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Road Closures Olympics 2012: Saturday 28 July

Plan your traffic and travel for the London 2012 Olympics - with millions of extra people coming to London for the Games, the capital's roads will face additional pressure. Make sure you Get Ahead Of The Games.

On Saturday 28th July 2012, there will be a number of temporary changes, such as closed roads, turning restrictions, traffic signal timing alterations and parking and loading bay suspensions in place to ensure the smooth running of the Games and significant disruption is expected across much of London.

Check out the travel hotspots below to avoid getting stuck in traffic.

Roads To Avoid

Central London
A41 from the Marylebone Road and A501 Marylebone Road
Delays around Central London especially around Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square

East London
Woolwich will be very busy, the entrance to the venue is on Grand Depot Road at the Junction with Ha Ha Road
A13 / A12 / Blackwall Tunnel / Embankment / Upper Thames Street / The Highway / Limehouse Link Tunnel
A13 Newham Way / Silvertown Way / Woolwich Road / Connaught Bridge / Prince Regents Lane / Blackwall Tunnel

South London
Maze Hill, Shooters Hill Road / A2 / Blackwall Tunnel / A12

West London
A4 Cromwell Road / Redcliffe Gardens / Chelsea Embankment / Grosvenor Road
North Circular Road to Wembley, A40 from the M25
A3 / Battersea Park Road / In Wimbledon: Church Road, Somerset Road, Wimbledon Hill and Parkside.
See below for road closures for cycling race

Road Closures Due To Cycling Road Race

The following roads will be closed for the Men's Cycling Road Race across Central London, South-West London and Surrey:
The Mall
Hyde Park Corner
Brompton Road
Fulham Road
Fulham High Street
Putney Bridge
Upper Richmond Road
Priory Lane
Richmond Park
Sawyers Hill
Petersham Road, Richmond
Richmond Bridge, Richmond
Richmond Road, Twickenham
York Road, Twickenham
King Street, Twickenham
Cross Deep, Twickenham
Waldegrave Road, Twickenham
A309 Park Road, Teddington
Chestnut Avenue, Bushey Park
A3050 Hurst Road
B373 Brooklands Road
A245 Old Woking Road
B367 Newark Lane
A246 Epsom Road
A25 from Gomshall - Dorking
A24 London Road
Into Box Hill
Dorking Road, Leatherhead
A245 Randalls Road
A244 to Esher
A307 Portsmouth Road
Hampton Court Way
Back into Bushey Park
Horse Fair, Kingston
Wood Street, Kingston
A308 London Road, Kingston
Queen's Road, Kingston
Queen's Road, Richmond Park
The route then meets Sawyer's Hill and re-traces itself to The Mall.

Tube Lines And Stations To Avoid

Bakerloo Line Paddington to Waterloo
Central Line Marble Arch to Stratford
Circle Line
Baker Street to Liverpool Street
District Line
Tower Hill to West Ham and South Kensington to Southfields
Bank to Prince Regent and Bank to Greenwich
Hammersmith & City Line
Baker Street to West Ham
Jubilee Line
Bond Street to Stratford
Northern Line Euston to London Bridge and Euston to Waterloo
Clapham Junction to Shepherdís Bush and Highbury & Islington to Stratford
Piccadilly Line
Earlís Court to Kingís Cross
Victoria Line
Victoria to Kingís Cross 

Tube Stations That Will Be Exceptionally Busy
Earl's Court
Green Park
London Bridge
North Greenwich
West Brompton

Stations That Will Be Busy All Day
Stratford International
Canning Town
Custom House,
Royal Victoria
West Ham
West Silvertown


Morning Peak
Afternoon Peak
Late Evening
Canada Water
Canonbury (to Stratford)
Charing Cross
Dalston Kingsland (to Stratford)
St. Johnís Wood
Woolwich Arsenal

Charing Cross
Earlís Court
Finchley Road
Green Park
Imperial Wharf
Leicester Square
North Greenwich
Piccadilly Circus
Prince Regent
St. Johnís Wood
West Brompton
Woolwich Arsenal

Charing Cross
Covent Garden
Dalston Kingsland
Earlís Court
Green Park
London Bridge
North Greenwich
Piccadilly Circus
Pontoon Dock
Shepherdís Bush
St. Johnís Wood
West Brompton
Woolwich Arsenal
Canonbury (to Richmond and Clapham J)
Covent Garden
Dalston Kingsland (to Richmond and Clapham J)
Earlís Court
East Putney
London Bridge
North Greenwich
Parsons Green
Putney Bridge

Train Lines And Stations To Avoid

South Eastern trains: Charing Cross to Woolwich Arsenal station (20-minute walk)
London Overground trains: To Wembley Central, To Stratford
Chiltern Railways: To Wembley Stadium, Marylebone Station
Mainline Stations: Stratford Station / Liverpool Street / St Pancras International, Charing Cross / Victoria / Waterloo, Greenwich or Blackheath
Charlton Station - Shuttle buses will run from Charlton station to North Greenwich Arena at peak times.

Key Events

Men's Cycling Road race causing road closures in central and south-west London.
Venues all across London in Use

Venues In Use

Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood
Olympic Park, Stratford
Wembley Arena
Earl's Court
Horseguards Parade
Eton Dorney
ExCel Arena
North Greenwich Arena (O2)
Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich

Day -1
Friday 27 July 2012
Day 0
Saturday 28 July 2012
Day 1
Sunday 29 July 2012
Day 2
Monday 30 July 2012
Day 3Tuesday 31 July 2012
Day 4
Wednesday 1 August 2012
Day 5
Thursday 2 August 2012
Day 6
Friday 3 August 2012
Day 7
Saturday 4 August 2012
Day 8
Sunday 5 August 2012
Day 9 Monday 6 August 2012
Day 10
Tuesday 7 August 2012
Day 11
Wednesday 8 August 2012
Day 12
Thursday 9 August 2012
Day 13
Friday 10 August 2012
Day 14
Saturday 11 August 2012
Day 15
Sunday 12 August 2012
Monday 13 August 2012

Tuesday 14 August 2012