Risk Assessment
H10/2 : Maidenhead Thicket 10 miles
Date: 03/03/2016
Course Description:
Start in Westacott Way, (the road from the A4 to the maidenhead Business Campus) at a point opposite a double GPO manhole cover (marked DAW89DW10) which is 100 yards north of the power lines crossing the road. Proceed northwards to the roundabout at the junction with the A4. Take the first exit (M1)onto the A4 to the mini roundabout at Burchetts Green. Keep straight on (M2), still on the A4, through Knowl Hill and Hare Hatch to the roundabout at Twyford at the junction with the A321. (Turn) Circle the roundabout (M3, M4, M5) (Check) and retrace along the A4 to the mini roundabout at Burchetts |Green, where take the second exit (M6) still on the A4, to the Business Campus roundabout. Keep straight ahead (M7), still on the A4, to a point level with the start of the lay-by, immediately west of the Maidenhead Thicket roundabout, where finish Marshalls are included in this course description solely to indicate the course. They perform no role whatsoever in respect of the Risk Assessment itself.
Traffic Flows:
Single carriageway road, moderate traffic levels between 8:00am and 9:00am on weekends, no major junctions on course. Traffic flows for this course are considered to be within CTT guidelines.
Road Conditions:
Road surface generally good with limited areas of poor surfacing. Traffic islands at various points through course – riders to take care
Course History:
Well-used TT course with frequent evening TTs (Tues/Weds/Thurs) during TT season. Used by GS Henley as regular 10 mile TT course on Saturday/Sunday mornings for several years.