This weekend will see London filled with thousands of dedicated cyclists as the city plays host to its seventh Prudential RideLondon festival.

Various events and races will take place across two days on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, marking the seventh year of the cycling extravaganza which was created as part of the London Olympics 2012 legacy.

The events on Saturday include the FreeCycle, which anyone can join in with, the Brompton World Championship, and the Classique race.

On Sunday it’s the big races, including three events that members of the public applied to get into. One race is 100km, one is 46km, and one is 19km.

The Classic race will see around 150 professional cyclists battle it out on a gruelling 169km route through London and Surrey to win the prize money.

RideLondon is an event for all the family

Whether you’re taking part in the event, attending as a spectator, or just hoping to go about your weekend with minimal disruption, you’re probably wondering what roads London will be closed to cars and other vehicles while the event is on.

We’ve broken down all the London road closures by area so you can plan your day.

London road closures: Friday, August 2

Central London

The Mall between Queen’s Gardens and Horse Guard’s Road, Marlborough Road – 7.30am – 6am on August 5.

London road closures: Saturday, August 3

Central London

Constitution Hill – 4am – 6am on August 5

Horse Guards Road – 4am – 6am on August 5

Birdcage Walk – 4am – 6am on August 5

Great George Street – 4am – 6am on August 5

Link Road – 4am – 6am on August 5

Spur Road – 4am – 6am on August 5

St Paul’s Churchyard – 5am – 6pm

Lincoln’s Inn Fields – 6am – 6pm

Remnant Street – 6am – 6pm

Sardinia Street – 6am – 6pm

Newman’s Row – 6am – 6pm

Cyclists will get to see loads of London landmarks

High Holborn – 6am – 6pm

Holborn – 6am – 6pm

Holborn Viaduct – 6am – 6pm

Newgate Street – 6am – 6pm

King Edward Street – 6am – 6pm

Angel Street – 6am – 6pm

St Martin’s Le Grand – south of Gresham Street – 6am – 6pm

Cheapside to the west of King Street – 6am – 6pm

King Street – 6am – 6pm

Gresham Street – east of Wood Street – 6am – 6pm

Lothbury – 6am – 6pm

Princes Street – 6am – 6pm

Bartholomew Lane – 6am – 6pm

Threadneedle Street – west of Bartholomew Lane – 6am – 6pm

Cornhill, King William Street – 6am – 6pm

Cannon Street – 6am – 6pm

Queen Victoria Street – 6am – 6pm

Friday Street – 6am – 6pm

Puddle Dock – 6am – 6pm

White Lion Hill – 6am – 6pm

Upper Thames Street – 6am – 6pm

Victoria Embankment – 6am – 6pm

Swarms of cyclists in Whitehall

Aldwych – eastern arm – 7am – 6pm

Kingsway – southbound – 7am – 6pm

Waterloo Bridge – 7am – 6pm

The Strand – 7am – 6pm

Horse Guards Avenue – 7am – 6pm

Whitehall, Parliament Street – 7am – 6pm

Parliament Square – northside – 7am – 6pm

Trafalgar Square – 7am – 6pm

Cockspur Street – 7am – 6pm

Northumberland Avenue – 7am – 6pm

Great Scotland Yard Duncannon Street – 7am – 6pm

Pall Mall East – 7am – 6pm

Waterloo Place – 7am – 6pm

The RideLondon-Surrey 100 route

London road closures: Sunday, August 4

East London

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – Waterden Road: 2am to midday

A12 Southbound between Redbridge and East India Dock Road, A13: 4am to 11.15am

East India Dock Road, A13: 4am to 11.15am

Aspen Way: 4am to 11.15am

Limehouse Link: 4am to 11.15am

The Highway: 4am to 11.15am

East Smithfield: 4am to 11.15am

Minories: 4am to 11.15am

Tower Hill: 4am to 11.15am

West London

Knightsbridge, Brompton Road: 5am to 12.15pm

Cromwell Road: 5am to 12.15pm

Talgarth Road: 5am to 12.15pm

Hammersmith Flyover: 5am to 12.15pm

Great West Road: 5am to 12.15pm

Hogarth Roundabout: 5am to 12.15pm

Those doing FreeCyle can take advantage of all the roads closed to cars

Burlington Lane/ Great Chertsey Road: 5am to 12.30pm

Chiswick Bridge: 5am to 12.30pm

Putney High Street: 7.30am to 7.30pm

New Kings Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Kings Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Cheyne Walk: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Chelsea Embankment: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Millbank: 7.30am to 8pm

Central London

Tower of London: 4am to 11am

Lower Thames Street: 4am to 11am

Upper Thames Street: 4am to 11am

Blackfriars Underpass: 4am to 11am

Victoria Embankment: 4am to 11.30am

Waterloo Place: 4am to 11.30am

Northumberland Avenue: 4am to midday

Trafalgar Square: 4am to midday

Cockspur Street: 4am to midday

Pall Mall: 4am to midday

St James’s Street: 4am to midday

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Piccadilly: 4am to midday

Hyde Park Corner underpass: 5am to 12.15pm

Chelsea Bridge: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Grosvenor Road: 7.30am to 8pm

Millbank: 7.30am to 8pm

Parliament Street: 7.30am to 8pm

Whitehall: 7.30am to 8pm

The Mall, Horse Guards Road, Birdcage Walk, Spur Road: 5am Friday, August 2 to 6am Monday, August 5

Kingston, Merton and Wandsworth

Kingston Gate, Richmond Park: The park will be closed to traffic all day

Kingston Hill (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

London Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Cromwell Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Queen Elizabeth Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Sopwith Way (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Wood Street (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Horse Fair (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Kingston Bridge (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Kingston Bridge (westbound): 5am to 7pm

With any luck it won’t rain this year

Portsmouth Road: 7.30am to 7pm

High Street Kingston (westbound): 7.30am to 7pm

Clarence Street (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Horse Fair (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Wood Street (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Fairfield North (westbound): 5am to 7pm

London Road (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Coombe Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Coombe Lane West: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Coombe Lane: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Worple Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Wimbledon Hill Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

High Street Wimbledon: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Parkside: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Wimbledon Parkside: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Tibbet’s Corner: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Tibbet’s Ride: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Putney Hill: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Putney High Street: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Putney Bridge: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Richmond and Kingston

Chiswick Bridge: 5am to 12.30pm

Clifford Avenue: 5am to 12.30pm

Upper Richmond Road: 5am to 12.30pm

Sheen Lane: 5am to 12.30pm

Sheen Gate, Richmond Park: Park is closed to traffic all day

Kingston Gate, Richmond Park: Park is closed to traffic all day

Queens Road: 5am to 12.30pm

Kingston Hill (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

London Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Cromwell Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Queen Elizabeth Road (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

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Sopwith Way (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Wood Street (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Horse Fair (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Kingston Bridge (eastbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Kingston Bridge (westbound): 5am to 12.30pm

Hampton Court Road: 5am to 12.30pm

Embercourt/Hampton Court Way (46 route only): 10am to midday

Portsmouth Road: 7.30am to 7pm

High Street (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Clarence Street (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Horse Fair (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Wood Street (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Fairfield North (westbound): 5am to 7pm

London Road (westbound): 5am to 7pm

Coombe Road: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Coombe Lane West: 7.30am to 7.30pm

Surrey road closures: Sunday, August 4

As well as the road closures in the morning for the amateur 100 and 46 events, there will be short-term, rolling road closures in place in some areas for the professional race in the afternoon.

The details listed below are for the longer-term closures for the amateur events.

Hampton Court Bridge: 5.45am to midday.

Hampton Court Way (46 event only): 10am to midday

A350 through Hurst Park and Walton: 5am to midday

A317 from Oatlands Drive to Church Street, Weybridge: 5am to midday

B374 Weybridge to Byfleet: 5am to midday

A245 Byfleet to West Byfleet: 5am to 12.30pm

B367 from Oakcroft Road, West Byfleet to Newark Lane, Ripley: 5am to 12.30pm/12.45pm

Rose Lane, Pyrford to Ripley Lane, West Horsley: 5am to 12.45pm/1pm

A246 from West Horsley to Clandon Crossroads: 5am to 1pm

A25 from Clandon to Abinger Hammer: 5am to 2pm

*A25 is reopened to Abinger Hammer for local traffic only via Trodds Lane. A25 remains closed eastbound at the junction with A248 to prevent through traffic reaching the A25 closure at Abinger Hammer.

B2126 from Felday Road, Abinger Hammer to Ockley Road/ Leith Hill Lane: 5am to 2pm/2.15pm

Leith Hill Lane/Leith Hill Road/Hollow Lane to A25: 5am to 2pm/2.15pm

A25 Abinger Hammer to Dorking town centre: 5am to 4.30pm

Dorking High Street: 5am to 5.30pm

A24 from Cockerel Roundabout, Dorking to Burford Bridge Roundabout: 5am to 5.30pm

Zig Zag Road, Box Hill to Boxhill Road, Pebble Coombe: 8am to 5.30pm

A24 Burford Bridge Roundabout to Givons Grove Roundabout, Leatherhead: 2.30pm to 6pm

B2033 from Headley village to Beaverbrook Roundabout, Leatherhead: 7.30am to 7pm

A24 Leatherhead By-Pass Road: 7.30am to 7pm

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B2450 Leatherhead: 7.30am to 7pm

A245 Randalls Road to Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead: 7.30am to 7pm

Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead: 8.15am to 5.30pm

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A307 Esher town centre to Kingston College: 7.30am to 7pm

Travel advice

Transport for London has issued advice for anyone either travelling to the event or people generally travelling around London.

They warn that vehicles, including London buses, will not be able to cross the cycle routes and urge people to “avoid driving near the event unless absolutely necessary”.

Tube and rail will be the best way of getting around on the day, plus walking of course.

The London bus network will be heavily disrupted

The following buses will be diverted or stop short of their normal route on Saturday due to road closures:

1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 40, 43, 46, 56, 59, 63, 68, 76, 87, 88, 91, 100, 133, 139, 141, 159, 168, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 453, N8, N11, N15, N26, N133, N551

The following buses will be diverted or stop short of their normal route on Sunday due to road closures:

2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42, 44, 49, 52, 57, 65, 66, 70, 71, 73, 74, 78, 82, 85, 87, 88, 91, 93, 97, 100, 108, 111, 115, 131, 137, 139, 145, 148, 159, 163, 164, 170, 176, 185, 190, 200, 211, 213, 216, 219, 220, 265, 270, 281, 285, 295, 309, 319, 328, 337, 339, 344, 345, 360, 371, 381, 388, 390, 391, 406, 411, 414, 418, 419, 430, 452, 453, 461, 465, 481, 488, 493, 507, C1, C2, C3, C10, D3, D8, E3, K1, K2, K3, N3, N5, N8, N9, N11, N15, N16, N18, N19, N20, N21, N26, N28, N29, N31, N41, N44, N74, N87, N89, N91, N97, N109, N113, N136, N137, N155, N199, N279, N343, N381, N550, N551, R68, X26

You can check for any planned Tube closures or unexpected delays on TFL’s website .



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