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Message 2017-02-21 07:15:00 16 Jan-26 Apr A12 J/w Barley Lane - Works Expect Delays. 

Message 2017-02-21 07:05:00 Woolwich Ferr Y One Boat Se Rvice Expect Delays. 

Message 2017-02-21 07:05:00 Woolwich Ferry One Boat Service Expect Delays. 

Severe Traffic (3)

Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (SE7,SE3,SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (Northbound) Rochester Way Relief Road between Kidbrooke Interchange and Woolwich Road - Lanes 1 & 2 closed to facilitate investigation works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#148209)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2017-02-21 05:01:48 
Traffic is flowing well.


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 2017-02-20 19:47:52 
Delays are possible.


Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (SE10,E14) (Greenwich,Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 0100hrs and 0800hrs on two Sunday mornings of each month (except Bank Holiday weekends) during overnight maintenance. Upcoming scheduled closures: 5th and 19th March. (#103861)

Much Earlier On 2017-02-20 10:07:55 
The tunnel is now open and traffic is flowing well.

General and Future Traffic (33)

A13 [A1020] Leamouth Road Roundabout (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Hazard(s) [Spillage] - [A1020] Leamouth Road Roundabout (All Directions) - Large cement spillage on the exit towards Aspen Way. (#152035)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-02-21 06:50:43 
Approach with caution. Traffic is flowing well.


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 - The Weeknd in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144968)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Frankie Valli in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145009)


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 - Bruno Mars in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144983)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bruno Mars in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144982)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - The Original Harlem Globetrotters. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144981)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - World Cup of Gymnastics. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144980)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Olly Murs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144974)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Craig David in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144970)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - UFC Fight Night. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144969)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - David Haye v Tony Bellow Heavyweight Boxing. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144967)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kaiser Chiefs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144966)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The X Factor Live Tour 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1330hrs and 1830hrs. (#144965)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jack Whitehall tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144964)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - BRIT Awards 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144962)


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)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Country to Country Festival. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121583)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Diversity Genesis Tour 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121579)

Roadworks (6)

Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (SE7,SE3,SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (Northbound) Rochester Way Relief Road between Kidbrooke Interchange and Woolwich Road - Lanes 1 & 2 closed to facilitate investigation works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#148209)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2017-02-21 05:01:48 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel, A13 [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (Eastbound) between [A102] Brunswick Road and opposite Nutmeg Lane - Lane one closed between approximately midnight and 0600hrs during the overnight repair of a manhole frame and cover. (#152031)


Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (SE10,E14) (Greenwich,Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 0100hrs and 0800hrs on two Sunday mornings of each month (except Bank Holiday weekends) during overnight maintenance. Upcoming scheduled closures: 5th and 19th March. (#103861)

Much Earlier On 2017-02-20 10:07:55 
The tunnel is now open and traffic is flowing well.


A12, Future Consideration [A12] East Cross Route (E9,E3) (Hackney,Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] East Cross Route (E3) (Northbound) between [B142] Wick Lane and [A106] Wick Road - Closed between approximately 2100hrs and 0500hrs each Sunday to Thursday night, inclusive, during road resurfacing works. Northbound traffic is diverted via Bow Roundabout (A11), [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Southbound), [A13] East India Dock Road and Newham Way (Eastbound) and [A406] North Circular Road (Westbound) to Redbridge Roundabout (A12). Access for local residents maintained between Bow Roundabout (A11) and Wick Lane each night of works between Tuesday 21 until Tuesday 28 February, inclusive. Access for local residents maintained between Bow Roundabout (A11) and [A106] Wick Road the night of Wednesday 1 March. Access for local residents maintained at [A106] Wick Road each night of works between Thursday 2 until Wednesday 15 March, inclusive. (#151820)


A12, Blackwall Tunnel [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3,E15) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Both Directions) at the junction of [A11] Bow Road (Bow Roundabout) - Various slip-road closures between approximately 2200hrs and 0500hrs Sunday to Thursday nights, inclusive, during overnight resurfacing works. Sunday 19 March, [A12] southbound on-slip from Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. Monday 20 March, [A12] southbound off-slip to Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 March, [A12] northbound off-slip to Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. Thursday 23 March, [A12] northbound on-slip from Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. Sunday 26 March, [A12] southbound on-slip from Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. (#151821)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Sun-in-the-sands (All Directions) - Various lane closures in place on all approaches to the roundabout to facilitate refurbishment of kerb and parapet works (nightly 2200 to 0500hrs). (#150975)

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