On Sunday the 24th September the huge Velo Birmingham ride will be coming through Wombourne.

15,000 cyclists will line up to start the 100 mile route on completely closed roads, going through Worcestershire and Staffordshire countryside before returning to Birmingham. Many will be raising money for some fantastic charities.

Check the map below to see where they’ll be passing through Wombourne. (Click on it for a larger view).

Here’s the exact route as they pass through Wombourne:

In terms of road closure and being able to drive around. It’s mainly going to affect Poolhouse Road and Ounsdale Road estates as they enter into Wombourne. Then they be cycling down Station Road, Bull Meadow Land and Orton Lane.

Make sure you plan ahead if you need to be anywhere that day and you’re blocked in.

We have asked Velo for more information on the exact times etc and we’ll keep you informed.


Here’s the timings from the start of the race on when the roads will be closed in Wombourne.