London Prison Tour

  • From: 09:00am 23 Jun 2013
  • To: 07:00pm 23 Jun 2013
  • Event type: Ride
  • Contact: bjowen@tiscali.co.uk
  • Difficulty: Medium

A 75 mile loop 'just visiting' every London prison. Moving average speed 12mph and longest section between a stop is approximately 90 minutes. Speed and timings depend on size of group, regroup, comfort breaks etc. Departure points with times:

8:00 Hanwell to Feltham: ride to the start of the tour

9:00 Feltham Young Offenders, Bedfont Rd (official starting point) to Ealing: (10 miles)

10.10 Ealing, The Grange Pub, The Common to Wormwood Scrubs (16 miles)

10.40 Wormwood Scrubs, Du Cane Road to Sainsbury's Ladbroke Grove (18 miles)

11.15 dep Sainsbury's after coffee to Holloway Prison, Holloway Road (24 miles)

12:05 Holloway Prison, Camden Road, to Pentoville Prison (26 miles)

12.15 Pentoville Prison, Caledonian Road, to Victoria Park for lunch by the cafe next to the playground (31 miles)

13.30 Victoria Park to Belmarash Prison via the Olympic Stadium (at the viewing area 13.50) and the Woolwich Ferry (46 miles)

Ferries are every 15 minutes on a Sunday, so I am assuming on arriving at around 14.40 and we'll be on the other side and on our way by 15.00

15.30 Belmarsh Prison, Western Way to Peckham Rye cafe for tea (55 miles)

17.00 depart after a cream bun or two for Brixton Prison (60 miles)

17.35 Brixton Prison, Jebb Avenue to Wandsworth Prison (64 miles)

18.00 Wandsworth Prison, Heathfield Road to Latchmere House, Church Road, Ham (72 miles) Aim is to finish by 19.00 with a beer or two!

More info from Ben at bjowen@tiscali.co.uk

 

This post was edited by beninhanwell at 06:53pm 28 May 2013.

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