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London: Weekly Traffic Update

The Congestion Charge and T Charge will be suspended from Saturday 23 December until Monday 1 January inclusive. The daily charge will apply again from Tuesday 2 January. Central London - New Year’s Eve, Sunday 31 December

From around 14:00 some bridges and roads in central London will start to close to prepare for the ticketed fireworks event. All bridge and road closures will be in place from 20:00 and most will re-open at 06:00 on Monday 1 January, or when safe to do so. Once road closures are in place, bus hubs will be in operation. Some central London road closures will remain until 18:00 for the New Year’s Day Parade. Central London - Monday 1 January Road closures will be in place in central London to facilitate the New Year’s Day Parade. Saturday or Sunday services will run on most of the network. Central London Until 06:00 on Saturday 23 December, the carriageway on Waterloo Bridge is reduced to one lane both ways for bridge maintenance work. North London Until 04:00 on Monday 8 January, Holloway Road will be closed in both directions at the junction with Highbury Corner. Changes will also apply to the way traffic uses Highbury Corner roundabout for the full duration of Holloway Road closure. Vehicles will use the southern part of the roundabout as a two way road instead of moving around the roundabout. Temporary signals will be in operation. London Bridge Station London Bridge station street level concourse will be completely closed from early morning on Friday 23 December until 04:00 on Tuesday 2 January 2018. The upper/Shard level will be open as usual with temporary ticket office and toilets located in this area. Victoria Station A rail replacement bus service will drop passengers off on Wilton Road at the bus stop near Hudson’s Place. As a contingency measure for safety reasons and crowd control if necessary, there may be a temporary hold of taxis exiting from Hudson’s Place until the crowds have been dispersed safely. 

Premier League Football From 09:30 until 16:30 on Tuesday 26 December, roads around Wembley stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. Rugby From 13:00 until 20:00 on Saturday 30 December, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. Christmas at Kew On Kew Road, there will be a drop off and pick up only point available until 1 January 2018. Winter Wonderland Until 1 January 2018 a temporary taxi rank will be available in the coach bays opposite Upper Brook Street, these are the same arrangements as last year. Winterville, Clapham Common Until 1 January 2018 a temporary taxi rank will be available on Rookery Road (midway point). Printworks Until 1 January 2018 there will be a marshalled taxi rank in operation. 

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