Square will be closed to traffic from 5.00am until 6pm on Sunday 10 May.

There will be a free shuttle bus running between the town centre and the Park and Ride Site on Sunday from 9.00am – 5.00pm.

Further information please contact Tamzin Earley 01722 434641 or email tamzin.earley@wiltshire.gov.uk

This is your chance to see elite sport up close and personal. It is fast, colourful and free to watch!

For information on Cycle Wiltshire go to www.cyclewiltshire.org.uk


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