Map courtesy of Isle of Wight Council.
THE route the Olympic torch will take across the Isle of Wight has been revealed today (Monday) and the names of those who will carry have been announced.
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has confirmed the torch will arrive in Yarmouth on Saturday July 14, carried on a Wightlink ferry.
It is due to arrive in the town at 12.44pm, where a vehicle convoy will form, before setting off to the Needles at 1.04pm.
According to the Isle of Wight Council the first torchbearer will begin their run on Madeira Lane, Totland at 1.08pm and several bearers will carry the torch on its way to York Lane, where it is due to arrive at 1.23pm.
At 1.27pm another bearer will begin their run at The Needles Park at Alum Bay and the torch will be taken by chairlift to the seafront, before returning to the top at 1.58pm.
The torch convoy will make its way back to Yarmouth at 2.14pm and the torch will be carried through the town, going through Quay Street, Pier Street, the High Street, Baskett's Lane, Tennyson Road and The Mount.
At 2.23pm it will then be taken towards Carisbrooke where the next torchbearer will carry the flame at 2.38pm along Gunville Road.
The torch will be then be carried by several bearers from Gunville Road, along Carisbrooke High Street and through Newport town centre, where it will head down the High Street towards Coppins Bridge.
From there it will be carried along Fairlee Road to Medina College at 3.17pm, which will be hosting the Isle of Wight Primary School Games.
The torch will then be carried towards East Cowes, where it will be carried through the grounds of Osborne House coming out onto The Avenue at 3.50pm. It will then be carried down onto York Avenue and Well Road before finishing at Red Funnel's vehicle yard.
The convoy will then board the ferry to Southampton, which is hosting an evening welcome event.
Details of who has been chosen to carry the torch will be announced by LOCOG, and more details about the torch visit to the Isle of Wight including detailed maps of where the torch will be carried is available on the council's website at www.iwight.com/olympictorchrelay
• Have you be chosen to carry the Olympic Torch on the Isle of Wight? Please get in touch by e-mailing email@example.com or phoning 01983 522210
|Maps courtesy of Isle of Wight Council.