Notting Hill Carnival 2022: Road closures, dates and timings


otting Hill Carnival will return to the London neighbourhood this August Bank Holiday, as about 2 million people are expected to gather and celebrate.

Much of the Notting Hill area will be dedicated to the carnival and its parade over the weekend, which means that locals need to be aware of which roads will be impacted as a result.

From 6am on Sunday August 28 until 6am on Tuesday August 30, most roads within the Notting Hill Carnival area will be closed.

At this time, only carnival floats, pre-authorised event vehicles, and emergency vehicles will be allowed in the area.

Residents will be expected to move vehicles from the carnival area by 6am on August 28, or even the night before. The police will be checking all vehicles entering the carnival area as well as the surrounding streets.

Notting Hill residents are also asked to leave it as late as possible before driving back into the area on Tuesday, once roads reopen.

Find out which roads will be closed for the carnival below.

Notting Hill Carnival road closures

  • Aldridge Road Villas 
  • Alexander Street 
  • Alexandra Mews 
  • Alfred Road 
  • Artesian Road 
  • Bishop’s Bridge Road from Porchester Road to Westbourne Grove 
  • Botts Mews 
  • Bridstow Place 
  • Chepstow Road 
  • Courtnell Street 
  • Durham Terrace 
  • Elgin Avenue between Harrow Road and Chippenham Road 
  • Fermoy Road 
  • Harrow Road from Ladbroke Grove to Great Western Road 
  • Hatherley Grove 
  • Hereford Road 
  • Hormead Road 
  • Kildare Gardens 
  • Kildare Terrace 
  • Lancaster Road 
  • Leamington Road Villas 
  • Ledbury Road 
  • Monmouth Place 
  • Monmouth Road 
  • Moorhouse Road 
  • Newton Road 
  • Northumberland Place 
  • Queensway between Westbourne Grove and Porchester Road (access will be allowed into Queensway from Bayswater Road to allow access to parking) 
  • Redan Place 
  • Shrewsbury Mews 
  • Shrewsbury Road 
  • St Luke’s Road 
  • St Stephen’s Crescent 
  • St Stephen’s Gardens 
  • St Stephen’s Mews 
  • Sutherland Place 
  • Sutherland Terrace 
  • Talbot Road 
  • Tavistock Crescent 
  • Wellington Close 
  • Westbourne Gardens 
  • Westbourne Grove 
  • Westbourne Grove Terrace 
  • Westbourne Park Road 
  • Westbourne Park Villas 
  • Western Road 
  • Ledbury Road 
  • Woodfield Place 
  • Woodfield Road

Traffic will generally be diverted around the following ring route in both directions:

  • Harrow Road, Porchester Road, Bishops Bridge Road, Inverness Terrace, Bayswater Road, Notting Hill Gate 
  • Holland Park Avenue, Uxbridge Road, Wood Lane, Scrubs Lane, Harrow Road

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