New M25 closure for major roadworks as diversion in place for drivers

The closed section of the M25 at Junction 10 where a bridge was removed on March 17, 2024
-Credit: (Image: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)


The M25 will be closed for 12 hours tonight for major roadworks with a diversion in place. The road closure will end later than normal and is set to cause disruption to motorists.

The motorway will be closed clockwise at junction 10 as improvement works continue around the Wisley interchange. It will start at 9pm tonight (June 8) and cause the westbound stretch between junction 9 for Leatherhead and junction 10 for Wisley to be closed until 9am tomorrow morning (June 9).

The eastbound carriageway will also be closed at this time with drivers exciting at at junction 10. Cobham Services will also be closed for the major roadworks to take place.

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The M25 has already been shut at Junction 10 for one weekend in March as the existing bridge was demolished
Work happening on the M25 started earlier this year -Credit:Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Overnight closures usually see work completed and the road reopened by 6am however these works will continue for three hours over normal time. Drivers should allow more time for their journeys and expect delays.

M25 closure diversion route

A signed diversion will be in place taking drivers wanted to travel westbound beyond junction 9, off the motorway at junction 8 for Reigate and onto the A217 exit towards London and Sutton, they should then turn left onto the A240. At the Esso roundabout turn right onto the A24 towards the A3 Tolworth junction. Drivers should then join then A3 southbound before rejoining the M25 at junction 10. Drivers wanting to join the clockwise carriageway at junction 9 should travel anti-clockwise to junction 8 before following the above diversion.

Lorries over 14' 6" travelling westbound should leave the motorway at junction 9 and follow the A243 towards London and Kingston, before joining the A309 at the Hook junction. Drivers will then be diverted onto the A307 until it meets the A245, turn right here and follow the A245 to Painshill roundabout before joining the A3 southbound and then rejoin the M25 at junction 10.

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