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Alerts (3)

Message 2017-04-25 00:40:00 30 April 2017 0700-1500 Event Hackney Area Road Closures. 

Message 2017-04-25 00:30:00 East India Dock Tunnel Closed 10pm-5am Overnight Works. 

Message 2017-04-25 00:25:00 Rotherhithe Tnl 10pm-5am Closed For Overnight Works. 

Severe Traffic (6)

A13 East India Dock Tunnel (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - East India Dock Tunnel (Both Directions) - The tunnel will be closed 10pm to 5am for overnight maintenance works. (#157631)

Recent Update! 2017-04-25 00:26:19 
East India Dock Tunnel is closed in both directions. Use other routes. Traffic is flowing well on diversion.


A2 [B212] Prince Charles Road (SE3,SE10) (Lewisham)

Works [Other] - Prince Charles Road (SE3/SE10) (All Directions) between Shooters Hill Road and Montpelier Row - Road re-opened following an event (#157177)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-04-25 00:04:54 
Traffic is flowing well.


City Route, Southern River Route, A13 [A101] Rotherhithe Tunnel (E1W ,E14 ,SE16) (Southwark,Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A101] Rotherhithe Tunnel (E1/SE16) (Both Directions) - Closed between approximately 2200hrs and 0500hrs each Monday night during overnight maintenance. No closures on Bank Holiday Mondays. (#80970)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2017-04-24 22:33:29 
Rotherhithe tunnel is closed in both directions. Use other routes. Traffic is flowing well in the area and on diversion.


[A12] East Cross Route (E10,E11,E15,E9) (Hackney,Waltham Forest,Newham,Redbridge)

Works [TfL] - [A12] East Cross Route (E9 ) (Both Directions) to Green Man Tunnel (A12) - Lane three (of three) closed for overnight works. (#157633)

Updated Earlier 2017-04-24 21:24:32 
Traffic is flowing well through the restrictions.


[A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3,SE12) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3/SE12) (Both Directions) at the junction of Weigall Road - The carriageway has been reduced to one lane in both directions for improvement work. Find out more. (#134928)

Much Earlier On 2017-04-24 18:42:54 
Delays are possible.


A12 Burdett Road (E3 ,E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Other] - A1205 Burdett Road (Both directions) between St Pauls Way and Bow Common Lane - Carriageway restrictions for Crossrail works. Find out more about Crossrail works (#6503)

Much Earlier On 2017-04-24 18:10:27 
Delays possible while restrictions are in place.

General and Future Traffic (31)

Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ed Sheeran in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152934)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Neil Diamond in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. No performance on Wednesday. (#152931)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - J. Cole in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152930)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152929)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152928)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Celine Dion in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152927)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Celine Dion in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152926)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Smackdown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152925)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Mayer in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152923)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152922)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Take That in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145024)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Take That in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145022)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - KISS in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104487)

Long Term Update 2016-12-07 10:14:37 
Cancelled until Wednesday 31 may 2017


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145018)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145016)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145015)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145014)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Emeli Sandé in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145013)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ariana Grande in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145007)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Betway Premier League Darts. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145005)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Vamps in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145004)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Raw. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145002)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Iron Maiden in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145001)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Shawn Mendes in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144999)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Good Mourning Mrs Brown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1300hrs and 1830hrs on Saturday and 1300hrs on Sunday. (#144997)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Good Mourning Mrs Brown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144992)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144991)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Star Sixes Football. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144987)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Blink 182 in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144984)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bros in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#139094)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - 2017 BBL Play-Off Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134177)

Roadworks (5)

Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A102] Sun-In-The-Sands (SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Sun-in-the-sands (Both Directions) intersecting A2 Shooters Hill Road - Lane restrictions in place to facilitate works. (#157123)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-04-25 00:00:29 
Works resume at 2200hrs.


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10) (Southbound) - The tunnel is closed each Sunday to facilitate overnight maintenance works (01:00 to 08:00). (#155415)

Long Term Update 2017-04-23 00:03:23 
The tunnel remains open.


Blackwall Tunnel, A13 [A1206] Prestons Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A1206] Prestons Road (Northbound) approaching Prestons Road Roundabout - The carriageway will be reduced to one lane to facilitate UKPN utility works. Works/TM will remain in place 24/7. (#156697)


[A24] Morden Road (SW19) (Merton)

Works [Utility] - [A24] Morden Road (SW19) (Both Directions) between Parkleigh Road and [B285] Dorset Road - Lane one (of two) closed southbound, width restriction northbound, between approximately 2200hrs and 0500hrs during overnight O2 works. (#155146)


[A282] Dartford Tunnel (RM20)

Works [Other] - [A282] Dartford Tunnel (RM20) (Northbound) - Both bores at the Dartford Tunnel are closed to facilitate upgrade works (one night, 2100hrs to 0800hrs). Diversion via M25 at Junction 2 to the westbound A2 to Blackwall Tunnel then the eastbound A13 to rejoin the M25 anti-clockwise at Junction 30. (#153515)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

E India Dock Rd (0.2miles)
E India Dock Rd/Chrisp St

E India Dock Rd/Leamouth
Aspen Way/Cotton Street
Aspen Way/Upper Bank St
The Highway/Glammis (2450m)

East Cross Route/Tredeger Rd
A12 East Cross Route/Benn St

Cameras: South Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - South Side

Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)
A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)

Millennium Way (0.2miles)
West Parkside (1mile)
Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)

A2 Park Mead (6.5miles)
Woolwich Ferry
Shooters Hill/P.O.Wales Rd
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)

Shooters Hill/Charlton Pk Ln
Trafalgar Rd/Greenwich Pk St
Kidbrooke Park Rd

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


See ROADWORKS section for closure information.

Tunnel Restrictions

Blackwall Tunnel Restrictions


ADR Restrictions: Category E

Northbound (West Bore):
Height 4.00 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Southbound (East Bore):
Height 4.72 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Maximum Vehicle Length: No Restrictions

Variable Speed Limit: 20 to 30 mph

Tunnel Length: 1345 meters (Northbound)

No Pedestrians and No Cyclists

WARNING: Fixed Penalty (FINE) If you run out of fuel inside the tunnel!

Trucks CHECK your vehicle HEIGHT or you will be DIVERTED

Alternative Routes

Blackwall Tunnel Alternative Routes


During Blackwall Tunnel closures, accidents, maintenance or restrictions you have a few options:

Vehicle Option 1: Rotherhithe Tunnel

[Vehicle Length 10m Max | 4.4m Max Height | 20mph | 2.3m Lane Width | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.0 km) / 5 minutes to the West

via South Side - 4.9 miles (7.9 km) / 14 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 2: Woolwich Ferry (Free Service) - [Check Woolwich Ferry Page For Updates]

Open Generally 6.10am to 8-10pm Mon-Fri | 11.30am to 7.30pm Sun

4.7m Max Height | 3.5m Max Width | No Hazchem | Walking Via Foot Tunnel Optional

via North Side - 3.9 miles (6.2 km) / 11 minutes to the East

via South Side - 2.9 miles (4.7 km) / 7 minutes to the East

Vehicle Option 3: Dartford Crossing (Toll Crossing)

[4.9m Max Height | Toll £2.00 Cars / £5 Trucks | Free 10pm to 6am | No Walking

[Cycling Allowed: Arrive at control gates and a patrol car will transport you free of charge]

via North Side - 15.8 miles (25.4 km) / 26 minutes to the West

via South Side - 19.2 miles (30.9 km) / 31 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 4: Tower Bridge

[Open 24hrs | 18 Tonnes Max Weight | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 3.1 miles (5.0 km) / 9 minutes to the West

via South Side - 5.9 miles (9.5 km) / 18 minutes to the West

Tube Option 1: Blackwall DLR via Canning Town DLR to North Greenwich Station

via North Side - 0.4 miles (0.6 km) / 1 minutes to the South

via South Side - 1.3 miles (2.1 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Tube Option 2: Island Gardens DLR to Cutty Sark DLR

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.1 km) / 5 minutes to the South West

via South Side - 2.5 miles (4.0 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Walking Option 1: Greenwich Foot Tunnel

[Open 24hrs (See Greenwich Council for Latest Works) | 371m Long | Bicycles Allowed | No Cars]

via North Side - 2.0 miles (3.2 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

via South Side - 2.3 miles (3.7 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

*Travel time estimated using standard car speeds at low traffic volumes

*To estimate walking time instead of drive time - work on 3 mph at good pace

*The only bus route through the tunnel is the 108 from Stratford to Lewisham