Roadworks and events that may affect traffic in the borough. 

Worple Road

The road remains shut due emergency works in relation to collapsed sewers. Thames Water are currently trying to rectify this situation to reinstate working sewers to the local area.

TfL Bus services remain on diversion although Thames Water have provided a 'shuttle bus' service which serves the route every hour from Raynes Park to Wimbledon Town Centre.

If you have any questions or queries please find Thames Water's details below.

Thames Water
Reference: 0022 52GSGH
Contact Number: 0800 316 9800


Map of roadworks in Merton (
This map shows the same roadworks as are listed below.

If you need to report a problem with roadworks please quote the reference number listed below.

Roadworks bulletin 16 September 2019

Merton Ref.LocationDescriptionWorks By
00130101Bishopsford Road, London Road, Mitcham – Road ClosureRoad Closure and Diversion in place to facilitate bridge strengthening works. Works started 22nd April and are ongoingMerton Council
00131958Brook Close, Raynes Park – Footway ClosureFootway resurfacing works. Works to start 9th September and are expected to be complete 4th OctoberMerton Council
00134876Christchurch Road, Colliers Wood, South Gardens to Priory RoadUrban realm paving works. New kerbs and carriageway resurfacing. Works started 27th August and are expected to be complete 29th SeptemberTransport for London
00132181Graham Road, Wimbledon – Road ClosureRoad Closure and local diversion to enable sewer rehabilitation works. Works started 2nd September and should be complete by 12th OctoberThames Water
00132506Green Lane, Morden – Gas Mains ReplacementGas Mains replacement from junction of Love Lane to 188 Green Lane. Works to start 23rd September and are expected to take 10 working daysSouthern Gas Networks
00134541Leominster Road, Morden, from Malmesbury Road to Merevale CrescentGas Mains replacement from junction of Malmesbury Road to Merevale Crescent. Works to start 9th September and are expected to take 4 weeksSouthern Gas Networks
00132425London Road, Mitcham Figges Marsh Roundabout – Multi-way SignalsMulti-way signals to be installed to enable removal of existing roundabout and approaching islands, new drainage, new ducting and improvement of the junction. Works started 22nd JulyMerton Council
00132505Love Lane, Morden – Gas Mains replacementGas mains replacement works from outside 188 Love Lane to outside 2 Love Lane. Works Started 9th September and are expected to take 3 weeksSouthern Gas Networks
00127544Middleton Road, Morden – Carriageway incursion and Footway ClosureGas mains replacement works between St Helier Avenue and Canturbury Road. Works to complete mains replacement and customer service relays. Works to start 24th September and are expected to be complete 22 October.Southern Gas Networks
00132182 & 00132183 & 00132186 & 00132187Sherwood Road, Kingswood Road, Wilton Grove, and Wilton Crescent, Wimbledon – Road Closures and Multi-way lightsPartial Road Closure and Multiway lights at the junction of these roads. Creating a one way setup at the mini roundabout to enable sewer rehabilitation works. Works started 2nd September and should be complete by 12th October.Thames Water
00134123West Barnes Lane, Raynes Park, between Camberley Avenue and Farnham Gardens – Two-way signalsTemporary traffic lights in place to enable gas mains replacement and service relays. Works started 9th September and are expected to be completed beginning of NovemberSouthern Gas Networks

00132089 &


West Barnes Lane, New Malden – Road Closure

Road Closure at Motspur Park level crossing to enable Signal repairs, Telecoms Maintenance and track maintenance works. Works to start 18th September and are expected to be complete 23rd September, works between 00:00 and 04:00 night works only.

Road Closure to inspect the level crossing between 8th October and 11th October, Night works between 00:00 and 06:00 only.

Network Rail
00135570 & 00136270Worple Road, o/s 72, Wimbledon – Road ClosedRoad Closed due to collapsed sewer and ongoing water main issues. Works started 5th August and are estimated to be complete 30th September. Major diversions in place. Please where possible avoid the areaThames Water

Water Leaks, Gas Escapes and Power cuts/Outages

Please do not assume that someone else has phoned it in. Please do not report these to the Council. The following free phone numbers should be used to report leaks:

WATER: 0800 714 614

GAS: 0800 111 999

UK Power Networks: 105 or 0800 31 63 105