Baker Street and Gloucester Place have been permanently switched to two way traffic flow. Everyone using the area is asked to take extra care whilst people get used to the new layout.
The scheme is a key element of wider improvement works that are being delivered by Westminster City Council working with TfL with the support of the Baker Street Quarter Partnership and The Portman Estate. The whole project is scheduled to be completed in summer 2019.
The over-arching aim of the work is to reduce the dominance of traffic along Baker Street and Gloucester Place, making it safer and easier to access. You can find out all about the project on the Baker Street Two Way project website.
- introducing two-way traffic will help shorten journey times as vehicles won't have to follow long routes around the system or make circuitous routes on residential streets
- up to 50 new and upgraded pedestrian crossings will make it easier to cross safely in any direction
- wider pavements, reduced street clutter and improved street lighting along Baker Street and at Dorset Square will make the area more pleasant
- two-way traffic will help improve access to buses and take passengers closer to their destinations
Find out how your journey may be affected during the works on TfL’s Baker Street road works travel advice page.
Visit the Baker Street and Gloucester Place Two Way project website.
The Baker Street Two Way project is being developed by Westminster City Council and Transport for London. The project is also supported by the Baker Street Quarter Partnership and The Portman Estate.
Last updated: 27 February 2019