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    Our interactive map provides details of all planned highway activities, including road closures.

    ​Our interactive map shows daily information on all streetworks, road closures and other highways activities within the City boundaries.

View live traffic status on this Google map​​

LondonWorks​ - London's register of road works - shows details of all road works and street related events in Greater London.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Newgate Street is closed westbound between King Edward Street and Warwick Lane while repairs to a burst water main are taking place.

20 mph speed limit will be implemented across most of the streets in the City of London on 20 July 2014.

Two-way working and increased waiting restrictions in Copthall Avenue due to large vehicles accessing a building site in Angel Court.

Get regular email updates about road closures in the Square Mile by

contacting us on traffic.management@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Enquire about any highways related activities by contacting us on Freephone 0800 389 5908 or email streets@cityoflondon.gov.uk.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Weekend only closures 19 July and/or 20 July

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​Street​Location
Laurence Pountney LaneCannon Street to Laurence Pountney Hill
New Fetter Lane (northbound)Bartlett Court to Holborn Circus

Short term road closures (up to six months)

​Street ​Location ​Date
​Blomfield Street &
Finsbury Circus (East arm)
​Eldon Street to London Wall 27 May to 30 September
Bow Lane Cannon Street to Watling Street 14 July to 25 July
​Eldon Street ​Finsbury Avenue to Blomfield Street 27 May to 30 September
​Fort Street ​Artillery Lane to Brushfield Street 8 March to 15 September
Leadenhall Street
(eastbound)
Gracechurch Street to Aldgate 21 July to 28 September
Mitre Square Mitre Street to Duke's Place 22 July to 1 September
St James's Passage Mitre Street to Duke's Place 22 July to 1 September
Newgate Street
(westbound)
King Edward Street to Warwick Lane 16 July to 20 July
St Botolph Row
(pedestrians)
St Botolph Street to Aldgate High Street 2 June to 17 October
South Place
(eastbound)
Moorgate to Dominion Street 27 May to 31 July

Long term closures

Location

Bush Lane​ Finsbury Circus (west leg)​
Hammett Street​ Honey Lane​
Houndsditch (Outwich St to Bishopsgate)​ Liverpool Street (Blomfield St to Old Broad St)
Middlesex Street​ Paternoster Row​
Philpot Lane Plough Place
St Alphage Garden St Andrew Street (northbound)
Skinners Lane South Place (westbound)
Walbrook White Lion Hill

Future road closures

​Street ​Location ​Date
Cheapside Bow Churchyard to King Street 25 July to 27 July
Poultry
(westbound)
Mansion House Street to Old Jewry 18 July to 20 July
25 July to 27 July
Throgmorton Street Old Broad Street to Bartholomew Lane 1 August 2014 to 1 August 2016

Special events taking place on the City of London roads

We help to organise several events on the City's roads. Some of the major events that may have an impact on them are listed below.

Are you looking to organise a special event on the City's streets? See our guide and overview of an application process to help you plan.

Procession

On Friday 25 July between 11am and 2pm a short procession will take place with road closures along City Road, Finsbury Pavement, Moorgate, Prince's Street, Bank Junction, Poultry, King Street, Gresham Street to Guildhall.

London Triathlon

Ten separate races are planned for the weekend of 2 and 3 August as part of the London Triathlon. On Saturday the events are concentrated around the ExCel Centre. Sunday's cycling event will come to the City of London affecting Tower Bridge area and lower route through the Square Mile from 5am until approximately 2pm. You can find more information on www.londontriathlon.co.uk​.

RideLondon

Now in its second year this two-day cycling festival takes place on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August. These include the family-friendly FreeCycle bike ride through the City of London and the City of Westminster. There will be road closures in central London on Saturday; Southwark and Westminster Bridges will be closed between 4am and 6pm. On Sunday, 11 bridges and roads across east, central and southwest London and Surrey will be closed from early morning. Many bus routes will also be affected. You can find more information about the events on www.PrudentialRideLondon.co.uk. For travel information please visit the Transport for London website.

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay

This run will take place on Thursday 4 September. The roads in the Guildhall area, including Basinghall, Gresham and Wood streets, Aldermanbury and Foster and Carey lanes will be closedbetween 5pm and 8.30pm. For more information and the route full route visit www.squaremilerelay.com.

Merchant Navy Association Parade and Service

​On Sunday 7 September there will be a parade which will close Muscovy Street, Trinity Square and Trinity Square Gardens between 12noon and 3pm.

Firefighters Memorial Service

The annual International Firefighters service is being held at 1200 in the St Sepulchre without Newgate on Holborn Viaduct on Sunday 14 September. The service is followed by a short procession via Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street, Warwick Lane, Ave Maria Lane, St Paul’s Churchyard, Godliman Street, Carter Lane where the wreath laying ceremony starts at 130pm. Find out more on www.firefightersmemorial.co.uk​​​.​​​​​​

More information and FAQs

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​​​​​​​​​​FAQs

For more information please visit the most Frequently Asked Questions​ page.​

Apps

A wide range of apps are also available for smartphones including options like Trafficmaster's TrafficView for iPhone which details roadworks across London and beyond. Search for 'roadworks' in your provider's app store to see what's on offer.​​​​​​​

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