Olympic medallist Mark Cavendish will be taking part in the biggest road cycling event in the UK when it comes through Stroud on September 8.
It will be the first race since the Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavenish won his first Olympic medal at Rio.
Also taking part is four-time Tour of Britain stage winner André Greipel, who won a hat trick of stages in 2010, and took victory during the 2015 Tour in Ipswich.
The German, who rides for Lotto Soudal, won his 11th Tour de France stage this Summer with the win on the final stage into Paris.
Stage 5 of the tour will pass through the town on September 8 around 2pm.
The route travels along the A46 into Merrywalks, along Cainscross Road then on to Selsey.
There is a sprint section on Cainscross Road and a “King of the Mountain” section up Selsley Hill.
Police will be managing traffic with rolling road closures.
The tour starts in Glasgow on Sunday September 4 and finishes in London on Sunday September 11.