H50/1a: Woolhampton-Thatcham-Theale 50 miles
SStart at the western exit of the lay-by on the south side of the A4 at the top of ‘Sun rising Hill’ 10 feet west of a lamp post marked WM43 situated at the western end of the large wooded island between the A4 and the lay-by. After 35 yards join the A4. (Great care of traffic from behind over the hill on the right-hand bend) Proceed westwards to go through Woolhampton and Midgham to the Kennet Park roundabout , to go straight across (2nd exit) keeping on the A4. Continue to the Thatcham roundabout (1st turn) , signal, move into the right-hand lane, circle and take the third exit. Retrace to the Kennet Park roundabout. Go straight across and continue to go through Midgham and Woolhampton to the Aldermaston roundabout Go straight across keeping on the A4 to the Pangbourne roundabout at the junction with the A340.(2nd turn) take the 5th exit back on to the A4. Retrace on the Bath Road to go straight across the Aldermaston roundabout Continue to go past the start point lay-by. (1st lap) Continue to repeat course (2nd Lap) Continue to complete a 3rd lap going past the start point. Continue to go straight across the Kennet Park roundabout to the Thatcham roundabout (7th turn). Retrace to the Kennet Park roundabout going straight across on the A4 to LP47 at the eastern end of the bus stop lay-by just beyond the large sign "Your Pet’s Shop" and the entrance to ‘Garth House’ where finish.
Traffic Flows: Traffic flows for this course are considered to be within CTT guidelines.
Course Restrictions: Local Regulations apply to this course:
No weekday events.
Saturday Afternoon events to start at 1400
Max number of riders to be accepted overall is 120
Course History: Consult LWDC Secretary.
Side road junctions, the small junctions or entrances to farms/facilities (garages, cafés etc) that are not mentioned in this risk assessment have been considered, they are not considered significant to pose a risk and therefore have not been noted.