Transport For London Travel Update

I am writing to remind you about the sporting events which will be held across London’s road network on the first few days of the Games.

Don’t get caught out
Motorists should avoid driving in central London and around Games venues from 15 July and be aware that Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions apply from 25 July. On road event days, road closures will be in place from early morning and you will not be able to drive close to or across the race routes. If you intend to travel in the area, you are strongly advised to plan ahead.

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July
The Men’s and Women’s Cycling Road Races will run from central London to Box Hill, Surrey and back, via Fulham, Putney, Richmond, Hampton Court, Weybridge, Woking, Dorking, Leatherhead, Esher and Kingston.Road closures will apply from 0300. The ORN will operate during this event. Some parts of the ORN will be closed and an alternative ORN route will be in place.To watch our video explaining where and how the ORN and Games Lanes operate and for details of the ORN on road event days, please click here


Wednesday 1 August
The Men’s and Women’s Road Cycling Time Trials will start and finish at Hampton Court Palace, passing through East Molesey, West Molesey, Thames Ditton, Esher, Whiteley Village, Hinchley Wood, Surbiton, Kingston, Hampton Wick and Teddington. Road closures will apply from 0530.For more information on Cycling road events, including times and race routes to avoid, please click here

Yours sincerely,

Vernon EverittManaging Director, Marketing and Communications