BUXTON is gearing up for Olympic celebrations with the Olympic Torch Relay visiting the town this afternoon.
The whistle-stop tour of the town will begin at 17:03 from Bakewell Road and will end at 17:30 on London Road
Rolling road blocks will be in as the torch moves through town while The Crescent, The Square and Water Street will be closed all day.
High Peak Borough Council are advising spectators to aim to be in town and parked up by 3pm at the latest.
Time The Route
17:03 Bakewell Road (A6)
17:07 Bakewell Road (A6) onto Spring Gardens (A6)
17:09 Spring Gardens (A6) onto Bridge Street (A53)
17:10 Bridge Street (A53) onto Station Road (A53)
17:11 Station Road (A53) past Buxton Railway Station
17:14 Station Road (A53) onto St John’s Road (A53)
17:15 St. John’s Road (A53) onto Water Street
17:15 Water Street past Buxton Opera House
17:17 Water Street onto The Square
17:17 The Square onto The Crescent
17:18 The Crescent onto Terrace Road (A515)
17:20 Terrace Road (A515) past The Slopes
17:22 Terrace Road (A515) past Bath Road
17:26 High Street (A515) past West Road
17:27 High Street (A515) past Mosley Road
17:29 London Road (A515) past Heath Grove
17:30 London Road (A515) past Highland Close
Celebrations will continue in the town with a host of events taking place in the Pavilion Gardens.
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