Saturday, 14 March 2020


From: Wildish Michelle <>
Sent: 13 March 2020 15:11
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: Overnight resurfacing work from Wednesday 18 March - Purley Cross, A22 and A23 Purley Road

Good afternoon


I am writing to advise that from next Wednesday night, 18 March we are carrying out essential road maintenance on a section of the A22 and A23 Purley Road between its junctions with Brighton Road, Banstead Road, Russell Hill Road, High Street, Whytecliffe Road South and the approach to A22 Godstone Road.

This following a recent postponement of the works, away from Monday 9 March.

Work will take place over the following nights
  • Wednesday 18 March to Friday 20 March between 21:00 and 05:00, ending 05:00 Saturday 21 March
  • Sunday 22 March from 20:00 to 05:00 Monday 23 March
  • Monday 23 March to Friday 27 March, between 21:00 and 05:00, ending 05:00 Saturday 28 March
  • Sunday 29 March from 20:00 to 05:00 Monday 30 March
  • Monday 30 March to Friday 3 April between 21:00 and 05:00, ending 05:00 Saturday 4 April
  • Sunday 5 April from 20:00 to 05:00 Monday 6 April

Work will not take place on Saturday nights.

How this work may affect you

Please be aware that during the above times local road closures will be required, and access from local side roads onto Purley Way and into Purley Cross will be restricted.
This will include A23/A235 Brighton Road and A22 Purley Road at Purley Cross. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses on Banstead Road and Russell Hill Parade - traffic marshals will be stationed to assist.

As agreed with Croydon Council, a clearly signed diversion route will be in place each night for all road users.

Noisy works

Bus services
Please be aware local bus services will be affected by these works and bus stops may temporarily close or be located nearby. This includes routes 60, 127, 166, 289, 405, 407, 412, 455, 466 and N68.

We ask customers to check before they travel by visiting or following @TfLBusAlerts on Twitter for live updates.

Pedestrian and Cyclist access
Cycle routes and pedestrian crossings will remain open wherever possible, although some temporary closures will apply. There will be clear signage in place to direct cyclists and pedestrians to alternative routes. Pedestrian access to properties will be maintained at all times.

For live road travel updates visit or follow @TfLTrafficNews on Twitter.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Best wishes

Michelle Wildish
Engagement officer (South) | Local Communities and Partnerships
Phone: 0203 054 0715 (auto 80715) | Mobile: 07864 245 586
Floor 9Y3, Endeavour Square, Stratford, London E20 1JN | Email:


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