Routes & road closures
Why will roads be closed for RideLondon?
In order to safely deliver these world-class sporting events, we must secure the routes and make sure they are clear of any vehicles. This protects both participants and spectators and will involve road closures and parking restrictions in affected areas...
Which roads will be closed to vehicles?
Please visit our Road closure information page for full details of which roads will be affected over the weekend of RideLondon.
How long will roads used for the event be closed?
Please visit our Road closure information page for full details of which roads will be affected over the three days of RideLondon and for how long...
What is the provision in place for care providers to visit their residents as planned?
We are working with Essex County Council, Adult Social Care and health service providers to ensure care providers and health workers can plan the required access to residents and health facilities on the event day(s) in advance of the event...
What access is there for people living and working on the roads that are closed?
Please visit our Road closure information page for full details of which roads will be affected over the weekend of RideLondon. Leaflets with details, including maps, of areas affected by road closures and parking suspensions are distributed to every household and business on and near the routes prior to the event weekend.
What events will be part of 2022 RideLondon?
The 2022 RideLondon weekend will comprise five events: the RideLondon Classique, the RideLondon-Essex 30, 60 and 100 mass participation rides, and the RideLondon FreeCycle...
What is The London Marathon Charitable Trust?
RideLondon is organised by London Marathon Events (LME) Limited. We are proud of the fact that all the surplus generated by LME from RideLondon, the TCS London Marathon and other events organised by LME, is passed to our parent company, The London Marathon Charitable Trust, a registered charity...
What is the route of my ride?
You can check out maps of the RideLondon-Essex 30, 60 and 100 routes on our website...
How many riders will there be?
We’re expecting 25,000 riders in total across the RideLondon-Essex 30, 60 and 100 events.
How do I get to the Start of my RideLondon-Essex event?
Your ride will start between 06:00 and 09:30 at Victoria Embankment. Access to the Start will be via Parliament Square. Participants will be notified of individual start arrival times by email three weeks before Event Day...
Where do the RideLondon-Essex events finish?
The finish for the RideLondon-Essex 30, 60 and 100-mile events is at Tower Bridge. The Finish Line is on the north side of the bridge. You will then be directed over the bridge and right onto Tooley Street towards the south side of London Bridge.
Will there be a cut-off finish time?
All riders in the RideLondon-Essex 30, 60 and 100 events have eight-and-a-half hours to complete their ride from the departure of the last start wave. We expect the final participants to finish at 18:00.
Can I ride with my friends?
Due to the numbers of riders (25,000), it is not possible to choose your start arrival time in the RideLondon-Essex 100. Riders in this event will be informed of their start arrival time three weeks before Ride Day. It is not possible to change the start arrival time.
Will there be food and drink available along the event routes?
There are a number of stops along the routes with food and drinks. We will provide free sports drinks and bars for participants at Rider Hubs at 50 miles and 75 miles on the RideLondon-Essex 100 route. There will also be an opportunity to buy hot and cold food and drinks from local vendors.
I am now unable to ride. Can I withdraw and defer my entry?
Entries are not able to be rolled over or deferred to a future year and are non-transferable and non-refundable.
I have moved. How do I let you know my change of address?
You can update your details via your entry confirmation email. If you do not have this, please contact our Customer Services Team.