Thames Water repair work underway in Crofton Lane.

Published Monday, 5 November 2018

Crofton Lane is being closed to traffic later this morning as Thames Water make repairs following the discovery of four voids caused by a water leak.

Crofton Lane will be closed to through traffic in between the junctions of Derwent Drive and Broadcroft Road to enable repairs to go ahead. Thames Water are anticipating that the road will be closed for up to ten days however this may change depending on progress made and the discovery of other problems.

Traffic is being diverted via Crofton Road, Station Road, High Street Orpington, Chislehurst Road, Goodmead Road, Perry Hall Road, Chislehurst Road and Crofton Lane in both directions (differing on the one way section of High Street Orpington) whilst the closure is in place.

The following bus routes will be affected during the works and will be diverted via the following routes:

Bus 208 – Bus will be diverted via Bromley Common, Hastings Road, Farnborough Common, Crofton Road – and then line of route in both directions. This will not serve any of Southborough Lane, Frankswood Avenue, Queensway, Towncourt Lane or Crofton Lane during the closure period.

Bus R3 – Bus will be diverted via Hastings Road, Bromley Common, Crown Lane Spur, Southborough Lane, Frankswood Avenue, Queensway, Towncourt Lane – and then line of route in both directions. This will not serve any of Crofton Road and Crofton Lane during the closure period.

Bus R7 – Bus will be diverted from via Orpington High Street, Chislehurst Road, Goodmead Road, Perry Hall Road, Chislehurst Road, Crofton Lane (between the junctions of Chislehurst Road and St John’s Road only) in both directions (differing on the one way section of High Street Orpington). This will not serve any of Station Road, Crofton Road, Allington Road, Andover Road, Tandridge Drive or Crofton Lane (in between the junctions of Tandridge Drive and St John’s Road) during the closure period.

Bus N199 – Bus will be diverted via Bromley Common, Hastings Road, Farnborough Common, Crofton Road – and then line of route in both directions. This will not serve any of Southborough Lane, Frankswood Avenue, Queensway, Towncourt Lane or Crofton Lane during the closure period.