The Tour de Yorkshire will be passing through Sutton in Craven on Sunday 3rd May 2015. This is an international standard cycling race, building on success and legacy of the Tour De France last year. The professional race will be broadcast on live on ITV in the UK and will be shown over 100 countries worldwide.
The route of the race heads north from Laycock, down the Ellers Road, High Street then on to Holme Lane, before travelling to Cross Hills.
In addition to the professional race, which will pass through Sutton-in-Craven between1510-1530 (the exact time is dependent on how fast the cyclist are travelling), there is an amateur sportive event of over 2000 riders which uses the same route as the professional race. This will be held Sunday 3rd May 2015 before the professional road race.
The Police will implement a rolling road closures along the race route for around 1 hour. No vehicles will be able to access the race route during the rolling road closure. The anticipated road closure times will be between1450-1550, however these may vary depending on the speed of the cyclists.
In addition to the rolling road closure, parking restrictions will need to be implemented along Ellers Road, from the top of the descent in to Ellers, and on to High Street until its junction with Main Street. This will mean that no parking will be permitted from 0800-1630 along these roads.