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Tour De France Opening Ceremony In Leeds
The eyes of the world will be on Leeds as the First Direct Arena holds the Tour de France Opening Ceremony.
It’s set to be the biggest event of its kind in the history of the race, but Leeds City Council have warned there will be road closures.
Nearly 200 Riders in the race, including Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish will be parading through the city centre from just after 6pm as they make their way to the official Team Presentation.
The parade gives cycling fans and the public the chance to see all of the riders two days before the Grand Depart on The Headrow on Saturday.
The riders will go from the university into the city centre along Calverley Street before crossing Millennium Square, heading up Upper Cookridge Street before crossing Clay Pit Lane and turning right onto Merrion Way before a final left turn takes them into the Leeds Arena.
This means the following road closures and parking restrictions will be in place:
Calverley Street (southbound) – between Clarendon Way and Great George Street
Clay Pit Lane (south-west bound) - Between the Inner Ring Road and Woodhouse Lane
Cookridge Street – Between Portland Gate and Woodhouse Lane
Lovell Park Road - Between Grafton St and Merrion Way
Wade Lane - Closed Northbound
Willow Terrace Road
Woodhouse Lane - At its junction with Clay Pit Lane
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