OVO Mens Tour of Britain 2019

Warwickshire County Council have made a Special Event Order restricting and prohibiting vehicular traffic on various roads as indicated in the Schedule below.

Please Note – The roads will close on 13th September 2019 shortly prior to the event passing through and will reopen once the participants of the Cycling Tour have safely passed. The race will start at Warwick Racecourse at 11.00am

Rolling Closure of Roads
Bread & Meat Close
Hampton Street
Friars Street
Bowling Green Street
Market Street
Market Place
New Bridge Street
Theatre Street
Saltisford, Theatre Street Island
Saltisford, North Rock
Northgate, The Butts
Smith Street
St Johns, Coten End
Coventry Road

The Following Parking Restrictions will apply: No stopping at any time effective from 18.00hrs Thursday 12 September 2019 

Road(s) affected From To
Friar Street Junction with Bread & Meat Close Bowling Green Street
Market Street Junction with Market Place Bowling Green Street
Market Place All Parking Bays All Parking Bays
The Butts Junction with High Street Castle Hill
Smith Street East Gate St Johns


The following temporary one way suspensions are applicable ONLY to vehicles being used for or in connection with the Men’s Cycling Tour


Warwick – Market Street The One Way Order in its application to Market Street will be temporarily suspended to allow access/egress to vehicles for or in connection with the cycling tour


The Order will commence on 12th September 2019 and will last until the events are completed. It is anticipated that all of the events will be completed by 23.00hrs on 13th September 2019 (additional restrictions may also be in place for other areas along the event route). Please see website for further information: Tour of Britain

The Order contains exemptions which apply to the police, the emergency services and to statutory undertakers. Pedestrian access to and egress from properties and land situated adjacent to the length of roads to be closed will be maintained at all times. Vehicular access will be maintained where possible.

Alternative routes will be appropriately signed.

The Race Director is Andy Hawes (Tel: 01932 831485)

The team dealing with this Temporary Traffic Order at Warwickshire County Council is Network Management (Tel: 01926 412515)

To view the Official Traffic Order, please click here