Hampstead Road

Closes 31 Dec 2020

Opened 1 Jul 2020


At the beginning of June, we introduced temporary pop-up cycle facilities to aid safe active travel and social distancing on Hampstead Road, Oakley Square, Lidlington Place and Harrington Square. These measures provided quick-to-install cycle facilities to help protect those choosing to cycle on one of London’s known strategic cycling corridors. This has provided a route for cyclists in this area and enabled public transport to be used by those who need it most.  

To complete the scheme, we will be installing a bus stop bypass near Netley Street and applying blue surface colouring on the road. Both of these measures will further improve cycle safety. 

To put these measures in place, there will be a southbound closure of Hampstead Road from Harrington Square to Euston Road, from 08:00 on 22 August until 18:00 on 23 August. During this time southbound buses will be diverted. There will also be closures of Drummond Street, Robert Street and Varndell Street at their junctions with Hampstead Road (on the western side only) to facilitate the blue surface colouring. Working hours will be 08:00 - 18:00, to reduce disruption for local residents by avoiding night works. 

Traffic will be diverted as follows for the duration of our works: 

Diversion for Hampstead Road southbound closure

Camden High Street - Plender Street - Camden Street - Crowndale Road - Pancras Road - Midland Road - Euston Road 

Local traffic diversion for side road closures

Stanhope Street - Park Village East - Mornington Street 

Although we are not undertaking a formal consultation on any Streetspace schemes, we would like to know about your experiences of them. If you have any comments about the effects of our scheme, or suggestions for changes or improvements we might make, please let us know at: streetspacelondon@tfl.gov.uk 

We will continue to monitor the effects of these temporary changes over the coming months. This includes their effects on traffic flow, road safety and cycling and walking rates. We have written to local people, businesses and other stakeholders to explain what changes we have made and encouraged them to provide us their views and experiences of the changes. We will listen carefully to the feedback we receive. 

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