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Current road closures, works and events

Smithfield Market

Special parking and travel arrangements will be in place around Smithfield Market between 10pm-8am from Thursday 13 December 2019 to Tuesday 24 December 2019. Find more information at Smithfield Christmas Market and Smithfield Market travel advice.

Tudor Street

Tudor Street is closed to eastbound traffic between Dorset Rise and Bridewell Place for emergency gas repairs until Friday 20 December 2019.

Fenchurch Street

Fenchurch Street between Lloyd's Avenue and Mincing Lane is closed until 2 February 2020 for gas mains replacement works.

Wood Street and Pilgrim Street lifts

The Wood Street lift is out of service until late January 2020 and the Pilgrim Street lift is out of service until late February 2020 for repairs and maintenance. We will keep you informed of progress.

Millennium Inclinator

The millennium inclinator is out of service until Monday 16 December 2019.

Live traffic and road information

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

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

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Works starting 13 - 19 December  2019

​Street ​Location ​Date ​Reason
Bride Lane Fleet Street to St Brides Avenue 9-13 December Utility Works
Cannon Street Queen Victoria Street to Walbrook 13-15 December Mobile Crane
Cornhill (WB) Birchin Lane to Lombard Street 14-15 December COL Project Scheme
Gresham Street (WB) Foster Lane - St Martins Le Grand 7-29 December  Utility Works
Outwich Street Camomile Street to Houndsditch 14-15 December Utility Works

Long term closures

Street Location Until Reason
Arthur Street (vehicles and pedestrians) King William Street to Martin Lane 31 December 2022 Bank Station Upgrade Works
Bartholomew Close Middlesex Passage to Little Britain 13 May 2020 Building site
Bishop`s Court Full length 21 January 2021 Building site
Broad Street Avenue Full length 31 December 2019 Crossrail
Brackley Street Viscount Street to Golden Lane 20 December 2019 Building site
Carlisle Avenue Full length 31 May 2020 Building Site
Cavendish Court Houndsditch to Devonshire Row 30 October 2020 Building site
Charterhouse Square Westbound 31 January 2020 Building site
Creed Lane Full length 11 September 2021 Building Site
Crosby Square Full length 31 December 2019 Building site
Fenchurch Street Full length 2 February 2020 Utility Works
Finsbury Avenue Full length 31 August 2020 Utility works
Finsbury Circus West arm 31 December 2019 Crossrail
Hayne Street Entire length 31 January 2020 Building site
Gresham Street  Westbound 29 December 2019 Utility Works
Houndsditch Outwich Street to Bishopsgate 30 September 2020 Building site
Little Britain Full length 13 May 2020 Building site
Liverpool Street Old Broad Street to Blomfield Street 31 December 2019 Crossrail
Moor Place Full length 31 December 2019 Crossrail
Newbury Street Full length 10 July 2020 Building Site
Nicholas Lane Full length 22 December 2021 Bank Station upgrade
Noble Street Full length 31 October 2020 Bank Station Upgrade
Northumberland Alley Full length 31 May 2020 Building Site
Nun Court Full length 31 December 2019 Building Site
Old Broad Street Southbound 5 January 2020 Utility Works
Tudor Street John Carpenter Street to Kingscote Street 20 December 2019 Utility Works
Victoria Embankment North Slip Westbound 30 June 2023 Tideway
Vine Street Full length ​15 August 2021 ​Building site
​Watling Street ​Full Length ​31 December 2019 ​Building Site

Special events taking place on the City of London roads

We organise and host events throughout the year which occasionally require street closures. We always aim to keep disruption to a minimum.

Event Date Road Closures

Roads re-opening 13 - 19 December 2019

Street Location Date Reason
Bride Lane Fleet Street to St Bride's Avenue 13 Dec 2019 Utility Works

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