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London: Weekly Traffic Update

18 Jan 2018




Until 2 February, there will be various lane restrictions in place on Wood Street. From 22 January, on A307 Wheatfield Way at the junction of College Roundabout (Kingston) there will be various lane closures and restrictions in place. Daytime works will take place between 09:30 and 14:00, and overnight works will take place between 20:00 and 06:00. This is for utility work.

Chelsea Embankment
Until 11:00 on 1 April, Chelsea embankment westbound between Chelsea bridge road and Battersea Bridge will be closed. A diversion via Chelsea bridge road, Lower Sloane Street and Sloane Street is in place.

Brixton Road
Until 5 March there will be various lane restrictions on Brixton Road. Hillyard Street and Normandy are closed at the junction with Brixton Road until 3 February. Prima Road will be closed until 5 March. This is for utility works.

Marylebone Road
Until late May 2018, one lane in each direction will be closed along Marylebone Road, between the junctions with Balcombe Street and Baker Street. This is due to the second phase of works to convert Baker Street and Gloucester Place to two way traffic.

Tower Hill
Until late summer 2018, one lane in the westbound direction on Tower Hill will be closed between 08:00 and 18:00 on the approach to the junction with Trinity Square. This is due to works to reinstate the left turn into Trinity Square.

Access to Blackwall Tunnel bus lanes for taxis
Taxis can use the southbound Blackwall Tunnel bus lane between 21:00 and 05:00. Taxis cannot use the northbound Blackwall Tunnel bus lane.

Charing Cross Station
The forecourt will be closed to all vehicles between 07:00 and 16:00 on Sunday 21 January. 



ExCeL Centre
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January between 10:00 and 18:00 for The London Boat Show (capacity 20,000 each day)

O2 Arena
Saturday 13 January between 18:30 and 22:30 for Mercedes-Benz One Big Night Party (capacity 15,000)
Friday 19 to Sunday 21 January between 13:00 and 22:30 for Fast and Furious Live (capacity 10,000 per show)
Tuesday 23 January between 18:30 and 22:30 for the 23rd National TV Awards capacity 10,000)

Wembley Arena
Friday 26 January between 19:30 and 22:30 for Chris Rock (capacity 8,000)

Lumiere London
Until Sunday 21 January, roads in central London, in particular the West End and King’s Cross areas, will be busier than usual each evening and journeys are expected to take longer. This is due to the crowds and road closures for the Lumiere London Festival

Goodsway will be closed, taxis wishing to use the Pancras Road (King’s Cross Station) taxi rank can access this and exit via Euston Road only 

A temporary rank will be available on Piccadilly opposite Duke Street/St James’s. 

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