Tuesday 19 July – The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to Stafford and Stone on the afternoon of Tuesday 19 July.

A total of 19 batonbearers taking part in the relay. They were nominated by members of the public because of the great things they do, or have done, making our communities better places to live, work and visit.

To ensure the safety of the batonbearers, volunteer helpers and supporters, some essential road closures and diversions in place for a short period on that Tuesday 19 July afternoon. You can find more information about them from Road Closures for Queen’s Baton Relay | Stafford Borough Council (

Residents are encouraged to  cheer on those batonbearers along the route in this once in a lifetime opportunity.

In Stafford the relay will make its way from Stafford Castle just before 2pm and travel along Newport Road to our beautiful Victoria Park.

In Stone the baton will arrive at the Leisure Centre in Westbridge Park around 3.15pm and then be carried through the town and back up the High Street before returning to fabulous Canoe Club.


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