Enforcement on the ORN (Olympic Route Network) commences on 25th July, just a few days before the opening ceremony.
Roads in central London and around venues will be much busier than normal and Tfl is advising motorists to avoid central London, around the ORN and Games venues from mid-July.
If you have deliveries planned into these areas and have not spoken with us please do so now as we are offering contingency plans and various options to customers as we speak.
Every day of the games will be different and the general advice still remains that you plan ahead and allow for more time, particularly in the known hotspots.
The ORN, a 109 mile network, can still be used by motorists but parts of it will be only available to vehicles carrying the ‘games family’ – athletes, officials, media and some sponsors (lucky them!).
The smaller Paralympic Route Netork (PRN) will also come into operation a few days before the Paralympic games.
Expect temporary changes to the road network as adjustments to over 1,300 sets of traffic lights takes place and specific road markings are laid down. These adjustments however will have minimal impact on road users as they will be balanced out by the complete ban on all the planned road works along the ORN and on all A and B roads.
Physical changes include installing temporary traffic islands and barriers to simplify junctions which must be finished before the torch relay arrives in central London.
The scale of this operation is unprecedented and we are proud as logistics providers to be part of this once in a lifetime event.
By now most customers will have been contacted and for those that have requested it we are busy planning to ensure your cargo experiences minimal impact from the games.
Here’s hoping we get some medals
All the best
The Jordon Team