Summer events in Westminster - plan your journey

Wed, 15/06/2016

During summer, Westminster will be home to a host of events, offering some of the best entertainment of the year including Pride in London, Notting Hill Carnival, RideLondon and Summer Streets. As a result, there will be some disruptions to travel and parking due to road closures and diversions.


Saturday 8 July

Road closures of Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Regent Street St James’s, Cockspur Street, Whitehall and Whitehall Place.

Parking suspensions: Yes

Parking suspensions will be in place throughout Soho from midnight on Friday 7 July and suspension signs will be in place at all affected locations.

To help you find alternative parking and minimise disruption from the Pride event activities, resident permit holders in E, F and G zones will be given the same exemptions in D, E, F and G zones, from 18:30pm Friday 7th to 08:30 Monday 10th.  

Closure details  

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Summer Streets

Sunday 3, 10, 17 and 24 July

Road closure of Regent Street between Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus.

Parking suspensions: N/A

British 10K London Run

Sunday 10 July

Travel details: starting on Piccadilly and ending on Whitehall. The new route for 2016 will include Piccadilly Circus, Regent Street, Pall Mall, Charing Cross Road, Strand, Victoria Embankment Victoria Street, Westminster Bridge and Whitehall.

Parking suspensions: Yes

Closure details

Prudential RideLondon

Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 July

Road closures on and around Pall Mall, The Strand, Whitehall, Millbank, the Mall, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square, Victoria Embankment and St. James’s Street.

Parking suspensions: Yes

Closure details

Notting Hill Carnival

Sunday 28 to Monday 29 August

Travel details: the parade will start at the northern end of Great Western Road and finish on Ladbroke grove. Road closures will be in place on the route and surrounding roads.

Parking suspensions: Yes

Closure details

Tour of Britain

Sunday 11 September

Road closures will include Piccadilly Circus, Regent Street, Regent Street St. James’s, The Strand, Aldwych and Whitehall.

Parking suspensions: Yes

Closure details

Last updated: 3 July 2017
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