Search

Havering Olympic torch route announced

12:01 19 March 2012

London 2012 chairman Lord Coe holding the Olympic Torch, which will travel round London in July

London 2012 chairman Lord Coe holding the Olympic Torch, which will travel round London in July

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Road-by-road details of the route the Olympic torch will take in Havering have been announced today (Monday March 19).

Thousands of residents are expected to turn out to cheer on specially-chosen torchbearers as they carry the flame across the borough, on Sunday July 22

The torch will cross into Havering from Barking and Dagenham, in London Road, at 1.16pm, according to organisers.

It will be carried into St Edwards’ Way roundabout, up Romford High Street, before looping around the Market Place.

It will then travel the length of South Street, touching briefly into Rom Valley Way, before hitting Roneo Corner.

Runners will next bear it along Hornchurch Road, before turning left into Billet Lane, crossing the green at the Queen’s Theatre, and linking into North Street.

From there it will move into the High Street, down Station Lane and Suttons Lane, and into Airfield Way.

It will then travel left into South End Road, before moving into Rainham Road, Bridge Road, and Viking Way.

The torch will make a u-turn into Upminster Road South, and finish for the day in the Broadway.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:03
London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

An environment group is welcoming the decision to reject airport expansion plans.

Yesterday, 11:43

Three men from East London have been charged with conspiracy to steal following reports of vehicles being stolen from garages in Kent.

Yesterday, 11:10
Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled by Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience last night in the first of the general election television set pieces.

Yesterday, 09:36
Massive Millie the Cocker Spaniel is morbidly obese and hopes to shed more than half her body weight with Pet Fit Club

A podgy pooch will get a new lease of life as she sheds the pounds in a new weight loss programme.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder

A brave PCSO fended the knife-wielding man off with a shopping basket.

Italy’s highest court today overturned last year’s convictions and declined to order another trial.

But what do other parties do with their 404 pages? This you’ll want to see.