Road maintenance

Major works in London Road, West Thurrock

Work on the gas mains beneath London Road, West Thurrock is set to take place between May and October 2018.

Works are being carried out by Cadent Gas engineers as part of a planned programme to replace their gas mains.

From Tuesday 8 May, Cadent engineers be working overnight between the Purfleet side of the Queen Elizabeth II bridge to the junction of St Clements Way. Work will take place between 7pm and 5am. Temporary traffic lights will be in place while work is carried out.

Once that work is completed, daytime road works will start in London Road with the road closed to eastbound traffic and diversions along Oliver Road in place.

When Monday 21 May until October 2018
Where London Road, from under the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the A282 in Purfleet, up to Motherwell Way
How your journey may be affected London Road will be closed to eastbound traffic – diversions will take traffic east along St Clements Way and Oliver Road.

During this time you should allow more time for your journey if visiting intu Lakeside shopping centre and retail park, or other places nearby.

Bus routes are expected to continue along London Road during this time – go to the Ensignbus website for latest timetables.

Waste collections for residents of London Road will continue on their usual days of the week.

Our staff will be on site to check that traffic is flowing as smooth as possible. We'll keep residents up-to-date with advice on alternative routes.

Why these works are taking place

Cadent Gas is replacing the old pipeline as part of its annual programme to upgrade the gas network. Further works will be carried out by Cadent at later dates, making the gas supply safer and more reliable for residents in the area.

Work will be carried out overnight until the junction of St Clements Road is reached. Cadent will also carry out essential work on the other side of the bridge.

Find out more

You can contact Cadent by freephone or email if you have questions about the works.


: 0800 096 5678