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Warrington's Challenge Cup winners parade - here's all you need to know

Thousands are expected at a homecoming parade in Warrington later after the Wolves' stunning victory in the Challenge Cup Final. Credit: PA.

Thousands of people are expected at a homecoming parade in Warrington later after the Wolves' stunning victory in the Challenge Cup Final.

An open-top bus will carry the victorious squad through the town to a reception on the steps of Warrington Town Hall facing the lawn.

The procession route has been designed to give supporters the best-possible vantage points as the bus makes its way around and across the town centre.

Route and approximate timings are as follows:

  • 12.30pm – Bus departs from Manchester Road Woolston
  • 1pm – Manchester Road/Holes Lane
  • 1.20pm – Manchester Road/King Edward Street
  • 1.26pm – Manchester Road/Padgate Lane
  • 1.30pm – Town Centre – Church Street, Buttermarket Street, Academy Street, Friars Gate, Barbauld Street. Wilson Patten Street, Winmarleigh Street, Sankey Street
  • 2pm – Arrival at Town Hall
A number of phased road closures will be in operation during the parade. Credit: PA.

A number of phased road closures will be in operation during the parade.

Up to 10,000 people are expected to gather at the town hall to cheer their heroes and see the Mayor of Warrington, Cllr Wendy Johnson, welcome the team home.

Public access to the lawn at the front of the town hall is on a first-come, first-served basis.

People with disabilities will be directed to a dedicated area with a prime vantage point; area limited to one carer per person.

There will be no parking available at the town hall for the event.