See where the Olympic Torch will be in Gwent

8:39pm Monday 21st May 2012

YOU can use our interactive Google Map to check where the Olympic Torch relay will be in Gwent on Friday.

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Temporary Road Closures on the day:


Monmouth Rd, Beaufort Square, High Street, Raglan. Frogmore Street, High Street, Brecon Rd, Merthyr Rd, Lion Street, Monk Street, Cross Street, Monmouth Rd, Abergavenny. Cinderhill Street, B4293 Dixton Rd, Drybridge Street, Monnow Street, Priory Street, Monmouth.


Beaufort Street will be closed the night before the event. King Street (from the Heads of the Valleys roundabout to the junction with Beaufort Street), Market Square and Blaenavon Road B4248 (between the two roundabouts).


Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Park Road, Commercial Street, Hanbury Road, Clarence Road, Clarence Street, Rockhill Road, A472.


Stow Hill from the junction with Havelock Street, Keynsham Avenue, Palmyra Rd, Charles Street, Park Square, Victoria Place, Victoria Rd, Hill Street.

THE full torch route in Gwent:


10:44 Monmouth School and Leisure Centre
11:04 Onto Dixton Road, Monmouth
11:08 The Torch enters Agincourt Square, Monmouth
11:14 The Torch will reach the Monnow Bridge
11:17 The Torch leaves Monmouth
11:29 The Torch arrives in Raglan
11:32 The Torch travels through Raglan via the High Street
11:36 The Torch leaves Raglan
11:48 The Torch arrives in Abergvenny and travels down the A40 to the A4143
12:16 The torch arrives at Waitrose Car Park, Abergavenny
12:32 The Torch leaves Abergavenny


12.42pm Torch starts on King Street (A4047), near the junction with Alma Street
12.47pm The torch will be carried down Beaufort Street
12.50pm The torch goes past Market Square
12.50pm The Torch goes past the roundabout onto Blaenavon Road


1.01pm - Torch arrives at Big Pit: National Coal Museum
2.16pm - Torch leaves Big Pit: National Coal Museum
2.18pm - Torch enters Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate
2.25pm - Torch enters Estate Road
2.29pm - Torch enters North Street
2.33pm - Torch enters Church Road East

2.35pm - Torch enters Cwmavon Road
2.40pm - Torch driven to Abersychan
2.48pm - Torch arrives at Abersychan at Albany Houses
2.51pm - Torch enters Station Road
3.02pm - Torch enters Snatchwood Road
3.10pm - Torch enters St Lukes Road
3.14pm - Torch enters Osbourne Road
3.19pm - Torch enters Riverside
3.26pm - Torch enters Park Road
3.28pm - Torch enters Commercial Street
3.29pm - Torch enters Hanbury Road
3.31pm - Torch enters Clarence Street
3.32pm - Torch enters Clarence Road
3.35pm - Torch driven from Rockhill Road to Newport


3.45pm: Torch arrives at Newport Castle
3.46pm: Torch travels along Kutaisi Walk, under the steel wave and past the Riverfront Theatre
3.49pm: Torch enters Kingsway towards the river footbridge
3.52pm: Torch goes along Usk Way past University and onto Lower Dock Street
3.58pm: Torch goes along Lower Dock Street and turns left onto Kingsway
4.05pm: Torch travels along Kingsway turning right onto Commercial Street travelling along the pedestrianised area
4.13pm: Torch travels up Stow Hill and turns left onto Friar's Road at approx 4.21pm
4.25pm: Torch turns left onto Waterloo Road
4.28pm: Torch turns right onto Cardiff Road and travels past McDonalds and Tesco superstore through Maesglas
4.35pm: The Torch will go back to its travelling convoy mode at St Bride's Gardens at 4.36pm to continue to Pencarn Way.
4.41pm: From 30mph sign on Pencarn Way to Lloyds TSB torchbearer mode returns before it stops for a short while at Lloyds TSB
5.21pm: Torch leaves Lloyds TSB and turns left onto Pencarn Way to the 40mph sign before switching back to convoy mode and travelling along the A48 to Cardiff.


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