Blackwall Tunnel to see southbound traffic closures in March and April

Transport for London has advised drivers that the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic across the weekends of 16-18 March and 13-15 April to help support carriageway works on the northbound Blackwall Tunnel approach. The new closure will follow the previously announced southbound closure across the weekend of 24-26 February. It explains the […]

Blackwall Tunnel part-shut this weekend

Transport for London says the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic from the early hours of Saturday until 5am Monday to help support works to the northbound carriageway on the northbound Blackwall Tunnel approach. The works, which follow the successful completion of southbound carriageway works to allow for the final road configuration for […]

Khan confirms Blackwall Tunnel tolling

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that drivers will have to pay to drive through the Blackwall Tunnel from 2025, and that it should come as “no surprise”. He told the London Evening Standard newspaper it had been in the pipeline for years, and was needed to help pay for the new Silvertown tunnel, which […]

TfL warns drivers of forthcoming closures of southbound Blackwall Tunnel

Transport for London is warning drivers that the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic across the weekends of 30 September – 2 October and 7-9 October. TfL says the works, which are linked to the Silvertown Tunnel construction, will the enable the completion of the realignment of the southbound carriageway, which will carry […]

TfL confirms Blackwall Tunnel toll plans

Transport for London has confirmed long-expected plans to charge drivers to use the Blackwall Tunnel as part of a wider tolling scheme involving the Silvertown Tunnel crossing. The Blackwall Tunnel has been free since it was opened in 1897 but a TfL spokesman has confirmed that, once the Silvertown Tunnel opens drivers must pay to […]

TfL warns of Blackwall Tunnel closures

Transport for London has announced the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed to southbound traffic from 00:01 on Saturday 24 June until 05:00 on Monday 26 June in order to allow the removal of a 1960s footbridge across the A102. The works, which are linked to the Silvertown Tunnel, will allow for the removal of the […]

Blackwall Tunnel shuts for three nights for fire detection work

Transport for London is closing the southbound Blackwall Tunnel for the next three nights to carry out urgent maintenance on the fire detection system. The link between Tower Hamlets and Greenwich will close between 1am on 21 July to 05am on 23 July and between one minute past midnight on Sunday 25 July to 5am […]

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