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Tour De France In London: Road Closures - Monday 7th July 2014

Monday 7th July 2014

Hundreds of thousands of cycling fans are lining the streets as the Tour de France comes to London.

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A series of road closures across the capital will cause chaos on Monday 7th July as the world's top cyclists ride from Cambridge to The Mall in Stage 3 of Le Tour.

With huge crowds in town and many roads closed, travel will be extremely difficult. Check the details below to find out how to get around.

Tour de France 2014 Stage 3 Route Map

Tour de France london map

The route goes down the following roads. They will all be closed from early on Monday 7 July:
Race starts in Cambridge and races south the A1301 and B1417 to Chelmsford
From Chelmsford
A1060 west
Vicarage Road through Roxwell
Elms Road
Shellow Road
Dukes Lane
Birds Green
Dunmow Road through Fyfield
Fyfield Road
Maltings Hill
Church Road
Harlow Road through Morton
Weald Bridge Road through Tyler's Green.
High Road through North Weald Bassett
Epping Road
The Plain
B1393 through Epping
Epping Road through Epping Forest
Epping New Road
High Road Woodford Green through Woodford Green
Woodford New Road
Lea Bridge Road
Orient Way
Ruckholt Road
Waterden Road
Westfield Avenue, past Westfield Stratford City
Montfitchet Road though the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Warton Road
A118 High Street
A112 West Ham Lane
Plaistow Road
High Street
The Broadway through Plaistow
Greengate Street
Prince Regent Lane
Tollgate Road
Stansfield Road
Royal Albert Way past Royal Albert Docks
Connaught Bridge
A1020 North Woolwich Road
Silvertown Way, underneath the Emirates Airline cable car
Lower Lea Crossing
A1261 Aspen Way, past Canary Wharf
A1203 Limehouse Link, through the tunnel
The Highway
East Smithfield, past Tower Bridge and the Tower Of London
A3211 Lower Thames Street
A3211 Upper Thames Street
Victoria Embankment
Bridge Street, past Big Ben
Birdcage Walk, past Buckingham Palace
The Mall to the finish.

Tour de France london map


Buses on and close to the Tour de France route will be on diversion or will terminate earlier than usual to avoid the road closures. Some stops will also be temporarily relocated or suspended. These buses will be affected from 09:00-18:00.

The bus routes which will be affected:
3, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 20, 23, 24, 25, 29, 42, 48, 53, 55, 56, 58, 69, 78, 86, 87, 88, 91, 97, 100, 104, 108, 115, 123, 139, 147, 148, 158, 159, 176, 179, 211, 230, 238, 241, 257, 262, 275, 276, 277, 300, 308, 325, 330, 339, 344, 357, 376, 388, 397, 425, 453, 473, 474, 657, 675, 678, 679, D3, D8, RV1, W12, W13, W14, W15, W16, W19.