Closure of Hook Road northbound from 6 April for two weeks

Southern Gas Networks (SGN) are undertaking essential gas mains replacement works for two weeks starting on 6 April 2015.

Update Monday 13 April 2015

Phase one has been completed early and Hook Road is now open in both directions. Three-way traffic lights will be operating at the junction with Verona Drive while phase two is being completed.

Hook Road with be closed in the northbound direction (towards Surbiton) at the A3 (Ace of Spades Roundabout). The southbound traffic (towards Chessington) will be open as normal.

Northbound closure

In phase one, the northbound section will be closed to all traffic between Ace of Spades Roundabout to the ambulance station/Tesco next to Southborough High School. The southbound section will be open one way allowing normal access to Ace of Spades from Surbiton.

Verona Drive

In phase two, there will also be three-way traffic lights operating at the junction between Hook Road and Verona Drive while the new gas main is connected to the existing one in Verona Drive.

Diversion route

Northbound traffic will be diverted as follows:

  • from Ace of Spades along Hook Rise North and Kingston Bypass to Tolworth
  • then along Tolworth Broadway and Ewell Road to Ditton Road
  • then from Ditton Road back on to Hook Road to bypass the closed section


All bus stops in the northbound direction between Ace of Spades and Ditton Road will be suspended, northbound buses will follow the same diversion route as other traffic.

For more information, go to the Southern Gas Networks website.