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Friday 26 May

Information for Friday 26 May 2023

Stage One of the Ford RideLondon Classique, a UCI Women’s WorldTour race featuring the world’s best female riders, takes place on Friday 26 May. It starts in King Street, Saffron Walden at 11:00 and finishes on the High Street, Colchester, between 14:30 and 15:00.

The route passes through the districts of Uttlesford, Braintree, Colchester and Tendring.

Limited road closures will be in place throughout the route on the day across the route with a longer period needed for a section in Colchester, the stage finish.

This page contains all the information you need to plan ahead. It includes:

To find out more information about Stage One of the Ford RideLondon Classique, including a stage overview and where to watch, click here.

Route map and road timings

Route map of Stage One of the Ford RideLondon Classique 
  • To view and download the GPX file of the Stage One route, click here.
  • To see the full timings for Stage One, click here.

Road closure details

To ensure the safe and smooth running of the 2023 Ford RideLondon-Essex event, road closures will be necessary in Essex and London from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 May.

Click below to download a leaflet that provides more information about the road closures in Essex on Friday 26 May.

Interactive road closure map

Please zoom in to see details of the road closures on Friday 26 May 2023.

To view the full map in a new browser, please click here.

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