Santa’s Sleigh is on its way!

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It’s that time of year again when Santa and his little helpers tour Long Eaton in his custom built sleigh, knocking on doors and collecting for local charities.

Street Routes

The following table shows the intended routes that Santa’s sleigh will follow. Please note that it is not always possible to get to every house or even every street listed – sometimes even Santa gets stuck in traffic, his little helpers can’t run fast enough to keep up, or Rudolph refuses to go over a speed bump. If by any chance the sleigh does not make it on the evening advertised, then you can always go into Long Eaton on a Saturday and meet Santa there.

Saturday 6th, 9am – 4.15pm Long Eaton High Street
Monday 8th, 6pm-9pm Parkside/Briargate/Curzon Street 6pm – 9pm
Start corner Wilsthorpe Rd/ Parkside Ave, Woodside Cres, Hillside Drive, Haslemere Rd, Briar Gate, Rose Court, Bracken Rd, Bracken Close, Petersham Rd, Petersgate, Petersgate Close, Bramble Close, Grasmere Rd, Ennerdale, Douglas Rd, Trowell Grove, Kirkstone Court, Helvellyn Way, Kendal Rd, Crowcroft Way, Rydal Ave, Curzon Strreet
Tuesday 9th, 6pm-9pm Sawley: Tamworth Rd/Victoria Street, Wilmot Street, Darley Drive, Rowsley Ave, Baslow Close, Beresford Rd, Peveril Cresent, Purdy Meadows, Pym Lees, Draycott Rd, Repton Rd, Twyford Rd, Ingleby Rd, Hilton Close, Haddon Way, Repton Rd,Weston Cresent, Elvaston Drive, Shirley St, Plant Lane, Arnold Ave, Towle Street, Grosvenor Ave, Wilmot Street, Rufford Rd, Portland Rd, Northfield Ave, Shaftesbury Ave
Wednesday 10th, 6pm-9pm The Dales Estate:
Tamworth Rd/ Birchwood Ave, Berkeley Ave, Ruskin Ave, Darwin Rd, Eliot Close, Elgar Drive, Kirkdale Rd, Kirkdale Gardens, Milldale Rd, Lathkilldale Cresent, Farndale Close, Ribblesdale Rd, Langdale Drive, Wharfedale Rd, Calderdale Drive, Borrowdale Drive, Dovedale Ave, Airdale Close, Rosedale Close, Sterndale Rd, Wensleydale Rd, Wilsthorpe Tavern
Thursday 11th, 6pm-9pm Nottingham Rd/Norfolk Rd, Beech Ave,Mayfield Grove, Doncaster Grove, Landsdown Grove, Florence Ave, Margaret Ave, Cleveland Ave, Nottingham Rd, Grange Rd, Grange Drive, Station Rd, The Hollows, Trenton Drive, Stafford St, Warwick Rd,Cannock Way, Armitage Drive, Rugeley Ave, Litchfield Close,Dunston Close, Thorneywood Rd, Recreation St, Chesterfield Ave, Frederick St, Phyllis Grove, New Tythe Street
Friday 12th, 6pm-9pm Wilsthorpe Rd/Thoresby Rd, Hawthorne Ave, Laurel Cresent, Vyse Drive, Booth Close, Sharpe Close, Ellis Close, Hooley Close,Hawthorne Ave, Tamworth Rd, Myrtle Ave, Ash Grove, Hatton Crofts, N Rd?, Ozier Holt, Clarence Rd, Rad Meadows,Cockleys, Wyvern Ave, Lodge Rd, Riber Close, Quarndon Cresent,Glenfield Rd, Hathern Close, Meynell Rd, Lyndon Ave, Manchester Street, Fair Lee Close, Trafalgar Rd, Hardy Close, Manchester Street, Collingwood Rd, Abbott Street, Charles Street, Sidney Street, Gladstone Street, Nelson Street
Saturday 13th, 9am – 4.15pm Long Eaton High Street
Monday 15th, 6pm-9pm Breaston: Holly Ave/Langmoor Lane, Thorntree Close, Stevens Lane, Lawrence Ave, Grange Ave, Shirley Cresent, Holmes Rd, Plackett Close, Burlington Close, Churchill Close, Delamere Close,Earlswood Close, Far Croft, Stevens Lane, Main Street, Risley Lane, Manor Court, Manor Leigh, Wilsthorpe Rd,Maylands Ave, Belmont Ave, Grosvenor Ave, Park Street, Wilsthorpe Rd, The Grove, Willoughby Close, Poplar Ave, Hawthorn Ave, Maple Grove
Tuesday 16th, 6pm-9pm Cranfleet Way/Pennyfields/Eaton Grange/Breaston:
Wilsthorpe Rd/Cranfleet Way, Cooke Close, Carter Close, Bushy Close, Cranfleet Way, Brentnall Close, Fulwood Drive,Sandwell Close, Pennyfields Blvd, Ferndale Drive, Brecknock Drive, Copestake Close, Bronte Close, Shilling Way,Farthing Court, Florin Gardens, Crown Close, Guinea Close,Sovereign Grove, Wilsthorpe Rd, Derby Rd, Eaton Grange Drive,Ashview Close, The Watermeadows, Paddocks View, The Chestnuts, Copseside Close, Wilsthorpe Rd, Richmond Ave,Fearn Close, Birchwood Ave, Woodland Ave, Harrimans Drive,Heather Cresent, Field Close, Maxwell Street, Mount Street,Firfield Ave, Sawley Rd, Meadow Close.
Wednesday 17th, 6pm-9pm Derby Rd/Breedon Street, Milford Ave, College Street, Welbeck Rd, Bennett Street, Britannia Rd, Granville Ave, Derby Rd, Russell Street, Shakespeare Street, Wellington Street,Newstead Rd, Bohem Rd, Willoughby Ave, Wellington Street,Dockholm Rd, Spinney Rd, Ingham Rd, Cavendish Rd, Highfield Street, York Rd, Upper Wellington Street, Park Street
Thursday 18th, 6pm-9pm Sandringham Estate:
Longmoor Lane/Sandingham Rd (By A52 Bridge), Sandringham Rd, Kensington Rd, Windsor Court, Blenheim Court, Bradgate Close, Harewood Court, Blair Grove, Buckingham Rd, Woburn Croft, Gatcombe Grove, Kensington Rd, Chatsworth Close, Belton Close, Broadlands, Hollingsworth Ave, Balmoral Close, Springfield Ave, Cockayne Close, St James Court, Park Drive, Oakfield Drive, Orchard Way, Briar Ave, Bostocks Lane
Saturday 20th, 9am – 12pm Long Eaton High Street
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10 thoughts on “Santa’s Sleigh is on its way!

    mrs fiona lumley said:
    December 17, 2008 at 9:09 pm

    please could you tell me what day santa sleigh will be coming round to walter street draycott, as i cant find it on the list above,. thank you,.merry christmas,.

      Greg said:
      December 21, 2008 at 9:20 am

      Unfortunately Long Eaton Round Table does not cover Draycott. We think that Church Wilne Rotary clubs may do so, so it may be worth asking them.

    Helen Rowlson said:
    November 20, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Why don’t you come round fields farm estate?

      darrenlees said:
      December 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm

      Hi Helen,

      We did use to cover fields farm estate however we had to cut in from our routes along with several others because we do not have enough volunteers to help us cover them.
      If you would like to help us this year or know of anyone that could offer us support we would be very grateful, our aim is always to bring as much joy to Long Eaton as we possibly can and would love to increase our routes, however we need more volunteers to help us achieve this.

      You can however always find us in Long Eaton town center on saturdays and at Asda on Christmas eve.

      Merry Christmas
      Long Eaton Round Table

    adam said:
    November 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Any chance you could actually come down diamond close in sawley this year? its off Beresford rd. You missed us last year, you didn’t even pass the top of the street, you usually come down here but not last year and my daughter was very upset and you missed at least my donation.

      darrenlees said:
      December 7, 2014 at 1:25 pm

      Hi Adam,

      I’m sorry that you and your daughter missed us last year. As your probably know we are a group of volunteers and with less helpers this year we cannot increase our coverage.
      The streets we hope to cover are now up on this page so hopefully you are able to get to us or we are available in Long Eaton town center on the Saturdays and at Asda on christmas eve.

      Merry Christmas
      Long Eaton Round Table

    Cheryl Glew said:
    November 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    Disappointed no Fields farm estate again!!!

      darrenlees said:
      December 7, 2014 at 1:21 pm

      Hi Cheryl,

      We are very sorry that we can not cover Fields farm estate this year. As you probably know we are all volunteers and once again find ourselves short on members and so we simply cannot cover all of the routes we would like to.
      However if you know of anyone that would like to help us this year then please get them to contact us.

      Merry Christmas

      Long Eaton Round Table

    Laura said:
    December 8, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    i have posted this on my Facebook page and we have been waiting for a long time to see santa .it says that you are going round briar gate clearly Monday 8th luckily as my kids are nearly asleep I have just looked on your web site and it says Tuesday night ? How many times dose it get changed ? Thanks 2 very upset kids

      darrenlees said:
      December 10, 2014 at 4:10 pm

      Hi Laura,
      We went around that area last year on a monday, also the 9th. we only changed our dates last week as we have been unsure as to how much of Long Eaton we were able to cover this year. I’m sorry that you had 2 upset children and hopefully you were able to catch us last night or will catch us in Long Eaton on saturdays.

      Merry Christmas.

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