December 22 2013 Latest news:
Friday, January 18, 2013
The roads of Redbridge which will be included in the third leg of the Tour de France have been revealed.
The race will come into Redbridge from the north east of the borough from Epping New Road.
It will then pass through High Road, Woodford Green and Woodford New Road, South Woodford and leave the borough by going down Forest Road, Waltham Forest.
In a joint statement leader of the council Cllr Keith Prince and deputy leader Cllr Ian Bond said: “The Tour de France is an incredible test of skill, strength and endurance.”
The British section of the race is starting in Yorkshire with London being the last stage before cyclists head to France.
The 23-day race will come to Redbridge in July 2014.