The Olympic Torch is coming to Liverpool on Friday 1 June, kicking off near the jam butty mines in Knotty Ash, travelling through Old Swan and into the city centre. Taking in Liverpool landmarks like the cathedrals, Chinese Arch and St George’s Hall before heading over the water through the Mersey tunnel and taking the ferry back in time to kick-start night-time celebration at Pier Head. A variety of community types will carry the torch around the city, with proceeding kicking off at around 4pm, with the Pier Head finale scheduled to start at 7.10pm. The full Liverpool route is as follows: From 4pm East Prescot Road, Prescot Road, St Oswald’s Street, Edge Lane, Grove Street, Paddington, Brownlow Hill, Mount Pleasant, Hope Street, Upper Duke Street, Berry Street, Renshaw Street, Ranelagh Street, Great Charlotte Street, Clayton Square, Elliot Street, Lime Street, Islington, Hunter Street, Byrom Street and through the Kingsway Tunnel at around 5.40pm. It arrives back in the city at 7.13pm at Mersey Ferry Terminal and then is taken to the stage which will have been erected as part of the evening celebration. The map can be viewed in full here • Image by menu4340, Flickr Posted March 19, 2012 – One comment One Response to “Olympic Torch comes to Liverpool – details” Friends, Cestrians, Countrymen: Give us a cheer | Sevenstreets June 1, 2012 […] The Olympic Torch is in Liverpool today (1 June) – click here for details on the torch in Liverpool […] June 1, 2012 at 12:56 pm Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. You must be logged in to post a comment.