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The Rotary Club of Gillingham Christmas Float 2022

9th December - 24th December 2022

Santa’s sleigh will be making its way around Medway before children are tucked up in their beds this Christmas Eve.

The annual fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Gillingham will be visiting soon. Every year Father Christmas tours the streets of Gillingham and Rainham on his brightly lit up float, bringing delight to youngsters.

Rotary members will be rattling their collection buckets as they go, to raise money for local good causes.


The Rotary Club of Gillingham will be collecting for the following charities this year:

Oliver Fisher Baby Unit
Kent Association for the Blind
Salvation Army
Gillingham Street Angels
Carers First
The Friends of the Wisdom Hospice
Medway Night Shelter

Christmas Float Routes 2022

All routes start at 1800 with assembly at 1745
Exception Christmas Eve, to start at 1700 with assembly at 1645

Friday, 9 December
Start Charing House Care Home

St Johns Road, Chaucer Road, Canterbury Street, Stopford Road, Seaview Road, Adelaide Road, Canterbury Street, Wellington Road, Seaview Road, Waterloo Road, Canterbury Street, Copenhagen Road, Trafalgar Street, Vicarage Road, College Avenue, York Avenue, Windmill Road, Montgomery Road, Longfellow Road, Byron Road, Milton Road. Finish corner of Milton Road and St Johns Road. 

Saturday, 10 December - at ASDA, Pier Road, Gillingham

Tuesday, 13 December
Start Taverners Road

Taverners Road, Bettescombe Road, Elmstone Road, Bettescombe Road, Arthur Road, Maidstone Road, Herbert Road, Lonsdale Drive, Broadview Avenue. 

Thursday, 15 December
Start Edwin Road/Sylvan Road

Edwin Road, Durham Road, Maidstone Road, Lyndhurst Avenue, Marshall Road, Platters. Finish at junction of Marshall Road and Sylvan Road.

Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 December - At Tesco Extra, Gillingham

Monday, 19 December
Start Sunnymead Avenue/Woodlands Road

Toronto Road, Gordon Road, Linden Road, Sunnymead Avenue, Toronto Road, Livingstone Road, Barnsole Road, Coulman Street, Albany Road, Junction Road, Louiseville Road, Barnsole Road, Sturdee Avenue, Toronto Road, Canadian Avenue, Woodlands Road, back to start. 

Wednesday, 21 December
Start Yeoman Drive

Heritage Drive, Academy Drive, Heritage Drive, Darlands Avenue, Hamlin Road, Kingsway, Preston Avenue, Hunters Way, Allison Avenue, Preston Road, Leyton Avenue.

Friday, 23 December
Start junction of Eastcourt Lane and Broadway

Elmfield, Featherby Road, Chilham Road, Eastcourt Lane, Allington Road, Broadway, Priory Road, Abbey Road, Featherby Road, Hanway, The Chase, Chalkenden Road, Broadway.

Saturday, 24 December
Start at Charing House Care Home

Stuart Road, Park Avenue, Watling Street, Cleave Road, Seaton Road, Malvern Avenue, Watling Street, Holmside, Seaton Road, Barnsole Road, Third Avenue, Carlton Avenue, Barnsole Road, Alexandra Avenue, Larkfield Avenue, Barnsole Road, Oxford Road.


You can download the route by clicking here.   

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Visiting various streets around Gillingham & Rainham.



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