Plans revealed for 250m outdoor velodrome in Essex

Cyclists in Essex could be able to race on an outdoor velodrome if plans revealed by a former Southend councillor come to fruition.

According to The Echo, Adam Jones is spearheading a campaign to build the track on a site between Southend and Rochford.

>>> Olympic-standard velodrome proposed for Leeds

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.