Resurfacing work on Gravel Hill, Bexleyheath

The resurfacing work on Gravel Hill is progressing and from the 9 February it will move up to the junction at Watling Street and Broadway.

On the nights of 9, 12, 13, 14 February, stage 3 of the resurfacing works will mean that the northbound traffic lanes on Gravel Hill will be closed from the junction with Broadway (the Marriott Hotel side) to Erith Road just north of the junction with Broadway (the Prince Albert pub side). Broadway will also be closed and there will be limited movements to and from Watling Street. Traffic will be unable to travel up Gravel Hill northbound towards Erith Road and will be diverted onto Albion Road towards the Highland Road roundabout, along Highland Road and Arnsberg Way to Mayplace Road West.

Stage 4, the final stage of the resurfacing works is planned to take place on 15, 16, 19, 20 February with the southbound traffic lanes on Gravel Hill closed from Erith Road just north of the Watling Street junction (the lanes along the side of the Civic Offices) to just south of the junction.

Watling Street will be closed close to the junction with Gravel Hill and there will be limited movements to and from Broadway. Traffic travelling from Erith to Welling or the A2 will be diverted into Mayplace Road West, onto Arnsberg Way and Highland Road. Traffic travelling to Crayford/Dartford will be diverted via Mayplace East and Perry Street. Traffic travelling from Crayford/Dartford to Erith will be diverted onto Perry Street and Mayplace Road East. Traffic travelling from Crayford/Dartford to A2 and Welling will be diverted via Bourne Road.

Anyone who has concerns about accessing their property during the works should contact the Conway Site Manager Alan Perrin on 01732 600700. For more information on the works and to see maps of the areas affected and the major diversions please go to

London Borough of Bexley apologises in advance for any inconvenience during these improvements. Timings are approximate and are dependent on the weather. Drivers should take extra care when following the main signed diversion routes as there will also be additional local diversions in place. All diversion routes will be clearly marked and differentiated with symbols to follow through the area.

The works are part of the final phase of the Bexleyheath Town Centre Revitalisation (BTCR) improvements. They will help to ensure that Bexleyheath remains a vibrant town centre and achieves its full potential. London Borough of Bexley secured funding for the works from Transport for London.

For more information on these works email, or call 020 8303 7777 and ask to speak with a member of the BTCR team.



Map showing diversions from 9 Feb
Mainn diversions from 15 Feb