Road closures and traffic disruptions to start this week in Tunbridge Wells

The start of the school summer holidays will see several road closures and roadworks causing delays around Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding area.

Included in the series of disruptions is the closure of the A264 Pembury Road for nearly six weeks to allow for new plastic piping to replace the old gas mains between Blackhurst Lane and the A228 Pembury Road.

Gas network operator SGN has said that diversion routes will be in place and access will be maintained for both residents and businesses.

Road closures across Tunbridge Wells include:

  • A264 Pembury Road and Cornford Lane, Tunbridge Wells, July 24-September 1.
  • A21 both directions from Morley’s roundabout to Vauxhall Lane until 24 Jul from 8pm-6am. Carriageway, slip road and lane closures will be in place due to structural works.
  • Broom Lane, Langton Green, will be closed until July 21 due to gas works outside Broomlands Cottage North.
  • Powder Mill Lane, Tunbridge Wells, July 24-26.


A series of roadworks will also likely cause traffic issues in the following areas:

  • High Brooms Road, Tunbridge Wells, multi-way signals from July 19-20.
  • Yew Tree Road, Southborough July 19-23.
  • Forest Road, Tunbridge Wells multi-way signals from July 19-23.
  • Upper Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells July 19-24.
  • Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells, July 22-23.


For further information on travel disruptions in the area, visit:

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