Bikers please note: On Monday 7th July Stage 3 of the Tour de France travels through Cambridge, as well as north, east & central London, passing along the Thames and finishing on The Mall.

The route starts on the 5th, taking in Leeds, and Harrogate, then on to York and Sheffield on the 6th. On the 7th, the cycle race starts in Cambridge (which is effectively closed!), passing through Great Shelford, Saffron Walden and close to Braintree and Chelmsford then through Epping. It moves into Greater London via Woodford Green, Chingford, Walthamstow and Snaresbrook before approaching central London via Leyton, Stratford, West Ham, Plaistow, Silvertown, Leamouth, Poplar, Wapping and Shadwell.

The final leg sees the riders pass the Tower of London then along The Thames towards Victoria Embankment before riding past the Houses of Parliament, around St James’s Park and finishing on The Mall at around 15:30.


The roads on the London section will close from 10:00 for most of the day and will re-open ‘when safe to do so’.

For Cambridge closures click here:

Download a PDF of the London map here: tour-de-france-route-map


For more info on the full route visit:

Tony Carter

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