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Alerts (2)

 Twitter   2016-12-09 05:36:36 A13 Canning Town Flyover will be reduced to 1 lane into town during the AM peak for resurfacing, expect severe delays in the area 

 Twitter   2016-12-09 04:35:25 A13 Canning Town Flyover will be reduced to 1 lane into town during the AM peak for resurfacing, expect severe delays in the area. 

Severe Traffic (5)

A13 Canning Town Flyover (E16) (Newham)

Hazard(s) [Spillage] - Canning Town Flyover (Westbound) - Lanes one and two (of three) closed due to slippery surface. (#145208)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-12-09 05:03:35 
Use caution on the flyover.


Blackwall Tunnel [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Northbound) at the junction of Tunnel Avenue - Reduced to one lane for overnight works. (#144132)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2016-12-09 02:44:22 
Traffic is flowing well.


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

Works [TfL] - [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3/SE12) (All Directions) at the junction of Weigall Road - Improvement works on the A2213 Kidbrooke Park Road from 30 August. The improvements, which form part of the Kidbrooke Village development, will be completed in stages over the next year to keep disruption to a minimum. They include: Reconstructing and changing the road layout of Kidbrooke Park Road, between the junctions with Old Post Office Lane and Weigall Road, to remove the need for width and weight restrictions in the area in future. Replacing the pedestrian subway near Kidbrooke station with a surface-level signalised crossing. Introducing other improvements for pedestrians, including a new signalised crossing at the junction of Kidbrooke Park Road and Weigall Road. Installing new footways, street furniture, street lighting and drainage systems. Temporary traffic management changes will apply while the works take place - From November 2016 until February 2017: Kidbrooke Park Road will be open with one lane in each direction as normal, although the lanes will be narrower than usual. (#134928)

Much Earlier On 2016-12-08 19:34:57 
Possible delays during the course of these works.


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

Works [TfL] - [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (All Directions) at the junction of Canton Street - Temporary traffic signals are in place at this location (Overnight only). (#145133)


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 2016-12-08 09:04:13 
Delays are possible.

General and Future Traffic (52)

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 - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144979)


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 - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144978)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144977)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144976)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144975)


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 - Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1330hrs and 1830hrs on Saturday. Sunday performances at 1230hrs and 1730hrs. (#144961)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Green Day in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144960)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - NBA Global Games. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144959)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Red Hot Chili Peppers in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144958)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1030hrs and 1430hrs. (#134188)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1030hrs, 1430hrs and 1830hrs. (#134186)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1430hrs and 1830hrs. (#134185)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1030hrs and 1430hrs. (#134184)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1030hrs, 1430hrs and 1830hrs. (#134183)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1430hrs and 1830hrs. (#134181)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Disney on Ice presents Frozen. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134180)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Comedy Centrals Impractical Jokers. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134179)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The 1975 in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134178)


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 - Black Sabbath in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134176)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Black Sabbath in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134175)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Avenged Sevenfold in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134172)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Fatboy Slim in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134170)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Madness in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134168)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Richard Ashcroft in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134164)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Comedy Central presents Impractical Jokers. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121584)


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 - Status Quo in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121580)


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)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - 2017 National Television Awards. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111961)

Roadworks (4)

Blackwall Tunnel [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Northbound) at the junction of Tunnel Avenue - Reduced to one lane for overnight works. (#144132)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2016-12-09 02:44:22 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel [A12] Gillender Street (E14,E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - Gillender Street (E14) (Both Directions) at the junction of [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach - Lane closure in place due to works for a burst water main. (#144873)


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: 18th December, 8th and 22nd January, 5th and 19th February, 5th and 19th March. (#103861)

Long Term Update 2016-12-05 08:20:40 
The tunnel has reopened. Traffic is flowing well.


[A406] Sterling Way (N18) (Enfield)

Works [Utility] - [A406] Sterling Way (Westbound) at the junction of Fore Street - Lane one closed to facilitate works by O2 (night works). (#143757)

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