London Road Closures

Please take a look at these expected road closures

The Games are going to see a number of Road closures and Mail Box Express promised we would keep you up to date with any news and area of concern. The areas and dates below will cause significant travel disruption and need to be avoided. We recommend you work from home or take a day’s holiday on the following days if you live in the affected areas.


The dates of these are 28, 29 and 31 July; 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 11 and 12 August and 9 September.

Roads will be closed along the routes at certain times and places. Many buses will also be affected; full details will be available in July on the TfL website and at affected bus stops. The following events in particular will result in significant travel disruption:

  • Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July - Men’s and Women’s Cycling Road Races (central London to Box Hill, Surrey via Fulham, Putney, Richmond, Hampton Court, Weybridge, Woking, Dorking, Leatherhead, Esher and Kingston)
  • Thursday 2, Saturday 4 and Tuesday 7 August - Triathlon Technical Rehearsal, Women’s Triathlon and Men’s Triathlon (Hyde Park Corner area)
  • Sunday 5 and Sunday 12 August and Sunday 9 September - Women’s Marathon, Men’s Olympic Marathon and Paralympic Marathons (Westminster to City of London)