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London New Years Eve Road Closures


Information From TfL

Driving and road closures


Roads in central London will start to close to traffic from 14:00 to facilitate the New Year celebrations, with most closures in place from 20:00.

Roads and bridges will be closed as follows:

From 14:00:

  • Westminster Bridge will be closed in both directions
  • Victoria Embankment closed in both directions from Southwark Bridge to Bridge Street
  • Parliament Square, Whitehall and Millbank from Parliament Square to Lambeth Bridge, and Victoria Street from Parliament Square to Buckingham Gate will also be closed
  • The Northbound bus lane on Waterloo Bridge will close – expect slow moving traffic

From 17:00:

  • Closures around Chichley Street and Belvedere Road on the South Side of the Thames

From 20:00:

  • From Vauxhall Bridge Road in the west of London to London Bridge in the east of central London
  • From Oxford Street in the north to Elephant and Castle south of the river

From 22:00:

  • Roads around St. Paul’s, Mansion House and Monument in the City of London will be closed
  • Additional roads to the east at Tower Hill may also need to be closed

All roads used for the New Year’s Eve celebrations will be reopened by 06:00. Where possible and safe to do so roads will be re-opened earlier. However, other roads will be closed in central London from 04:00 to facilitate the New Year’s Day Parade.



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