Olympian Denise will carry torch in Ascot

OLYMPIAN Denise Lewis will carry the London 2012 torch through Ascot.The retired athlete, who specialised in heptathlon, will be one of the torchbearers to carry the flame along Ascot High Street tomorrow (Tuesday). She joins world famous jockey Frankie Dettori as one of the famous faces to bear the torch, as he carries it on horseback at Ascot Racecourse’s Parade Ring.

The relay will arrive in Ascot at 4.26pm just before the mini roundabout at Winkfield Road. It will travel along the High Street, into the Racecourse and back onto the High Street, leaving in covoy from the Heatherwood roundabout at 5.24pm.

Parking will be suspended along the High Street from 2-5pm.

From 3.50pm the High Street will be closed, as will the junction at Winkfield Road, Station Road and the Heatherwood roundabout. They will open in stages once the torch has passed.