Bike Road – The Tour de France is set to run partially through Great Britain in 2026. Infrastructure is to be improved, among other things, with a total investment of £40 million.
Great Britain is looking to host the start of the Tour de France in 2026. In addition to the so-called Grand Depart, phases are also planned in England, Wales and Scotland, as announced by the Ministry of Finance in London. Department head Rishi Sunak plans to provide a total of £40 million for sports applications when his budget is presented on Wednesday.
In addition to the start of the tour, Great Britain is also looking to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2025. A portion of the funds will go to the ministry in the campaign for a joint application with Ireland for the 2030 Men’s World Cup. Further announced.
The move is part of the government’s plan to spice up infrastructure outside London and the relatively prosperous southeast and create similar living conditions across the country. 95 per cent of the investment for the start of the tour and 75 per cent for the Rugby World Cup is planned outside south-east England.
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