Hospital patients, staff and visitors warned to plan ahead as Tour of Britain comes to Nottinghamshire

Patients, visitors and staff are being warned to allow extra time for their journey to hospital as the Tour of Britain arrives in Nottinghamshire this weekend.

The Ovo Energy sponsored event will be passing through the county on Saturday, before finishing in Mansfield at around 4pm.

Stage seven of the Tour of Britain will take place in Nottinghamshire on Saturday

Stage seven of the Tour of Britain will take place in Nottinghamshire on Saturday

Some roads will be closed, with rolling road blocks in force in other locations.

Tour of Britain 2018 in Nottinghamshire - all you need to know
People attending King's Mill Hospital and Mansfield Community Hospital are being warned to allow extra time with traffic delays in the area likely.

Chesterfield Road South will be closed all day from 5am to 8pm with diversions in place.

This is the route the Tour of Britain will take through Nottinghamshire
And the following roads will be closed for around an hour between 3pm and 4pm:

* Derby Road

* Nottingham Road

* Atkin Lane

* High Oakham Hill

* Sheepbridge Lane

* Sutton Road junction at Sir John Cockle

* Skegby Lane

* Beck Lane

* Abbott Road

* Rosemary Street.

For full details of the road closures, click here.