Baker Street and Gloucester Place will switch to two-way traffic early in 2019.

The works will be done in phases to keep disruption to a minimum.

Phasing map

Traffic impact map

View the construction area and live traffic conditions on our traffic status map. Or view the map below for the impact of the works on traffic in the coming months or download the PDF


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Driving

Phase three started in late May 2018 and will continue until early 2019. Work will mainly take place on Baker Street, Park Road , and at the junction of Gloucester Place and Dorset Street.

During this period, one lane closures will be in place on Baker Street and road closures will apply for the smaller side roads (Ivor Place, Bickenhall Street, Porter Street, Robert Adam Street and Portman Close).

Resurfacing works on Baker Street

Sections of the carriageway will be closed to allow carriageway resurfacing works to be completed. Southbound through traffic will be diverted via Edgware Road.

19:00 Friday 30 November to 15:00 Sunday 2 December 2018

Baker Street will be closed to traffic from Marylebone Road to Dorset Street.

Evenings and overnight: Tuesday 4 December to Thursday 6 December

Baker Street will be closed to traffic each night between 19:00 and 06:00 the following morning as follows: 

  • Tuesday 4 December: Baker street closed from Blandford Street to Fitzhardinge Street
  • Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 December: Baker street and Portman Square closed between George Street and Wigmore Street.

19:00 Friday 7 December to 15:00 Sunday 9 December

Baker Street will be closed to traffic from Blandford Street to George Street.

For the latest information on how roads are operating, see our traffic status updates page or follow @TfLTrafficNews on Twitter.


Buses

Temporary changes apply to bus services in the area during works.

Monday 12 November to Tuesday 18 December

  • Stop B near Baker Street station will be temporarily closed. A temporary stop will be provided nearby to help you continue your journey

19:00 Friday 30 November to 15:00 Sunday 2 December 2018

  • Routes 2, N2 towards West Norwood, Crystal Palace will be on diversion from Baker Street at the junction of York Street, via York Street, Gloucester Place, Marylebone Road, Old Marylebone Road, Edgware Road, and Marble Arch before continuing on the line of route
  •  Routes 13, 274 towards Victoria Station, Lancaster Gate will be on diversion from Baker Street at the junction of Marylebone Road, via Marylebone Road, Old Marylebone Road, Edgware Road, and Marble Arch before continuing on the line of route
  •  Routes 30, 189 towards Marble Arch, will be curtailed. Stop E on Marylebone Road will be the last stop
  •  Routes 30 towards Hackney Wick. Stop D on Marylebone Road will be the first stop on the route
  •  Routes 189 towards Brent Cross. Stop Q on Gloucester Place will be the first stop on the route
  •  Routes 74, N74 towards Baker Street Station will be curtailed. Marble Arch will be the last stop
  •  Routes 113, 139, N113 towards Oxford Circus, Waterloo, Trafalgar Square will be on diversion from Baker Street at the junction of Marylebone Road, via Marylebone Road, Old Marylebone Road, Edgware Road, Marble Arch, and Oxford Street before continuing on the line of route
  •  Routes 113, 139, 189 and N113 will serve Stop A near Baker Street Station instead of Stop B

Evening and overnight bus changes: Tuesday 4 December to Thursday 6 December

  • Between 19:00 and 06:00 the following morning, bus changes are as listed above for 30 November to 2 December 

Bus changes: 19:00 Friday 7 December to 15:00 Sunday 9 December

  • Between 19:00 Friday 7 December and 15:00 Sunday 9 December, bus changes are as listed above for 30 November to 2 December 

08:00 Monday 3 December to 17:00 Friday 14 December

  • Oxford Street will be closed to eastbound traffic between Portman Street and Orchard Street
  • Routes 7, 10, 23, 94, 98, 159, 390, N7, N98, N137, and N207 towards Oxford Circus, Aldwych, and Holborn will be on diversion from Oxford Street via Portman Street, Portman Square, and Orchard Street before returning to Oxford Street

Monday 7 January to Sunday 3 February 2019

  • Bus stops M on Portman Street and BA and BZ on Orchard Street will be temporarily closed

Further changes to buses will apply as the works continue. Please check back here for updates.

For the latest information on how buses are running, see our bus status updates or follow @TfLBusAlerts on Twitter.

Taxi and Private Hire

08:00 Monday 3 December to 17:00 Friday 14 December

  • Oxford Street will be closed to eastbound traffic between Portman Street and Orchard Street. Access will be maintained for westbound traffic

 

About the scheme

The aim of this project is to reduce the dominance of traffic along Baker Street and Gloucester Place which divides up the area, creating access and safety problems. For more information, please visit the project webpage.

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