Prudential RideLondon – Saturday 9 Augustand Sunday 10 August


On Saturday 9 August and Sunday 10 August 2014 the Prudential RideLondon event takes place in London and there will be road closures and changes to the road layout to accommodate the events.


Once again there are four separate events and these are:

–        Freecycle – Saturday 9 August 2014 – this is a 10 mile route in central London

–        Grand Prix – Saturday 9 August 2014 – this is a series of races in St James’s Park

–        London – Surrey 100 – Sunday 10 August 2014 – this is the race for the general public that starts in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, goes out to Surrey and then ends on The Mall

–        London – Surrey Classic – Sunday 10 August 2014 – this is the same as the 100 race but for 150 top cyclists only



Maps showing the routes for the different events can be found here:

–        Freecycle route

–        Grandprix route

–        London – Surrey 100

–        London – Surrey Classic


Road closures

To allow the different events to take place some roads will be closed and details of where these will be, the closure times and when the roads are expected to reopen can be found in the leaflets available on our website here. Road closures for the events on Sunday will be in place from 05:00and roads will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. Roads in east London are expected to reopen from 13:30 whilst in central London all roads, apart from The Mall, are expected to reopen by 20:00.


The Mall will be closed from 07:00 on Friday 8 August until 06:00 Monday 11 August.



A number of bridges in central London will be closed until the evening on Sunday 10 August but Waterloo Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge and London Bridge will remain open all day.


Tour of Britain – Sunday 14 September 2014


On Sunday 14 September 2014 the final stage of the Tour of Britain comes to London. There are two races in central London – a time trial and a circuit race – and both of these start and finish around Whitehall and go out to Tower Hill.


A map of both race routes is available here.


Road closures

Roads along and around the route will be closed to allow the event to take place and Westminster Bridge will also be closed. The first road closure will be from 03:00 and this will be Whitehall (northbound). From 07:00 Whitehall (southbound) will be closed and from 08:00 all roads on the route will be closed. After the event most roads are expected to be reopen at 19:30.




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