Torch Run – Route Map & Timings – Beckenham – Monday 23 July 2012

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On Monday 23 July the Olympic Torch Relay will pass through the LBB.  It will set off from Lewisham and run through Bromley to Crystal Palace Park.

The Relay is expected to reach the Manor Road, Kelsey Park Road, High Street junction, Beckenham at 9.57 am.

The Torch Convoy itself is anticipated to take around 15 – 20 minutes to pass a particular point although additionally there will be advance vehicles and partner activation vehicles ahead of the convoy.

This is a fabulous once in a lifetime happening right here in our town.

The Torch will be carried from Lewisham to Wandsworth..   After coming up Bromley Road from Lewisham, the torch will go through Bromley High Street and then using back streets arrive at Beckenham via Wickham Road.   The procession then joins Beckenham High Street and follows on its way through Beckenham Road to Penge High Street.   It will then parade through Crystal Palace Park and round the stadium, before heading out at the top of the hill and along Church Road into Croydon.

It will be carried by 29 runners, click the link to find out their stories and why they were chosen   – TORCHBEARERS

Check out the map to find your vantage point  TORCH RELAY ROUTE  and display this poster in your window if you can

JUST LOOK WHAT’S HAPPENING IN BECKENHAM HIGH STREET

Beckenham Toys – Face painting, cupcakes and giant bubble toy.

Caffe Nero – free coffee and cake samples

Love A Slice –  cakes, free samples cakes

Zizzi’s – Tasty food buffet

Odeon cinema and Bricklayers Arms special early opening

Wimpy – Mister Wimpy (man in costume) outside premises

Villager sausages – free samples of cooked sausages

Blockbusters video – free samples popcorn and fizzy drinks

Mr Simms sweetshop – free sweet samples

With lots of music and fun bands to speed them on their way!

 

 

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