Can I drive over London Bridge?
London Bridge is now open to general traffic on a restricted schedule. Between 07:00 and 19:00, vehicles restricted from using London Bridge will need to use a different river crossing. … Travel during quiet times and use alternative river crossings, including Westminster and Lambeth bridges, where possible.
Do you have to pay to drive over London Bridge?
It is free to use the crossing between 10pm and 6am. Don’t forget you will need to pay the charge for each trip across the Bridge. You must pay by midnight the day after you cross. You can make one-off payments or set up an online account at the official website.
Do you have to pay to cross Tower Bridge by car?
The bridges between Vauxhall Bridge and Tower Bridge are part of the Congestion Charge Zone so are payable during weekdays, and the Dartford Crossing has it’s own toll.
How much does it cost to open London Bridge?
The bascules are raised about a thousand times a year. River traffic is now much reduced, but it still takes priority over road traffic. Today, 24 hours’ notice is required before opening the bridge, and opening times are published in advance on the bridge’s website; there is no charge for vessels to open the bridge.
Has London Bridge reopened traffic?
London’s Tower Bridge has reopened to traffic after becoming stuck for almost 12 hours. The famous crossing was scheduled to lift on Monday to allow a large wooden tall ship through, but it appeared to become jammed in place. City of London Police said the 127-year-old landmark was closed “due to technical failure”.
What happened London Bridge?
Terror returned to the streets of London on Friday as two members of the public were killed and several others injured in a knife attack. Convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who carried out the deadly rampage, was shot dead by officers after civilians bravely intervened to tackle him on London Bridge.
Does London Congestion Charge apply today?
The Congestion Charge is a £15 daily charge if you drive within the Congestion Charge zone 07:00-22:00, every day, except Christmas Day (25 December). The easiest way to pay is by setting up Auto Pay. Exemptions and discounts are available too.
Is Tower Bridge in London Congestion Charge?
As Tower Bridge is outside of the Congestion Charge zone, drivers will not be liable for the Congestion Charge if they do not deviate from the signed alternative routes.