Road maintenance

Major works in London Road, West Thurrock

Work on the gas mains beneath London Road, West Thurrock is taking place between 9 March 2020 and 31 October 2020.

Works are being carried out by Cadent Gas as part of a 5-year plan to replace their gas mains.

When Monday 9 March until 31 October 2020.
Where London Road, from West Thurrock Way roundabout up to the junction with Gumley Road.
How your journey may be affected

From Monday 9 March, London Road will be closed at its junction with Mill Lane every day between 6am and 7pm. A diversion will be in place along West Thurrock Way and Devonshire Road.

As works progress, an additional westbound closure will be put in place on London Road at the junctions with The Chase and Gumley Road.

The maps below show affected areas and diversions – your can enlarge the map of London Road and enlarge the map of West Thurrock diversions.

During this time you should allow more time for your journey if visiting intu Lakeside shopping centre and retail park, or other places nearby. All local shops and businesses will be open as usual.

Bus routes in London Road will continue to operate – check with Ensignbus for latest timetables.

Waste collections for residents of London Road will continue on their usual days of the week. Our waste crews will start an hour earlier than usual, at 5am instead of 6am, to allow more time to complete their rounds and leave before rush-hour begins. This may mean waste collections will be at a different time while works take place.

Our staff will be on site to check that traffic is flowing as smoothly 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.

Find out more

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


: 0800 096 5678