Santa Claus is coming to town - but where in Ely will he be visiting this Christmas?
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It’s official – Santa Claus is coming to town next month.
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
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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.