Work to create Cycleway 4 is underway along Tooley Street and Jamaica Road to the Rotherhithe Roundabout.

Find out more about the project.

Road changes

Roads will be closed and traffic, including buses, will be on diversion at the following times:

16-24 February between 21:00 and 05:00 every night

Rotherhithe Tunnel and roundabout will be closed.

16 February to 19 February 2020 between 21:00 and 05:00 every night

Jamaica Road will be closed eastbound from Southwark Park Road to Rotherhithe Roundabout. The road will remain open to westbound traffic

20 February to 24 February 2020 between 21:00 and 05:00 every night

 Jamaica Road will be closed westbound between Rotherhithe Roundabout and Southwark Park Road. Eastbound traffic will be diverted at Rotherhithe Roundabout via Brunel Road.

Until April 2020

Sections of the A200 Tooley Street and Jamaica Road are reduced to one lane in each direction.

20 November to summer 2020

Lane restrictions will be in place near the junction of Deptford Church Street and Creek Road junction.

Expect delays:

  • on the A200 Creek Road, Tooley Street and Jamaica Road
  • approaching Rotherhithe roundabout from the A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel and from the A200 Lower Road


For a quicker and easier journey use an alternative route or travel outside peak periods. Otherwise you should allow more time for your journey.

If you are travelling westbound north of the river and need to cross, stay on the north bank and use Tower Bridge to avoid the work sites.

If you are already south of the river, use alternative roads such as the Old Kent Road (A2) or A2206 to make your journey to central London.

During the works there will be lane closures, parking restrictions and turning restrictions at different times on Creek Road, Tooley Street, Jamaica Road and borough roads.

When driving in the area please be aware of restrictions on travelling through Rotherhithe Tunnel.

Where possible, use public transport - tube and rail services will not be affected by the works.

For the latest information on how London roads are operating, check our traffic status updates.


Delivery and servicing trips will be affected by delays.

If you are a local business, consider retiming your deliveries.

If your business makes journeys through the area, consider re-routing.


Buses in the area are maintaining their routes. However, there may be delays.

These routes may be delayed: 47, 188, 199,343, 381, C10, P12, N1, N199, 381 and N381.

Check our bus status updates to find out how your bus may be affected.


There are signs in place to help cyclists through the roadworks and we regularly review traffic management to make the area as safe as possible.

Use our cycle route map to find alternative routes for your journey (eg Quietway 1 - Waterloo to Greenwich).


Footpaths and pedestrian crossings will be open wherever possible, although there may be some temporary closures or diversions.

There are signs to safely guide you through the works area. Shops and businesses in the area will be open throughout the works, and pedestrian access will be maintained.

Other transport

Tube and rail services in the area are not affected. 

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