Roads will be closed in town centres as Olympic torch arrives

As the flame enters Brighouse and Halifax there will be widespread road closures to accommodate the torch and its convoy in both towns.

Huddersfield Road, Bethel Street, Ship Street, Briggate, Commercial Street, Gooder Lane, Halifax Road and Brighouse Road, will all be subject to a rolling road closure in Brighouse as the torch convoy moves along the roads.

The same is true in Halifax for Halifax Road, Godley Lane, New Bank, North Bridge, Northgate, Winding Road, Church Street, Hatters Fold, Cross Street, Blackledge, Chruch Street, Prescott Street, Portland Place, Trinity Road, Harrison Road, Fountain Street, Cow Green, Broad Street, Orange Street, Bradford Road and Halifax Road.

The only full road closures will be Bethel Street, Brighouse, Ship Street, Brighouse, Cross Street, Halifax, Trinity Road, Halifax and Harrison Road, Halifax, from 9am to 3pm.

Alternative routes will be available on the day and you can find more information at