Santa Claus is coming to town - but where in Ely will he be visiting this Christmas?

PUBLISHED: 15:22 24 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:22 24 November 2017

Ely Rotary Clubs' Father Christmas is to set off in his sleigh for his annual tour of the city.

Ely Rotary Clubs' Father Christmas is to set off in his sleigh for his annual tour of the city.

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It’s official – Santa Claus is coming to town next month.

The Rotary Clubs of Ely will combine once again to help Father Christmas on his tour of the city. The Rotary Clubs of Ely will combine once again to help Father Christmas on his tour of the city.

Old Saint Nick will be cruising through the streets of Ely in the run up to Christmas courtesy of the Rotary Clubs of Ely and supported by the Inner Wheel, Pos+ability, Cambridgeshire Police Cadets, Tesco and Ely Rowing Club.

A door-to-door collection will be taken and then donated to local and international causes.

Santa’s sleigh will begin its journey at 6pm on Monday December 4 with the last street reached by around 8pm each evening.

His route can be live tracked every night but for those who just can’t wait, here is a full list of the planned routes.

Monday 4 December

Cromwell Road; Chief Street; West End (part); Little Lane; Hills Lane; Fieldside; St Ethelwold’s Close; Beald Way; Walsingham Way; St Ovin’s Green; West Fen Road (part); Downham Road (part); Egremont Street

Tuesday 5 December

Downham Road (part); Upherds Lane; West Fen Road (part); Dunstan Street; Priors Court; Kent Close; Benedict Street; St Andrews Way; Merlin Drive; Herons Close; Wren Close; Falcon Mews; Northwold; Elmfield; Arundel; Fleetwood.

Wednesday 6 December

Lynn Road (part); St Audreys Way; Buckingham Drive; Lynton Drive; Lynton Close; Kings Avenue (part); Canute Crescent; Bentham Way; Philippa Close; King Edgar Close; Williams Close; Lumley Close; Fitzgerald Close; Morton Close.

Thursday 7 December

The Chase; Mawson Close; Yorke Way; Canterbury Avenue; Longfields; St Johns Road; Morley Drive; Murfitt Close; Hollendale Way; Meadow Way; Briars Grove; Pasture Grove; Hereward Street; Debden Green; Hamilton Road; Landsdown Close; West End (part).

Friday 8 December

The Gallery; Silver Street; Parade Lane; Barton Road; Barton Square; Barton Mews; Back Hill; Dovehouse Close; Potters Lane; Station Road; Castlehythe; Annesdale; Victoria Street; Broad Street; Jubilee Terrace; Ship Lane; Cardinals Way; Lisle Lane (part); Brewery Close; Willow Walk; Willow Grove; Waterside; Osier Close; Fore Hill.

Monday 11 December

New Barns Road (part); New Barns Avenue; High Barns, Larkfield Road; Ramsey Road; Clayway; Deacons Lane; Lynn Road (part); The Paddock; Appleby Park; John Amner Close.

Tuesday 12 December

New Barns Road (part); Bohemond Street; Crauden Gardens; Beech Lane; Prickwillow Road; Mulberry Way; Birch Close; Aspen Close; Juniper Drive; Sycamore Lane; Henley Way; Summer Hayes; Douglas Court; Springhead Lane; St Martin’s Walk; Newnham Street; Nutholt Lane.

Wednesday 13 December

Kings Avenue (part); Bishop Laney Drive; Langham Way; Thirlby Gardens; Goodwin Grove; Longchamp Drive; Allen Road; Turner Drive; Merivale Way; Carey Close; Wilford Drive; Felton Way; Compton Fields;.

Thursday 14 December

Cambridge Road; The Turnpike; Gateway Gardens; Witchford Road; Pilgrims Way; Norfolk Road; Bedford Close; Suffolk Close; Warwick Drive; Northampton Close; Leicester Close; Hertford Close; Tower Road; Elysian Close; Houghton Gardens; Marriott Drive.

Friday 15 December

Columbine Road; Teasel Drive; Mallow Close; Cam Drive; Stour Green; Wensum Way; Chelmer Way; The Medway; Welland Place; Nene Road; Wissey Way.

Monday 18 December

Beresford Road starting at St Johns Road end, Kingsley Walk, Alexander Chase, Darwin Close, Collier Close, Brooke Grove, Tennyson Place.

For more information, visit www.elyrotary.co.uk or www.rotaryclubely-hereward.org.

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