Driving

05:00 Thursday 17 May until 23:59 Tuesday 22 May  

  • Whitehall/Parliament Street will be closed southbound between Parliament Square and Horse Guards Avenue
  • There will be no access to Parliament Square or Bridge Street and diversions will be in place via Horse Guards Avenue and Victoria Embankment

During the works, roads in the area will be busier than usual. Please plan your route ahead of time and allow extra time for your journey.

For the latest information on traffic conditions, see our traffic status updates page or follow @TfLTrafficNews on Twitter.


Buses

From 05:00 Thursday 17 May until 23:59 Tuesday 22 May

  • Routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 159, 453, N3, N11, N44, N87, N109, N136, N155 and N381 will be on diversion, stop short of their normal destinations or be delayed by works

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


Cycling

From 05:00 Thursday 17 May until 23:59 Tuesday 22 May

  • Whitehall/Parliament Street will be closed southbound at the junction with Horse Guards Avenue and there will be no access to Parliament Square or Bridge Street. Diversions will be in place via Horse Guards Avenue and Victoria Embankment
  • The East-West Cycle Superhighway between Victoria Embankment and Birdcage Walk may be busier than usual

Check availability of Santander Cycles using the online docking station map, or visit our cycling section for full information on cycling in London.


Taxis and minicabs

From 05:00 Thursday 17 May until 23:59 Tuesday 22 May

  • Whitehall/Parliament Street will be closed to southbound traffic at the junction with Horse Guards Avenue. There will be no access to Parliament Square or Bridge Street with diversions in place via Horse Guards Avenue and Victoria Embankment

During the works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier than usual.

For up-to-date information for the taxi and private hire industry, visit our taxis and minicabs section or follow @TfLTPH on Twitter.


Coaches

Some coach operators may change their routes to avoid the works. Contact your coach operator for details about possible changes to services, and allow plenty of time to travel.

Coach drivers can find more information here.


Deliveries

If you make or receive deliveries around Parliament Square, talk to your customers and suppliers ahead of time. You may want to consider changing the times of your deliveries to avoid road closures, or using alternative routes that avoid busy areas.

You may wish to consider:

  • Changing the times of your deliveries to avoid congestion
  • Using alternative routes that avoid the area to make your deliveries
  • Signing up to the TfL Road Freight Bulletin for regular information and advice on issues impacting deliveries in London. Email freight@tfl.gov.uk to sign up
  • Signing up to the TfL Business Engagement Bulletin for monthly information on how TfL are improving transport choices. Email businessengagement@tfl.gov.uk

Click here to find out how other businesses have changed the way they make or receive deliveries during major events in London.