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Route announced for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral

Posted on - 19th February, 2014 - 5:29pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Preston City Centre, Preston North End, Sport

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Details of the route for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral have been announced.

On Thursday 27 February the city is expected to come to a standstill to honour the Preston North End legend.

Preston City COuncil have announced the route will:
– start at Preston North End, Deepdale Stadium
– then along Sir Tom Finney Way and Deepdale Road
– right on to Ringway
– then left on to Tithebarn Street, in front of Preston Bus Station
– right on to Lord Street
– left on to Lancaster Road. Outside Preston – Town Hall, the funeral cortege will be joined by civic representatives of the City of Preston
– left onto Church Street, arriving at Preston Minster

The funeral will take place at 1pm at Preston Minster. You can see a map of the route below:


View Sir Tom Finney funeral cortege in a larger map

All roads are expected to remain open other than Church Street, although motorists should expect a short delay as the funeral cortège makes its way through the city.

Preston has been left in mourning after Sir Tom passed away on Friday aged 91.

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