Tour of Britain Berwickshire road closure orders

Tour of Britain cycle race
Tour of Britain cycle race

Day four of the Tour of Britain cycling race passes through Berwickshire on Wednesday, September 9, and as a result a number of roads in Duns and Coldstream will be closed.

Scottish Borders Council has made an order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act to close the roads for a short time between 10am and 2pm. Pedestrian access will be available at all times at the roads affected.

After passing through the Borders and finishing day three at Kelso, the Tour of Britain moves east, travelling from Edinburgh through East Lothian arriving in Berwickshire on the A6112 through to Duns.

In Duns the roads affected are Preston Road, Teindhill Green, Castle Street, Currie Street and Station Road as cyclists head towards Coldstream, following the C94 and arriving in Coldstream on Duns Road. From there they travel down Guards Road onto the High Street from where they make their way into England over Coldstream Bridge.

The previous day the race passes through Hawick, Selkirk, Melrose, finishing the day in Kelso Square, Roxburgh Street Roxburgh Street, closed to traffic from 6am and 6pm.