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M25 (E)

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Carshalton
Sanderstead Hill (Both Directions) at the junction of Sundown Avenue -…
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Farnborough
Farnborough Common (Both Directions) at the junction of Hilda Vale Roa…
Croydon
Purley Way (Northbound) between Whitestone Way and Commerce Way - Lane…
Croydon
Purley Way (Northbound) between Whitestone Way and Commerce Way - Lane…
Chislehurst
High Street (All Directions) at the junction of Homefield Rise - Tempo…
Beckenham
High Street (All Directions) at the junction of Grosvenor Road - two w…
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Bromley
Bromley Common (Southbound) at the junction of Crown Lane - There is a…
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Camberwell
Middleton Road (Both Directions) between Bishopsford Road and St Helie…
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Bromley
Bromley Common (Southbound) at the junction of Johnson Road - Road now…
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Beckenham
Beckenham Grove (Both Directions) between Scott's Lane and Shortla…
Sidcup
Sidcup By-pass Road (Eastbound) at the junction of Crittlls Corner - T…
Streatham
Greyhound Lane (Both Directions) at the junction of Streatham High Roa…
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Lewisham
Sydenham Road (Both Directions) at the junction of Larkbere Road - Rep…
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Lewisham
Bromley Road (All Directions) at the junction of Beckenham Hill Road -…
Sidcup
Station Road (All Directions)at the junction of Longlands Road will ha…
East Dulwich
Norwood Road (Southbound) at the junction of Robson Road - Waterworks …
Balham
Trinity Road (Both Directions) at the junction of Eatonville Road - Te…
Balham
Balham Station Road (Both Directions) between Bedford Hill and Balham …
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East Dulwich
Dulwich Common (Both Directions) at the junction of Ryecotes Mead - Al…
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Balham
The Avenue (Southbound) at the junction of Windmill Drive - Lane one r…
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Balham
Clapham Common North Side (Eastbound) at the junction of Long Road .…
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Balham
Clapham Common North Side (Eastbound) at the junction of Long Road - l…
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Greenwich
Thurston Road (Both Directions) at the junction of Leathwell Road - Th…
Balham
Clapham Road (Both Directions) at the junction of Lingham Street- ther…
Greenwich
Shooters Hill Road (All Directions) The traffic lights at the junction…
Greenwich
SFM Asset: 06/000001Shooters Hill Road (All Directions) at the junctio…
Cubitt Town
Greenwich High Road (Westbound) at the junction of Greenwich South Str…
Cubitt Town
Trafalgar Road (Eastbound) at the junction of Park Row - Lane blocked …
London
Harleyford Road junction with Kennington Oval (Northbound) There is a …
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Cubitt Town
Hardman Road (All Directions) at the junction of Dupree Road - Lane re…
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Cubitt Town
Bugsby's Way (Both Directions) at the junction of Peninsular Park …
Cubitt Town
Beresford Street (Both Directions) at the junction of Macbean Street -…
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Finsbury
Great Dover Street (Southbound) at the junction of Silvester Street - …
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Whitechapel
Rotherhithe Tunnel (All Directions) - Tunnel has fully re-opened. Traf…
Blackwall
Albert Road junction with Saville Road (All Directions): There is a re…
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Finsbury
Tooley Street (Both Directions) at the junction of Stainer Street - Te…
Finsbury
Road closed for telecoms work. Diversions in operation.…
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Blackwall
Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (Southbound): the broken down motor…
Limehouse
Limehouse Link Tunnel (Eastbound) - lane one blocked due to broken dow…
Limehouse
Limehouse Link Tunnel (Westbound) Lane one is blocked by a broken down…
Whitechapel
Rotherhithe Tunnel (Northbound) there is a broken down vehicle parital…
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Limehouse
Limehouse Link Tunnel (Both Directions) - Closure overnight to facilit…
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Blackwall
Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Southbound) at the junction of Eas…
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Whitechapel
Leman Street (Southbound) at the junction of Alie Street - lane closur…
Limehouse
St Paul's Way (Both Directions) between Burgess Street and Bow Com…
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East Ham
Newham Way (Eastbound) at the junction of Noel Road - All lanes now op…
Barking
Ripple Road (Eastbound) - Lane three (of three) blocked due to a broke…
Barking
A13 Ripple Road (Eastbound) just after the entry slip from Lodge Avenu…
Ilford
Romford Road (Both Directions) between Upton Lane and Green Street - R…
Dagenham
Rainham Road North junction with Oxlow Lane (All Directions): The traf…
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Dagenham
Station Road (All Directions) between Valence Avenue and Broomfield Ro…
M20 (W)

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M25 (N)

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Darenth Interchange

M25 (N)

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Near Darenth Interchange

M25 (W)

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Near Princes' Road Interchange

M25 (N)

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Near Princes' Road Interchange

M25 (S)

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Near Littlebrook Interchange

M25 (W)

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Near Littlebrook Interchange

M25 (S)

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M25

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A282 Dartford Crossing

M25 (W)

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A282 Dartford Crossing

A13 (E)

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A1306 Aveley & M25/A282

A13 (W)

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Near Treacle Mine Roundabout Grays

A13 (W)

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Near Treacle Mine Roundabout Grays

M25 (S)

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Near Mar Dyke Interchange

A13 (E)

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Near Mar Dyke Interchange Belhus

M25 (N)

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Anti Clockwise J30 & J29

M25 (S)

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Near Godstone Interchange Caterham

M20 (E)

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Link Road From A20 To J8 Roundabout

M20 (W)

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J8 Access Leeds

M25 (N)

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Clockwise J5 & J6 Biggin Hill

M25 (S)

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Clockwise J5 & J6 Biggin Hill

M20 (E)

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Near Swanley Interchange

A20 (W)

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M25/M20 & B2173 Sidcup

M25 (S)

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Darenth Interchange

M25 (S)

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Near Darenth Interchange

M25 (N)

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A282 Dartford Crossing

M25 (N)

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A282 Dartford Crossing

M25 (N)

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A282 Dartford Crossing

A1089 (N)

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Tilbury & A126 Grays

M25 (S)

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Near Mar Dyke Interchange

M25 (N)

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Near Mar Dyke Interchange

M25 (S)

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A13 (W)

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A1089 & A1012 Grays

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  • 01 September 2014 15:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M26 eastbound within J2A | Eastbound | Congestion (6.27m W of Sevenoaks, Kent)


    On the M26 eastbound between junctions J2A and J3, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:30 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 15:50
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 16:10
    Map location: 51.3018,0.3338

  • 01 September 2014 22:40

    Roadworks - M26 westbound between J2A and M25/A21 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.79m NE of Sevenoaks, Kent)


    On the M26 westbound between junction J2A and the M25, minor delays due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 5:00 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 22:40
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 02:00
    Map location: 51.3008,0.2347

  • 31 August 2014 13:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M25 clockwise between J5 and J6 | Clockwise | Broken Down Vehicle (2.32m E of Biggin Hill, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:15 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 13:50
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 14:50
    Map location: 51.2687,-0.0151

  • 31 August 2014 02:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M25 anti-clockwise between J6 and J5 | Anti-clockwise | Broken Down Vehicle (2.33m E of Biggin Hill, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway anti-clockwise between junctions J6 and J5, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:30 am.

    First report: 31 August 2014 02:00
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 03:00
    Map location: 51.2688,-0.0155

  • 30 August 2014 10:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M25 clockwise between J5 and J6 | Clockwise | Broken Down Vehicle (3.28m N of Sevenoaks, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:45 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 10:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 10:40
    Map location: 51.2883,0.1324

  • 01 September 2014 03:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M25 J29 anti-clockwise access | Anti-clockwise | Broken Down Vehicle (2.18m NW of Upminster, Greater London)


    On the M25 motorway anti-clockwise entry slip at junction J29 , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:45 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 03:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 04:00
    Map location: 51.5735,0.2839

  • 02 September 2014 12:00

    Object on the Road - M25 clockwise between J5 and J6 | Clockwise | Object on the Road (2.32m E of Biggin Hill, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway clockwise between junctions J5 and J6, minor delays due to debris closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:15 pm.

    First report: 02 September 2014 12:00
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 12:50
    Map location: 51.2687,-0.0151

  • 31 August 2014 18:10

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M25 anti-clockwise within J2 | Anti-clockwise | Congestion (1.89m NE of Dartford, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway anti-clockwise between junctions J2 and J1A, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 18:10
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 19:20
    Map location: 51.4262,0.2383

  • 30 August 2014 23:10

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M25 anti-clockwise within J2 | Anti-clockwise | Congestion (1.89m NE of Dartford, Kent)


    On the M25 motorway anti-clockwise between junctions J1B and J30, there were delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 23:10
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 01:00
    Map location: 51.4262,0.2383

  • 31 August 2014 21:40

    Object on the Road - A2 westbound between B255 and M25/A282 | Westbound | Object on the Road (2.53m W of Dartford, Kent)


    On the A2 from Rochester towards Dartford between the junctions with the A2260 and the M25, minor delays due to an incident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 21:40
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 22:10
    Map location: 51.4282,0.264

  • 30 August 2014 14:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M25 clockwise between J29 and J30 | Clockwise | Congestion (1.67m W of Upminster, Greater London)


    On the M25 motorway clockwise between junctions J30 and J1A, there were delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:30 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 14:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 15:50
    Map location: 51.5349,0.2803

  • 01 September 2014 15:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A21 northbound between A262 and B2160 | Northbound | Congestion (3.97m SW of Tunbridge Wells, Kent)


    On the A21 northbound between the junctions with the A262 and the A228, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 15:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 16:20
    Map location: 51.1201,0.3723

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M26
Description
A short link between the M25 at Sevenoaks and the M20 before Maidstone.
Counties
Kent
Length
Major junctions 
Existed Since
Chevening 
Completed
M25 motorway Junction 5 M20 motorway Junction 3 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M26 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.0 FMKiss 100 FM (Croydon)
100.6 FMClassic FM (London)
100.9 FMClassic FM (Wrotham)
101.6 FMWest Kent's KM FM (Sevenoaks)
102.2 FMSmooth FM (London)
102.7 FMMercury FM (Crawley)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

Primary Destinations on the M26

M26 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M26, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M26 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M26, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M26 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

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