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Cannon Street

From Monday 1 May Cannon Street will reopen to two-way traffic during weekdays following completion of resurfacing work to the footways.  Starting on 29 April a road closure will be in place for four weekends for resurfacing.

Blackfiars Bridge

A new staircase and lift on the east side of Blackfriars Bridge was opened to the public on Monday 24 April.

Live traffic and road information

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

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Starting the week of 28 April

​Street ​Location ​Date
Cannon Street Queen Victoria Street to Walbrook 29-30 April 2017
Cannon Street (westbound) Friday Street to Queen Victoria Street 29-30 April 2017
Chancery Lane Fleet Street to Carey Street 1 May 2017
Coleman Street King's Arms Yard to Great Bell Alley 28 April 2017 to 1 May 2017
Cross Wall Crutched Friars to Vine Street 29-30 April 2017
King's Arms Yard Coleman Street to Moorgate 1 May 2017
​Norwich Street ​Fetter Lane to Furnival Street ​29-30 April 2017
​Philpot Lane ​Eastcheap to Fenchurch Street ​29 April 2017
​​Threadneedle Street (westbound) Mansion House Street to Old Broad Street 29-30 April 2017
Walbrook ​Bond Court to Bucklersbury 29 April 2017 until 10 June 2017​
​​Wood Street ​St Alphage Gardens to London Wall ​​1 -26 May 2017

Existing road closures

Street Location Until
Abchurch Lane Cannon Street to King William Street 31 July 2021
Alderman's Walk Full Length 18 September 2017
Arthur Street (Vehicles & Pedestrians) King William Street to Martin Lane 31 July 2021
Bartholomew Close 8 October 2017
Bishop's Court Full Length 30 June 2017
Blackfriars Passage Full Length 31 May 2017
Circus Place Westbound 3 September 2017
Charterhouse Square Westbound 31 December 2018
Chancery Lane Fleet Street to Carey Street 14 May 2017
Clement's Lane Full Length 1 December 2017
Cock Lane Full Length 23 December 2017
Cousin Lane Full Length 30 April 2017
Crosby Square Full Length 31 December 2019
Fetter Lane Norwich St to Holborn 30 April 2018
Finsbury Circus
(West arm)
Finsbury Circus to Moorgate 31 December 2018
Fish Street Hill Eastcheap to Monument Street 30 June 2017
Goring Street Bevis Marks to Houndsditch 12 July 2018
Hammett Street Minories to Crescent 20 October 2017
Hosier Lane Full Length 23 December 2017
Houndsditch Outwich Street to Bishopgate 31 August 2019
Liverpool Street Old Broad Street to Blomfield Street 31 December 2018
Little Britain Full Length 30 September 2017
London Wall Eastbound 3 September 2017
Lower Thames Street A100 to Coach Park Ramp 5 June 2017
Middlesex Passage (pedestrians) Full Length 30 January 2018
Mitre Street Full Length 12 May 2017
Nicholas Lane King William Street to Cannon Street 31 July 2021
Northumberland Alley (pedestrians) Carlisle Avenue to Fenchurch Street 30 October 2018
Pudding Lane Bridge 21 May 2017
Puddle Dock Blackfriars Pass to Queen Victoria Street 30 April 2017
St Alphage Garden Junction with Wood Street 4 September 2017
Skinners Lane Garlick Hill to Doby Court 2 October 2017
Stonecutter Street Shoe Lane to Farringdon Street 1 March 2018
St Botolph Row 14 July 2017
Victoria Embankment north slip road (westbound) Junction with Blackfriars 2021
White Hart Court Full Length 7 July 2017

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

​Staging an event?

If you are planning to host an event in the City you may need special permissions and fees may apply.

Roads Re-opening between 28 April 2017 to 4 May 2017













Street Location Date
Bartholomew Close Albion Way to Newbury Street 30 April 2017
​Bucklersbury ​Queen Victoria Street to Walbrook ​29 April 2017
​Cannon Street (westbound) ​Walbrook to Queen Victoria Street ​1 May 2017
​Fishmongers Hall Wharf ​Swan Lane to Fish Wharf ​29 April 2017
​Long Lane (eastbound) ​Cloth Street to Aldersgate Street ​30 April 2017
​Newbury Street ​Cloth Street to Kinghorn Street ​30 April 2017