Olympic torch relay in Rayleigh, Southend, Hadleigh and Basildon

Olympic torch relay in Rayleigh, Southend, Hadleigh and Basildon

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  • Echo: Party atmosphere in Southend High Street
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  • Echo: Excited children in Southend High Street wait for the arrival of the Olympic torch
  • Echo: Mark Foster outside Lloyds Southend where he will run with Olympic torch later this morning.
  • Echo: Olympic Torch heads through Rayleigh High Street to cheers and waves from the crowds. Torchbearers from the FitzWimarc School. Picture courtesy of Rochford DC.
  • Echo: Echo reporter George Thorpe speaking to Mark Foster ahead of his Olympic Torch Relay run
  • Echo: Workers at Garston Shoes, Hadleigh, getting ready for the Olympic Torch Relay
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  • Echo: Crowds wait for the torch in Southend High Street
  • Echo: Torchbearer Matt Fletcher from High Easter
  • Echo: The route the Olympic Torch will take through Essex.
  • Echo: Southend seafront early this morning Friday, July 6. As preparations take place for the Olympic Torch Relay in Essex.
  • Echo: Pier Hill, Southend, with barriers in place ahead of the Olympic Torch Relay coming to the town.
  • Echo: Crowds with brollies and waterproofs begin to line the route at 9am ahead of the Olympic Torch coming to the town at 10.20am.
  • Echo: Hundreds of schoolchildren rehearse for their performance on Southend seafront at 12.30pm today for the Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic torch relay in Rayleigh, Southend, Hadleigh and Basildon

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