Dartford Tunnel closed: Eight miles of queues

One of the two Dartford tunnels heading anti-clockwise to Essex remains closed after an accident north of the river.

Queues are extensive across Dartford itself.

The M25 is bumper to bumper back past Swanley.

Earlier this morning the Blackwall Tunnel was blocked northbound due to protests. that has now cleared.

UPDATE: It’s now heavy going again as traffic diverts.

Also this morning I looked at TfL’s future spending plans. Cuts of £1.5 billion from central Government mean enhanced public transport across the river are unlikely anytime soon.

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I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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