The Olympic Torch facts for Monday 9th July - we will run updates throughout the day online and on Meridian Tonight on ITV1 at 6pm, capturing the best moments from what will be an unforgettable day for the torch bearers, for the towns and villages it is carried through and all who turn out to cheer it along the route.
- 133 torchbearers will carry the flame on Monday
- It will travel 122.32 miles
- It will travel through 15 communities
- Evening celebrations will take place in South Park, Oxford
The torch should arrive in our region down the A413 Buckingham Road from Whitchurch in Buckinghamshire. It will then turn left down Oxford Road (A418) and then onto Buckingham Street. It will then turn right into Market Square before going down Walton Street and Walton Road. The flame will then pass the Grange School bus lane before arriving in Wendover Road.
*Stoke Mandeville 11.56 *
After arriving on Wendover Road (A413), the Olympic torch will then head onto Station Road (A410) before turning right into Lower Road (B4443). It will then head into Stoke Mandeville Stadium where more than 1,500 school children will be welcoming its arrival.
The torch will then continue its tour of Aylesbury, heading down Mandeville Road (B4443) and then onto Churchill Avenue. Ellen Road will be its next stop before its last stop in the town at Mandeville School Lane.
The next port of call will be Waddesdon High Street from Warmstone Lane. It will then call down Queen Street before leaving the village.
The flame will arrive in Oxfordshire for the first time in Bicester via London Road (B4100) from Talisman Road. After stopping in Market Square, the flame will then go through Sheep Street, St John's Street and Queen's Avenue. The last stretch of the journey through Bicester will go through King's End and Middleton Stoney Road.
There will be a short tour of Kirtlington down Heyford Road (A4095) from Akeman Close, before heading down to Bletchingdon Road.
The convoy will arrive in Woodstock next from Churchill Gate down Oxford Road (A44). The flame will pass through High Street and Park Street before making its approach to Blenheim Palace, where Winston Churchill was born.
It's onto Kidlington next, down Banbury Road (A4260) from The Moors. Then its straight onto Oxford Road and Fairfax Road on its way to Oxford.
Onto the torch's final destination for Day 52 - Oxford. It will arrive in the city at Horspath Road from Pony Road. It will pass the BMW Mini plant site before heading down Watlington Road (B480). Then its Cuddeston Way, Blackbird Leys Road and Barn's Road. The flame will then turn right into Towns Road and then onto Oxford Road before the long stretch down Cowley Road. It will then turn right into St Clement's Street and onto Morrell Avenue. Then it's Warneford Lane before it finally arrives in South Park for a big evening celebration.
The Torch Bearers
Click on the names below to find out more about who will carry the Olympic Flame
Carrying the torch through Aylesbury will be:
Carrying the torch in the Stoke Mandeville Stadium will be:
*Carrying the torch through Waddesdon will be: *
Carrying the torch through Bicester will be:
Carrying the torch through Kirtlington will be:
Carrying the torch through Woodstock will be:
Carrying the torch through Kidlington will be:
Carrying the torch through Oxford will be: