Springboks’ Grand Victory Parade Takes Over Tshwane Streets

Springboks’ Grand Victory Parade Takes Over Tshwane Streets

Springboks’ 2023 Rugby World Cup Victory Parade: A Route Overview

The 2023 Rugby World Cup champions, the Springboks, are set to embark on a celebratory victory tour through the streets of Tshwane on Thursday, November 2, 2023.

This parade promises to be a grand spectacle for rugby fans and the public alike, but it will impact various streets along the route.

Parade Route and Starting Point

The parade is scheduled to commence at 09:30, with the starting point being the Southern Sun Hotel situated at the intersection of Steve Biko Road and Pretorius Street.

From there, the Springboks will embark on a procession through several significant areas within Tshwane.

From Southern Sun Hotel to Hatfield

The team will transition from the hotel to an open-top bus, embarking on their journey down Steve Biko Road.

They will then make a right turn onto Stanza Bopape Street, proceeding eastwards.

The route takes them past the iconic Union Buildings before they turn right onto End Street in Hatfield.

Hatfield to Sunnyside

Leaving End Street, the Springboks will continue their journey by making a right turn onto Pretorius Street, proceeding westward.

Afterward, they will turn left onto Gordon Road, then right onto Burnett Street, followed by a left turn onto Park Street.

From Park Street, they will make a left turn onto Kirkness Street, passing by the Loftus Versfeld Stadium before turning right onto Jorissen Street in Sunnyside.

Sunnyside to Tshwane House

Continuing along the A Re Yeng bus route at Kotze Street, the parade will then take a right turn into Nana Sita Street.

From there, they will make a right turn onto Paul Kruger Street, passing through the historic Church Square.

After turning right into Madiba Street, they will proceed until they reach Tshwane House, located at the corner of Madiba and Lilian Ngoyi Street, which will serve as the endpoint of the parade.

Streets Affected by the Parade

The parade’s route will impact various streets in the CBD, Arcadia, Hatfield, and Sunnyside.

However, it’s important to note that these streets will be reopened for traffic immediately after the parade passes through.

Motorists are urged to exercise patience and caution as the nation celebrates this momentous victory.

Majorly Affected Streets Include:

  • Pretorius Street
  • Hamilton Street
  • Leyds Street
  • Francis Baard Street
  • Stanza Bopape Street
  • Nana Sita Street
  • Madiba Street
  • Lilian Ngoyi Street
  • Burnett Street
  • End Street
  • Jan Shoba Street
  • Beckett Street
  • Gordon Road
  • Hilda Street
  • Park Street
  • Kotze Street
  • Jorissen Street
  • Paul Kruger Street
  • Thabo Sehume Street

The Tshwane Metro Police Department, SAPS, and other law enforcement agencies will be actively present to escort and monitor the parade.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the affected areas and to exercise caution as they navigate the city during this celebratory event.

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