M25 to part close for full weekend including Cobham Services

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 partly close for another full weekend in June, which will also see the closure of a popular services along the busy motorway, National Highways has confirmed. An overnight closure of the M25 at Wisley will take place between Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9.

The M25 will be closed westbound between Junction 9 at Leatherhead and Junction 10 at Wisley and the A3. The eastbound carriageway will also be shut at Junction 10 itself, SurreyLive reported.

This closure will also affect Cobham Services, which will not open during the full weekend closure. A diversion route will drawn up by National Highways during the closure.

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The closure is for the installation of a bridge deck over the eastbound gyratory.

National Highways confirmed: “Between 9pm on Saturday, June 8 and 9am Sunday, June 9 there will be a full closure of the westbound carriageway of the M25 between Junctions 9 and 10 that will also include Cobham Services.”

It continued: “The eastbound carriageway will also be closed on the M25 at J10 during this time with a diversion via the exit slip road, roundabout, and entry slip road, where road users will be able to rejoin the M25.”

A diversion will be put in place during the closure
A diversion will be put in place during the closure -Credit:Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

It appears the eastbound closure at the junction will mean drivers travelling from the direction of Heathrow towards Gatwick will be able to stay on the motorway with the exception of at J10 where they will divert around the roundabout. An official diversion route for westbound drivers travelling in the direction of Heathrow from Gatwick has not yet been made available.

National Highways further outlined: “Our diversion routes are designed to suit all vehicle types. We advise you not to use a sat-nav when following any of our diversions because there is a risk it could divert you down an unsuitable road or back onto the network when it is closed.”

The M25 was shut in May for the installation of a similar bridge in what was the second of five full weekend closures planned throughout 2024.

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