RideLondon 2022: road closures, Classique route map and what is it?

The eagerly anticipated RideLondon will take place this weekend.

<p>Cyclist race by Big Ben during the inaugural RideLondon event in 2013. (Photo: Getty)</p>

Cyclist race by Big Ben during the inaugural RideLondon event in 2013. (Photo: Getty)

RideLondon 2022 will run over three days from Friday May 27 to Sunday May 28.

The first two days of the event will for the first time take place inn Essex where stage one and stage two of the RideLondon Classique, the UCI Women’s WorldTour road race will take place.

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Day three will play host to the RideLondon-Essex 100; RideLondon-Essex 60; RideLondon-Essex 30; the RideLondon FreeCycle and finally stage three of the RideLondon Classique.

The race takes place in parts of Essex before moving into the centre of London.

The road closures will signifcantly impact travel and journey times so people are encouraged to check first.

What is RideLondon?

The event was founded the year after London hosted the Olympics in 2012.

Tens of thousands of cyclists, both professional and amateurs, all take part.

The event is organised by, London Marathon Events Ltd, the same organisation that coordinates the annual London Marathon.

RideLondon 2022 road closures:

Camden - May 29 - closed roads

Kingsway, A4200 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

High Holborn, A40 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

Holborn, A40 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

Holborn Circus, A40 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

Holborn Viaduct, A40 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

Newgate Street, A40 - the road closes at 8am and reopens at 7:30pm

Cyclist race by Big Ben during the inaugural RideLondon event in 2013. (Photo: Getty)

City of London - May 29 - closed roads

Upper Thames Street, A3211 - Closed from 4am to 7:30 pm

Lower Thames Street, A3211 - Closed from 4am to 7:30 pm

Byward Street, A3211 - Closed from 4am to 7:30 pm

St Paul’s Churchyard - Closed from 5am to 7:30 pm

Ludgate Hill - Closed from 5am to 7:30 pm

King Edward Street, A40 - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

St Martin’s Le Grand - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Gresham Street - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Lothbury - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Princes Street - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Cheapside - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Bank Junction - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Mansion House Street - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Poultry - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Queen Victoria Street - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Puddle Dock - Closed from 8am to 7:30 pm

Westminister - May 29 - closed roads

Bridge Street, A302 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Parliament Street, A3212 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Whitehall, A3212 - 4am to 7:30 pm

St James’s Street, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Piccadilly, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Coventry Street, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Haymarket, A4 - -8am to 7:30 pm

Pall Mall, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Pall Mall East, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Trafalgar Square - 8am to 7:30 pm

Cockspur Street, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Duncannon Street, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Strand, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Aldwych, A4 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Waterloo Bridge, A301 - 8am to 7:30 pm

Lambeth - May 29 - closed roads

Westminster Bridge Road, A302 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Bridge Street, A302 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Concert Hall Approach - 8am to 5 pm

Belvedere Road - 8am to 5 pm

Southwark - May 29 - closed roads

Tooley Street, A200 - 4am to 9 pm

Tower Bridge Road, A100 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Bermondsey Street 4am to 7:30 pm

The route for the three stages of the RideLondon Classique.

East London road closures

Tower Hamlets - May 29 - closed roads

Tower Hill, A100 - 4am to 7:30 pm

East Smithfield, A1203 - 4am to 7:30 pm

The Highway, A1203 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Limehouse Link Tunnel, A1203 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Aspen Way, A1261 - 4am to 7:30 pm

East India Dock Tunnel, A1261 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Leamouth Road, A1020 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Bow Road, A11 – Westbound - 4am to 6:30 pm

Bow Road, A11 – Eastbound - 4am to 6:30 pm

Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach, A12, Northbound - 4am to 12:00 pm

Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach, A12, Southbound - 4am to 6:30 pm

Hackney

A12 – Northbound - 4 am to 12 pm

A12 – Southbound - 4 am to 6:30 pm

Waltham Forest

Green Man InterchangeA12, A106, A114, and A1199 - 5 am to 6:30 pm

Woodford New Road, A104 - 5am to 6:30 pm

Woodford Green, A104 - 5am to 6:30 pm

Newham - May 29 - closed roads

Lower Lea Crossing, A1020 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Western Gateway - 4am to 7:30 pm

Tidal Basin Road - 4am to 7:30 pm

Silvertown Way, A1011 - 4am to 7:30 pm

Barking Road, A124 - 4am to 11:30 am

Hermit Road - 4am to 11:30 am

Grange Road - 4am to 11:30 am

Upper Road - 4am to 11:30 am

Plaistow Road, A112 - 4am to 11:30 am

New Plaistow Road, A112 - 4am to 11:30 am

West Ham Lane, A112 - 4am to 11:30 am

Broadway, A118 - 4am to 11:30 am

High Street, A118 – Westbound - 4am to 6:30 pm

High Street, A118 – Eastbound - 4am to 12 pm

Rick Roberts Way - 8am to 7 pm

Abbey Lane - 8am to 7 pm

Abbey Road - 8am to 7 pm

Manor Road, A1011 - 8am to 7 pm