Olympic Flame Route
19 March 2012, 07:52
We now know which streets the 2012 torch will be carried along in Nottingham, Leicester and Derby.
The Olympic Flame will come within 10 miles of 95% of people in the UK and now we know exactly where it'll be going and at what times as the relay routes have been released.
Overview of Route
In Derby, the flame will enter the city on Ashbourne Road passing under Friar Gate Bridge before travelling into the Cathedral Quarter on Friday 29th June. It'll go around the streets of the Cathedral Quarter, travelling across the Market Place and twice under the shadow of Derby Cathedral. Then it'll go to Market Place up Duffield Road towards the site of the evening celebration at Darley Park.
In Leicester, it'll be carried along London Road towards the city centre, travelling along Humberstone Gate and Belgrave Gate, before arriving in Abbey Park in the early evening on July 2nd. It'll leave the city on 3rd July, starting from the National Space Centre and travelling along Belgrave Road and Loughborough Road. The journey out of Leicester will be via train heading for Quorn.
In Notts, it'll be carried across the water at the National Water Sports Centre and visit Sherwood Forest and the Major Oak. It'll also head to the Rebecca Adlington Swimming Centre in Mansfield, to Newark, Radcliffe on Trent, then onto West Bridgford and Embankment, into Nottingham City then on to the evening celebration in Market Square.