Follow the Torch as the Olympics arrives in the borough of Barnet
27th July 2012
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Wednesday 25 July is the big day as the Olympic Torch arrives in the borough of Barnet on day 68 of the torch relay. 

It starts the day in Harrow at 9:15, moves on to Brent, where it takes in Wembley Stadium, before heading along Kingsbury Road, where it enters the borough at the Hyde. 

The route takes in Hendon Town Hall at the Burroughs and then it has a stop for an hour at Middlesex University in Hendon at 12:47. 

To mark this there will be music and dancing with performances from the Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade, Barnet Youth Brass Band and students from Middlesex University.

It’s then taken past Church End Library in Hendon Lane, Victoria Park in Ballards Lane, the artsdepot in Tally Ho Corner and Friary Park in Friern Barnet Lane before moving on to Enfield.

At the end of the day the artsdepot and Barnet Council will put on a free dance performance starting at 9pm in Victoria Park.

Follow the street by street details here …

12:19 Kingsbury Road A4006

12:24 The Hyde A5

12:31 Herbert Road A504

12:33 Wilberforce Road A504

12:33 Station Road A504

12:42 The Burroughs A504

12:47 Middlesex University Forecourt

13:47 The Burroughs

13:48 Church Road A504

13:50 Finchley Lane A504

13:58 Hendon Lane A504

14:08 Hendon Lane A5000

14:13 Regent's Park Road A598

14:13 Ballards Lane A598

14:28 High Road A1000

14:44 Friern Barnet Lane B550

15:04 Friern Barnet Road A1003

You can see an interactive map of the journey here.  

27 torch bearers have the honour of taking the torch across the borough – you can see them all here

With all the crowds expected to line the route, there’s likely to be disruption to traffic, tube and bus services. To check how it could affect your journey go the Get Ahead of the Gameswebsite. 

And guess what, the weather’s supposed to be perfect!!!

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