Tour de France expected in Epping Forest around 2.30pm

Mark Cavendish will hope to win maximum points for the srint which finishes in High Street, Epping

Mark Cavendish will hope to win maximum points for the srint which finishes in High Street, Epping

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Epping Forest

A detailed schedule for the visit of the Tour de France to Epping Forest on July 7 has been released by organisers. 

It is estimated riders will arrive in Fyfield at 2.27pm if riders maintain an average of 45km/h.

They should leave Epping Forest and arrive in Redbridge shortly after 3pm and enter Waltham Forest around 10 minutes later.

The schedule is as follows:

Epping Forest: Fyfield – 2.27pm; Moreton – 2.30pm; North Weald Bassett – 2.41pm; Coopersale – 2.46; Epping – 2.49pm.

Redbridge: Woodford Green – 3.02pm.

Waltham Forest: Walthamstow – 3.11pm; Leyton – 3.17pm.

The race begins in Cambridge at 12.25pm and the winner is expected to cross the finish line, in The Mall opposite Buckingham Palace 155km later, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.

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