Blackwall Tunnel

Alerts (1)

Message 2020-02-19 10:15:00 9pm 21 Feb- 5am 24 Feb A13 Closed A128 To A1014. 

Severe Traffic (2)

A12 [A1199] Green Man Roundabout (LEYTONSTONE) (E11) (Waltham Forest,Redbridge)

Works [TfL] - [A1199] Green Man Roundabout (Leytonstone) (All Directions) at the junction of High Road Leytonstone - Various lane restrictions are in place due to junction improvement works (Daily works between 10:00 and 15:00). (#231176)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2020-02-19 08:48:36 
Delays are possible.


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 01:00 and 08:00 during overnight tunnel maintenance most Sunday mornings, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon. (#177443)

Much Earlier On 2020-02-18 23:02:09 
Works and tunnel closure to resume on the 23rd February.

General and Future Traffic (1)

Blackwall Tunnel A102 (SE3,SE10) (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Abnormal Load] - Greenwich Area - Phased, incremental road closures will be in place between approximately 22:00 and 09:00 on the nights of both Saturday 22 February and Saturday 07 March to facilitate the movement of key engineering equipment, forming part of a major utility works scheme. The movement will progress from North Greenwich to [B208] Norman Road, Greenwich, via Millennium Way, [A2033] Blackwall Lane, crossing [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach, to return [A2033] Blackwall Lane, [A206] Trafalgar Road, [A206] Romney Road, [A206] Nelson Road, [A206] Greenwich High Road to [B208] Norman Road. A102 Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach will also be fully closed in both directions at the junction with Blackwall Lane from midnight until 01:00 to assist with the logistic movement. Connecting side streets will also be closed or restricted to assist the movement/s, where appropriate. (#233030)

Roadworks (3)

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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 01:00 and 08:00 during overnight tunnel maintenance most Sunday mornings, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon. (#177443)

Much Earlier On 2020-02-18 23:02:09 
Works and tunnel closure to resume on the 23rd February.


Inner Ring [A202] Vauxhall Bridge Road (SW1V,SW1P) (Westminster)

Works [Utility] - [A202] Vauxhall Bridge Road (SW1) (All Directions) at the junction of Charlwood Street - Single alternate lane working under temporary traffic signal control between approximately 23:00 and 05:00 the nights of both Wednesday March 11 and 1 April during O2 works. Additionally, Bloomburg Street is closed. (#232709)


[A40] Westway (W12) (Hammersmith & Fulham)

Works [Utility] - [A40] Westway (W12) (Eastbound) at the junction of Primula Street - Lane one (of three) closed between approximately 2200 and 05:00 during overnight O2 works. (#231571)

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
* iPhone users who see a black camera with a play button will need to click the camera to view the image.
** If a camera says 'in use keeping London moving' - it is in use by traffic services or police and blanked for privacy.

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
* iPhone users who see a black camera with a play button will need to click the camera to view the image.
** If a camera says 'in use keeping London moving' - it is in use by traffic services or police and blanked for privacy.

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Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


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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