Manchester City have announced that their Premier league victory parade will take place on Monday 14 May.
An open bus tour of Pep Guardiola’s title-winning squad will take place from around 6pm in the city centre.
Starting at Victoria Street, behind Cathedral Gardens, the tour will weave through the city finishing on Deansgate.
Players will then appear on stage in Deansgate at around 7pm.
Sara Todd, Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City Council, said: City have won this year’s title with real style, playing some incredible football along the way, and making the 2017/18 season one that their fans will never forget.
“The Council are pleased to support this event and we expect tens of thousands of fans to take to the city centre streets to see their heroes and the all-important silverware.”
“Having successful teams is good for Manchester as a whole – attracting visitors, supporting jobs, projecting prestige and above all spreading joy”.
Manchester City Captain Vincent Kompany said: The support from our fans throughout the season has been fantastic, so I’m delighted that we’ll have the opportunity to celebrate with them in the city centre after what has been an unbelievable Premier League campaign”.
The parade route is: Victoria Street, Deansgate, John Dalton Street, Albert Square, Mount Street, Peter Street, finishing on Deansgate close to the junction with Peter Street. More detailed estimated timings for points along the route will follow.
To enable the parade to take place, a number of road closures and parking suspensions will be in force along the route for part of Monday 14 May.
Further details will be announced next week (week commencing Monday 30 April.).
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