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Transport Strategy

The City of London is developing a long-term Transport Strategy which will set out how transport and streets will be managed within the Square Mile. To have your say visit the Transport Strategy Consultation page and take part in the survey.

Millennium Bridge Inclinator

The Inclinator will be out of action until the week commencing 16 April 2018 while is is upgraded.

The step-free access to Millennium Bridge is via Blackfriars Bridge where there is a lift to Blackfriars Bridge level.

Queen Victoria Street

Queen Victoria Street is closed southbound and Cannon Street eastbound between Queen Victoria Street and King William Street are closed due to emergency gas works.

Live traffic and road information

View live traffic status on Google map. You can check the TfL roads status updates.

Report it

The City Corporation has launched a Highway Public Reporting Portal for non-emergency faults in the Square Mile. To report a fault go to REPORT-IT. The map shows the works progress.

Contact us

Freephone 0800 389 5908​​​​​​

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Works starting 23 February 2018

​Street ​Location ​Date
Abchurch Lane Cannon Street to King William Street 24-25 February 2018
Aldersgate Street (northbound) London Wall to Long Lane 24-25 February 2018
Gutter Lane Cheapside to Goldsmith Street 24-25 February 2018
Philpot Lane ​Eastcheap to Brabant Court 24 February 2018
Rood Lane ​Eastcheap to Fenchurch Street 24-25 February 2018
​Shoe Lane St Andrew Street to Stonecuttter Street 23-25 February 2018
Stonecutter Street Entire Length 23-25 February 2018
​Sun Street Finsbury Square to Appold Street 24 February 2018
Throgmorton Street Junction with Old Broad Street 24-25 February 2018
​Tudar Street ​Whitefriars Street to Bouverie Street ​24-25 February 2018
​Angel Street ​King Edward to St Martin's Le Grand ​26 February - 1 March 2018
​Fore Street ​Wood Street to Fore Street Avenue ​26 February-4 April 2018
​St Alphage Garden ​Entire Length ​26 February 2018
​St Martin Le Grand ​Angel Street to Newgate Street ​26 February-1 March 2018

Long term closures

Street Location Until
Artizan Street Artizan Street 1 September 2018
Arthur Street (vehicles & pedestrians) King William Street to Martin Lane 31 July 2021
Carlisle Avenue Carlisle Avenue 30 April 2018
Charterhouse Square Westbound 31 December 2018
Clement's Lane Clement's Lane 23 April 2018
Cock Lane Full length 23 December 2019
Crosby Square Full length 31 December 2019
Fetter Lane Norwich St to Holborn 30 April 2018
Fore Street N/A 4 April 2018
Golden Lane (northbound)  Full length 31 March 2018
Goring Street Bevis Marks to Houndsditch 12 July 2018
Hosier Lane Full length 23 December 2019
Houndsditch Outwich Street to Bishopgate 31 August 2019
Little Britain NA 9 June 2018
Little New Street Full length 20 May 2018
Liverpool Street Old Broad Street to Blomfield Street 31 December 2018
Long Lane (eastbound)  25 March 2018
Middlesex Passage (pedestrians) Full length 27 April 2018
Nicholas Lane King William Street to Cannon Street 31 July 2021
Northumberland Alley (pedestrians) Carlisle Avenue to Fenchurch Street 30 October 2018
Pepys Street NA 29 June 2018
Queen Victoria Street NA 24 September 2018
Shoe Lane NA 15 July 2018
​Skinners Lane ​Skinners Lane ​28 February 2018
​Victoria Embankment North Slip Westbound 2021

Special events taking place on the City of London roads

We organise and host events, throughout the year and occasionally we may have to close roads to all traffic for a certain amount of time. We aim to keep disruptions at a minimum and to reopen the roads as soon as possible after the event.

Upcoming events

Event Date Closures
None None None

​Staging an event?

If you are planning to host an event in the City you may need special permissions and you may need to pay a fee.

Roads re-opening 23 February - 1 March 2018

Street Location Date
Stonecutter Street Junction with Farringdon Street 1 March 2018