The Virgin Money London Marathon runs through the Royal Borough on Sunday 29 April 2019.
Some roads will be closed in Royal Greenwich along the marathon route, from as early as 4am, during the morning of Sunday 28 April, with all roads expected to re-open by 3pm.
The race route will be closed to vehicles until the times shown below:
|Road||Anticipated closure time||Anticipated opening time|
|Shooters Hill Road (between Prince Charles Road and Prince of Wales Road)||04:00||13:00|
|Charlton Way (between Prince Charles Road and Shooters Hill Road)||04:00||13:00|
|Charlton Park Lane||07:00||13:00|
|Charlton Park Road||07:00||13:00|
|Grand Depot Road||07:00||13:00|
|Shooters Hill Road||07:00||13:00|
|Greenwich Church Street||07:00||15:00|
|Ha Ha Road||07:00||13:00|
|John Wilson Street||07:00||13:00|
|King William Walk||07:00||15:00|
|Old Dover Road||07:00||13:00|
|St John’s Park||07:00||13:00|
|Woolwich High Street||07:00||13:00|
|Woolwich Church Street||07:00||14:00|
Local resident parking
Royal Borough residents who live on a road used by the event are being asked to help the organisation of the marathon by parking vehicles off the route either on the evening of Saturday 27 April or before 7am on Sunday 28 April.
Vehicle removals across the whole route will start from 7am on Sunday 28 April.
Crossing points and times
Residents can cross the route at the junctions and times below.
Until around 8.45am
- Charlton Road / Victoria Way / Marlborough Lane, crossing over Charlton Road (north and south)
- Shooters Hill Road / Kenya Road / Weyman Road, crossing over Shooters Hill Road (north and south)
- Ha-Ha Road / Stadium Road / Repository Road, crossing over Ha-Ha Road (north and south)
- Artillery Place / Repository Road / Frances Street, crossing over Artillery Place (north and south)
- Woolwich Road / Frances Street / Leda Road, crossing over Woolwich Road (north and south)
Until around 9am
- Woolwich Road / Anchor and Hope Lane / Charlton Church Lane, crossing over Woolwich Road (north and south)
Until around 9.05am
- Trafalgar Road / Blackwall Lane / Vanbrugh Hill, crossing over Trafalgar Road (north and south)
Until around 9.15am
- Creek Road / Norman Road / Norway Street, crossing over Creek Road (north and south)
- Creek Road / Glaisher Street / Gonson Street, crossing over Creek Road (north and south).
Residents will be guided across the route at the crossing points.
Greenwich Foot Tunnel
The Greenwich Foot Tunnel will be closed to people wanting to go north to south from 10.30am to 12.30pm. People can only enter at Cutty Sark and head north over the river. Outside of these times the foot tunnel will be open, but it will be busy crossing from the south to the north and queues are expected.
Southeastern trains will be running additional trains early in the morning to help runners reach the start. There will also be extra trains all throughout the day into central London.
Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains and stations on the marathon route will be very busy.
Transport for London (TfL) also provides information about road closures and how they will affect motorists and people using public transport.
Visit the TfL website for London Marathon travel information
There’s more information at the London Marathon website.