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Aviva Women’s Tour 2015 to visit Marlow on Sunday 21st June 2015

| June 19, 2015

Stage Five, the final stage, of the Aviva Women’s Tour 2015 will take place on Sunday 21st June 2015 on a route through the Chiltern Hills between Marlow and Hemel Hempstead.

Widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading races for female cyclists, Stage Five the Aviva Women’s Tour 2015 will start from the High Street in Marlow at 10.00am.

Ninety six of the world’s top riders from sixteen professional teams will be presented to crowds before the race after which they will head away through the town centre.

This is the first time the Women’s Tour has visited Buckinghamshire. This final years stage is supported by Wycombe District Council, Chiltern District Council, Buckinghamshire County Council and Leap (the Bucks and MK Sport and Activity Partnership).

The final stage begins on Marlow High Street before heading west through Danesfield and then north through Mill End. Taking in Prestwood, Great Missenden, Chesham and Tring.

The final charge to the finish line will drop down through Potten End before arriving in Hemel Hempstead at the finishing straight on the Leighton Buzzard Road alongside Gadebridge Park.

The womenstour.co.uk website contains details of the stage as well as a tour map.

On Sunday 21st June 2015 the whole of the High Street, Marlow will be closed from 4.00am to 2.00pm, including Marlow bridge. However the bottom end of the High Street (past Station Rd roundabout) and the bridge is expected to reopen soon after the riders depart at 11.00am.

Pound Lane will be closed from 8.00am to 12.00 midday from the High Street roundabout to Malthouse Way, it will hopefully be reopened soon after the race departs.

Pound Lane Car Park will be closed to the public until 2.00pm on the day of the race.

For the remainder of the route there will be rolling road closures implemented in order to reduce the disruption.

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