Congestion Charge operational from Friday 2 January after festive period suspension
For the fifth year running, motorists do not have to pay the Congestion Charge from Thursday 25 December until Thursday 1 January inclusive, when traffic levels are lighter.
Graeme Craig, TfL's Director of Congestion Charging and Traffic Enforcement, said: 'The Congestion Charge will operate as usual from 2 January so, while the start of this week remains charge-free, motorists will need to pay the charge to drive within the zone on Friday.'
Notes to editors:
- The Congestion Charge is an £8 daily charge for driving a vehicle within the Congestion Charging zone between 7.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday
- There are a number of different payment methods for paying the Congestion Charge including:
online by calling 0845 900 1234 by text message at selected retail outlets and petrol stations by post at a self-service machine