Reminder of road closures for Sunday’s Prudential Ride London bike event
Published: Tuesday 28th July 15
Residents are being reminded that this weekend’s Prudential Ride London cycle event will affect travel in many parts of the borough.
This large scale cycling event is being staged on both days this weekend – but will have a particularly significant impact locally on Sunday, August 2.
Sunday's races will have the biggest impact locally
In Wandsworth the following roads will be closed to all vehicle traffic on Sunday.
- Wimbledon Parkside SW19
- Tibbet’s Corner SW19
- Tibbet’s Ride SW15
- Putney Hill SW15
- Putney High Street SW15
- Putney Bridge SW15
These roads are scheduled to be closed from 7am to around 7.30pm but Putney High Street will be closed at 6am to allow crowd barriers to be installed.
Chelsea Bridge, Albert Bridge and Battersea Bridge will all be closed while Wandsworth Bridge will be closed with access for residents only from 7am to around 7.30pm.
This is to allow the following three events to be staged:
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 (6am - 5.30pm) sees thousands of amateur cyclists take on a cycling challenge starting at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then onto a 100-mile route in London to Surrey, and finishing on The Mall. The event also includes a business relay with teams of four riders who will each ride 25 miles.
Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic (1.30pm – 6.30pm) involves 150 of the world's top pro cyclists, racing on a 200km route from central London to Surrey. Now in its third year, the race will be televised live by BBC Sport.
Prudential RideLondon Handcycle Classic (8.30am – 9.30am) sees 50 top handcyclists race from Kingston to the finish line at The Mall, in the second year of the event. The event will include Paralympic medallists who will race over a 15-mile route.