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Blackwall Tunnel

Alerts (3)

 Twitter   2017-06-25 12:30:17 In Greenwich, A206 Trafalgar Road has re-opened both ways between Blackwall Lane and Christchurch Way following a serious collision. 

Message 2017-06-25 13:45:00 Redbridge F/o Accident N/bnd Lane Blocked Delays. 

Message 2017-06-25 13:40:00 25 Jun - 3 Se P A2213 Kidbro Oke Pkrd Closed - Works. 

Severe Traffic (3)

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

Works [TfL] - [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3/SE12) (Both Directions) at the junction of Weigall Road - Various restrictions in place to facilitate on-going improvement works as part of the Kidbrooke Village development. At present the road is reduced to one lane in each direction. From Sunday 25 June until 3 September, [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (Both Directions) between Weigall Road and Post Office Lane, closed during bridge works. Find out more (#134928)

Updated Earlier 2017-06-25 10:05:20 
Delays are possible.


[A2] Blackheath Road (SE10) (Greenwich)

Hazard(s) [Burst Water Main] - [A2] Blackheath Road (Westbound) between Lewisham Road and Egerton Drive - The westbound lane is closed for emergency water works. There is a contraflow with one lane running in each direction. (#163247)

Much Earlier On 2017-06-25 06:39:54 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Havering)

Works [TfL] - Ardleigh Green Bridge, [A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Both Directions) at the junction of Bryant Avenue - Various restrictions during bridge replacement works. The carriageway is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Gallows Corner (A12) and Squirrels Heath Road until December 2017. [A127] Southend Arterial Road (Both Directions) between Ardleigh Green Road and Gallows Corner (A12), Monday 17 to Thursday 20 July, inclusive, between approximately 2100hrs and 0500hrs each night, closed. Find out more about the Ardleigh Green bridge replacement (#117841)

Much Earlier On 2017-06-25 05:17:32 
Traffic is flowing well.

General and Future Traffic (43)

Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at the following dates/times: 20th Dec 1830hrs, 21st Dec 1430hrs and 1830hrs, 22nd Dec 1030hrs, 140hrs and 1830hrs, 23rd Dec 1030hrs, 1430hrs and 1830hrs, 24th Dec 1030hrs. (#159248)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Metallica in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159242)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Metallica in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159240)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Steps in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159238)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bluesfest presents Steely Dan. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159237)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Tenderloins Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159236)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Antebellum in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159235)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - British Basketball All-Stars Championship. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159234)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - British Fast5s All-Stars Championship. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159233)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Gorillaz Humanz Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159231)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Elvis in Concert (Live on Screen). Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159227)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Queen and Adam Lambert in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159226)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Sonu Nigam in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159215)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Linkin Park in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159213)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Hola! London Latin Music Festival 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159211)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Legend in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159210)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152939)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152938)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152935)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Bishops Winging It. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152932)


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 - 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 - Michael Ball and Alfie Boe in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152921)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Little Mix in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1300hrs and 1800hrs. (#145021)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Little Mix in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145020)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Little Mix in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145019)


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 - Deep Purple in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145011)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145012)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Bishop: Winging It. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145010)


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 [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)

Roadworks (4)

[A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3,E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3 /E14) (Southbound) at the junction of Empson Street - Lane three will be closed due to Thames Water works. (Overnight only between 22:00-05:00) (#163126)


A13, Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (SE10,E14) (Greenwich,Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - Closed between approximately midnight and 0800hrs during maintenance on the Sunday mornings of 2 and 16 July and 6 and 20 August. (#162874)


[A10] Great Cambridge Road (N17) (Haringey)

Works [Utility] - [A10] Great Cambridge Road (N17) (Northbound) at the junction of Rivulet Road - Lane one (of two) closed during O2 works. (#162987)


[A406] Hanger Lane (NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD) (W5) (Ealing)

Works [Utility] - [A406] Hanger Lane (North Circular Road) (W5 ) (Both Directions) at the junction of Corringway - Contraflow in use to facilitate O2 works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#158444)

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