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A101 Traffic

Limehouse to Rotherhithe (London)


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the a101. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for a101 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

There are no current incidents in this location.

a101 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.


The A101 is a major road in London, England. It runs from East London to South East London, taking in major tourist attractions like the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the Docklands. The A101 has likely been a major road since the 19th century. A road called the Pacific Road was built in the area in 1812 to connect Woolwich and Deptford. This is often considered the predecessor of the A101.

The busiest times on the A101 typically occur during peak hours on weekdays. In fact, during peak times the route experiences an average of 57,000 vehicles per day! Traffic flow on the A101 road is generally good, with the majority of traffic free-flowing. There are signals at multiple junctions that can create delays, however.

Safety statistics for the A101 are generally favourable. When comparing it to roads with similar traffic levels, trips on the A101 are thirty-six percent less likely to incur a reported accident.

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National Highways TrafficNational Highways England

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Traffic WalesTraffic Wales

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Traffic ScotlandTraffic Scotland

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