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Ludgate Hill emergency gas works

Ludgate Hill is temporarily closed in both directions between Godliman Street and Ave Maria Lane and eastbound between Ludgate Circus and Godliman Street.

Ludgate Hill west bound will reopen on Monday 23 July. Eastbound will remain closed. Find latest news on Squarehighways Twitter.

Prudential Ride London

Over the weekend of 28-29 July the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival returns to the City. There will be extensive road closures on Saturday 28 July between 6am-6pm. On Sunday 29 July, Lower Thames St, Upper Thames St and Victoria Embankment will be closed from 4am. Go to the Prudential RideLondon`s website for more information.

London Bridge lift

A new public lift on London Bridge north-west kerb is now in service.

Cadent Gas works Victoria Embankment

From 6 August until mid September 2018, Cadent will undertake works requiring Victoria Embankment westbound to be closed between Southwark Bridge and Westminster Bridge. Local access to properties will be facilitated via Puddle Dock. For travel advice go to the TfL Major Works page.

Live traffic and road information

View live traffic status on Google map. You can check the TfL roads status updates.

Report it

Use the Highway Public Reporting Portal for non-emergency faults in the Square Mile. To report a fault go to REPORT-IT. The map shows the works progress.

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Works starting 20 July 2018

​Street ​Location ​Date ​Reason
Bucklersbury Junction with Queen Victoria Street 21 July - 26 August 2018 n/a
Cursitor Street Took`s Court to Furnival Street 21-22 July 2018 n/a
Golden Lane Fortune Street to Brackley Street 21-22 July 2018 n/a
Gresham Street Foster Lane to Wood Street 21-22 July 2018 n/a
Ironmonger Lane Gresham Street to St Olave`s Court 21-22 July 2018 n/a
​Lombard Street ​Clement`s Lane to Gracechurch Street ​21-22 July 2018 n/a
​St Swithin`s Lane ​Entire Length ​23 July-3 August 2018 n/a
​Tokenhouse Yard ​Entire Length ​21-22 July 2018 n/a
​Wood Street ​St Alphage Garden to London Wall ​21-22 July 2018 n/a

Long term closures

Street Location Until Reason
Abchurch Lane Full length 17 August 2018 n/a
Arthur Street (vehicles & pedestrians) King William Street to Martin Lane 31 July 2021 n/a
Bartholomew Close Albion Way to o/s no 28 Bartholomew Close 3 Aug 2018 n/a
Billiter Street Full length 31 July 2019 n/a
Bucklersbury Full length 26 August 2018 n/a
Carlisle Avenue Carlisle Avenue 31 May 2020 n/a
Cannon Street Queen Victoria Street to King William Street 30 September 2018 n/a
Charterhouse Square Westbound 31 December 2018 n/a
Clement's Lane Clement's Lane 25 August 2018 n/a
Cock Lane Full length 23 December 2019 n/a
Creed Lane Full length 16 December 2018 n/a
Crosby Square Full length 31 December 2019 n/a
Eastcheap Eastbound including slip 29 July 2018 n/a
Goring Street Bevis Marks to Houndsditch 31 August 2018 n/a
Gracechurch Street Northbound 29 July 2018 n/a
Hosier Lane Full length 23 December 2019 n/a
Houndsditch Outwich Street to Bishopgate 31 August 2019 n/a
John Carpenter Street Full length 29 July 2018 n/a
King William Street Southbound 29 July 2018 n/a
Lime Street Full length 13 October 2018 n/a
Little Britain Full length 13 May 2018 n/a
Little New Street Full length 29 July 2018 n/a
Liverpool Street Old Broad Street to Blomfield Street 31 December 2018 n/a
Long Lane (eastbound) Full length 4 November 2018 n/a
Nicholas Lane King William Street to Cannon Street 31 July 2021 n/a
Northumberland Alley (pedestrians) Carlisle Avenue to Fenchurch Street 30 October 2018 n/a
Nun Court Full length 4 September 2018 n/a
Pepys Street Seething Lane to Savage Gardens 4 August 2018 n/a
​Queen Victoria Street Mansion House Street to Cannon Street 24 September 2018 n/a
Sandy`s Row Full length 30 Sept 2018 n/a
​​Shoe Lane Little New Street to St Andrew Street 29 July 2018 n/a
St Swithin`s Lane Full length 3 August 2018 n/a
Threadneedle Street (westbound) Full length 29 July 2018 n/a
Victoria Embankment North Slip ​Westbound 2021 n/a
Vine Street Westbound 15 August 2021 n/a
​Wood Street ​Full length ​15 August 2021 n/a

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
Prudential RideLondon 28-29 July See website

Roads re-opening 20-26 July 2018

Street Location Date Reason
None None None None