The moment you all have been waitng for, the annual Rotary Watford Santa sleigh float back trekking the streets of Watford this year (5-21 Dec 2022)
Wishing you all a Very Merry Christmas with lots of joy and happiness.
An extra route has been added this year with route 7, Leavesden and Woodside, plus static collections areas outside the supermarkets where you can see the sleigh and Father Christmas.
- 3rd and 4th at Asda
- 10th and 11th at Tesco
- 17th and 18th at Morrisons
- 22nd and 23rd at Sainsburys.
Start at 6pm for all routes, traffic permitting.
Monday December 5th
Route 1, Bucknalls Lane and Coates Way.
Lemonfield Drive, 2nd right into Mutchetts Close, 2nd left into Chichester Way, Cranfield Drive, turn left into Bucknalls Lane, into Tudor Close and Coates Way, finish.
Tuesday December 6th
Route 2, Garston Lane and The Avenues.
Cuffley Ave, Bovingdon Cres, Codicote Dr, Gaddesdon Cres, Codicote Dr, right onto Garston Lane, left Woodhurst Ave, right into Fourth Ave, right into First Ave, right into Second Ave, right into Third Ave and back to Woodhurst Ave. Finish.
Thursday December 8th
Route 3, The Meriden, Westlea and Eastlea Ave.
The Phillipers to The Pelhams, then back ointo the Phillipers, turn right into Fairfolds, then right into Bowmans Green, left onto Phillipers and left into York Way. Left into the Gossamers and immediately turn right into Turnstones, please note, the route does not go all the way down the Gossamers. Turn right on Westlea Ave and then Eastlea Ave. Finish.
Friday December 9th
Route 4, Leggatts Wood Ave and Cherry Tree Rd
Leggatts Wood Ave from St Albans Rd, right into Ash Tree Rd, turn right into Pomeroy Cres, onto Berry Ave, left into Cherry Tree Road and left into Leggatts Wood Ave, turn right into Hazel Tree Road then right onto Oakdene Rd, left into Cherry Tree Road, left onto Beechwood Rise. Cross St Albans Rd and left into Bushey Mill Cres and Northfields Gdns . Finish
Monday 12th December
Route 5, Sandringham Rd and North Watford.
Sandringham Rd, left to Southfield Rd, right into Westfield Ave and right into Norfolk Ave. Then Munden Grove, right into Westfield Ave and right into Knutsford Ave and left into Hibert Ave,. Finish.
Tuesday December 13th.
Route 6, Tudor Estate.
Douglas Ave, (Woodmere Ave end) 2nd left into Tudor Ave, right into Bushey Mill Lane and right into Tudor Ave, left into Tudor Walk, turn right Tudor Ave, across into Knutsford Ave, left into Westfield Ave, cross to Eastfield Ave, turn right into Tavistock Rd left into Devon Rd. Left into Byron Ave, right into Eastfield Ave, Carisbrooke Ave, and to 56 Devon Rd. Finish.
Route 7 Wednesday 14th.
Leavesden and Woodside
Haines Way to Junction with Sheepcot lane (Haines way junction to High Road) L to
Queenswood Crescent, L to Ganders Ash, L to Stud Green, L onto The Brow, L ontoLouvain Way, L onto Weall Green, then back on Louvain Way to Newhouse Crescent Finish at Brow shop.
Thursday 15th December.
Route 8, Kingswood Estate.
Start at North Approach (Sheepcote Lane end), left into Greenwood Drive, Fern Way, and into Kingswood Rd, then into Hillingdon Rd, right into Meadow Rd, across into Perivale Gdns, cross into Briar Rd, left into Appletree Walk, Sycamore Close and rest of Appletree Walk. Finish
Friday 16th December
Route 9, Kingswood and Rushden Ave.
Start Moss Road, North Approach end, left into Kingswood Road (no stopping) right into Briar Rd, (start collecting after Appletree Walk) to junction with North Approach. Left along North Approach, right into Orbital Crescent, left at end by shops into Evans Ave, right into Clarke Way to end, left into Rushton Ave end, left into Harris Road, right into Ross Cres, left into Harris Rd, right into Hemming Way, right into Clarke Way (no stopping) right into Summerfield Rd, left into Harris Rd, finish at North Approach.
Monday 19th December
Route 10, Cassiobury Estate
Start at Langley Way roundabout, turn left into Hartford Drive, turn right into Devereux Drive, across Langley Way into Woodland Drive. Turn right into The Gardens, turn left into Orchard Close to end and back. Cross into Orchard Dr till Langley Way. Finish.
Tuesday 20th December.
Route 11, Cassiobury Estate.
Start at the Roundabout on Cassiobury Drive, left into Belmont Wood Drive, right into Langley Way and first left into Richmond Drive, left into Parkside Dr to the end. Left into Cassiobury Drive, finish at the roundabout.