19/07/2017
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Road closures update

Brace yourselves! The latest from Thames Water is that due to the next phase of work on the Upper Street water main, the following traffic changes will take from August 16 to the end of October.

  • All southbound lanes will be closed from Angel tube to City Road
  • only one lane will be open from Angel junction for northbound traffic
  • one lane closure southbound between Islington Green and Liverpool Road
  • Southbound traffic – including buses – will be diverted up Liverpool Road
  • Buses 476 and 30 will serve the Angel from Stoke Newington and Hackney. There will be a shuttle bus replacing buses from Holloway Road. All other bus routes will change (see below).
  • Essex Road and Islington Green will re-open

Highbury Corner bridge works
Anyone looking for respite from the traffic chaos will have to wait til 2018 until TfL have replaced the bridge that runs under the roundabout…. updates at tfl.gov.uk/highbury-corner

And if you’re wondering what they mean by ‘bridge’ at Highbury Corner (where is it?) – there’s an excellent video if you scroll down to  the bottom of that page.

Bus route changes

Route 4 towards Waterloo

From Highbury corner buses will be diverted left Canonbury Road, ahead New North Road, ahead East Road, left City Road, right Old Street (Old Street Road-a-bout 3rd exit) and left Goswell Road to normal line of route.

Routes 19, N19 and N41 towards Battersea and Trafalgar Square

From Highbury corner buses will be diverted left Canonbury Road, ahead New North Road, ahead East Road, left City Road, right Old Street (Old Street Road-a-bout 3rd exit) and ahead Clerkenwell Road to normal line of route.

Route 30 and 476 towards Marble Arch and Euston

From Islington High Street at Liverpool Road will divert via right Liverpool Road, left Tolpuddle Street, left Penton Street and right Pentonville Road to line of route.

Routes 38, 56, 341 and N38 towards Victoria, St Pauls or Waterloo

From Essex Road at New North Road will be diverted left New North Road, ahead East Road, left City Road, right Old Street (Old Street Road-a-bout 3rd exit) and ahead Clerkenwell Road to normal line of route.

Route 43 towards London Bridge

From Holloway Road at Camden Road will divert right Camden Road, left Caledonian Road, left Pentonville Road and ahead City Road to normal line of route.

Routes 73 and N73 towards Oxford Circus

From Essex Road, left New North Road, ahead East Road, left City Road circumnavigate Old Street roundabout (4th exit) ahead City Road and ahead Pentonville Road to normal line of route.

Route 153 towards Finsbury Square

From Hemmingford Road at Copenhagen Street will divert right Copenhagen Street, left Caledonian Road, left Pentonville Road, right Kings Cross Road, ahead Farringdon Road, left Roseberry Avenue and right St John Street to normal line of route

Route 274 towards Angel Islington

From Caledonian Road at Copenhagen Street divert ahead Caledonian Road, left Pentonville Road, ahead City Road to normal line of route.

Route 394 towards Angel Islington

From City Road at Wakley Street will divert left Wakley Street and right Goswell Road to stand at 274 stand.

Route 394 towards Homerton Hospital

From temporary stand ahead Goswell Road, right at clock tower into City Road to normal line of route