Raymond Blanc carries the Olympic Flame

Raymond began his journey in High Street Wallingford, and continued up St Martin's Street. Raymond commented:

“This is a huge honour for me and I’m thrilled to be part of this historic time – which shows Great Britain at its very best.”

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Other noted carriers  included: Chef Heston Blumenthal (Slough), football legend, Ray Wilkins (Egham) and Sir Steve Redgrave who received the Flame from Henley and was in a boat and travelled northwards from the jetty at Thameside, under the bridge, then onto the jetton on the right hand side at Leander Boat Club.

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