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The Standard Chartered City Race

The Standard Chartered City Race is back in the City of London on 24 July. Roads will be closed to traffic between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. A list of road closures are available from the City Race (280KB)  page.

Prudential Ride London

Prudential Ride London cycling festival returns Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July.  Some roads in the City will be closed to traffic from early morning.  Find all the information about road closures on the Prudential Ride London page

Read City AM for road closures information

Road closures are advertised in City AM.

Live traffic and road information

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Starting the week of 21 July

​Street ​Location ​Date
Basinghall Street Basinghall Avenue to Masons Avenue 21-23 July 2017
Crutched Friars Savage Gardens to Cooper's Row 22-23 July 2017
Distaff Lane Entire Length 22 July 2017
Farringdon Road (southbound) Clerkenwell Road to Charterhouse Street 23 July 2017
Friday Street (northbound) Entire Length 22 July 2017
Gough Square Junction with Pemberton Row 21-28 July 2017
Mark Lane London Street to Fenchurch Street 22-23 July 2017
Moorgate (northbound) Lothbury to London Wall 22-23 July 2017
New Change (southbound) Entire Length 22 July 2017
​Queen Victoria Street (eastbound) ​Godiman Street to Friday Street ​22 July 2017
​Stonecutter Street ​Junction with Farringdon Street ​21 July 2017 - 1 March 2018
​Wood Street ​Cheapside to Gresham Street ​22-23 July 2017

Existing road closures

Street Location Until
Abchurch Lane Cannon Street to King William Street 21 August 2021
Alderman's Walk Full Length 1 September 2017
Arthur Street (Vehicles & Pedestrians) King William Street to Martin Lane 31 July 2021
Bartholomew Close 28 February 2018
Bishop's Court 11 August 2017
Charterhouse Square Westbound 31 December 2018
Clement's Lane Full Length 1 December 2017
Cock Lane Full Length 23 December 2017
Crosby Square Full Length 31 December 2019
Fetter Lane Norwich St to Holborn 30 April 2018
Goring Street Bevis Marks to Houndsditch 12 July 2018
Hammett Street Minories to Crescent 20 October 2017
Hosier Lane Full Length 23 December 2017
Houndsditch Outwich Street to Bishopgate 31 August 2019
Liverpool Street Old Broad Street to Blomfield Street 31 December 2018
Little Britain Full Length 30 September 2017
London Wall (Eastbound) 3 September 2017
Long Lane (Eastbound) 3 November 2017
Middlesex Passage (pedestrians) Full Length 27 April 2018
Nicholas Lane King William Street to Cannon Street 31 July 2021
Northumberland Alley (pedestrians) Carlisle Avenue to Fenchurch Street 30 October 2018
Outwich Street 3 September 2017
Pudding Lane Bridge 29 July 2017
St Alphage Garden Junction with Wood Street 4 September 2017
Skinners Lane Garlick Hill to Doby Court 2 October 2017
St Botolph Row 31 October 2017
Stonecutter Street Shoe Lane to Farringdon Street 1 March 2018
Victoria Embankment north slip road (westbound) Junction with Blackfriars 2021
Walbrook 16 July 2017

Special events taking place on the City of London roads

We organise and host events, throughout the year and occasionally we may have to close roads to all traffic for a certain amount of time. We aim to keep disruptions at a minimum and to reopen the roads as soon as possible after the event.

Upcoming events

Event Date Closures
London Triathlon 23 July 2017 Excel > Tower Hamlets > Tower Hill > Lower Thames Street > Upper Thames Street > Victoria Embankment return to Excel
Standard Chartered Great City Run 24 July 2017 Extensive road closures in the City
Freecycle/Ride London 29-30 July 2017 Circulary route from Westminster > Holborn > Holborn Viaduct > Newgate St > Cheapside > King St > Gresham St > Lothbury > Bartholomew Lane > Threadneedle St > Queen Victoria Street
World Athletics 6 August 2017 Start/finish Tower Bridge > Extensive road closures in the City and Westminster

​Staging an event?

If you are planning to host an event in the City you may need special permissions and you may need to pay a fee.

Roads re-opening between 21 July and 27 July 2017

Street Location Date
Carter Lane Creed Lane to Ludgate Broadway 21 July 2017