Congleton Bid for Tour of Britain Cycle Race
Written by Hitmix Local News on 18 February 2021
Five years after it hosted a stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race, Congleton is hoping the event returns later this year.
Town councillors have agreed in principal to commit 30 thousand pounds to host the start of a stage and are now in negotiations with race organisers.
It’s claimed around 16,000 people were in town and many businesses reported a significant increase in trade when Congleton last hosted the start in 2016. Its hoped this year would provide a similar economic boost and showcase the town to a wider UK audience.