Update on access to Holborn and Kingsway

Updated 5 October 2015

What happened?
On Wednesday 1 April a large fire started in a tunnel beneath a pavement in Holborn. The fire was extinguished late the following day.


Road closures

Kingsway is now fully opened to traffic southbound and northbound between Great Queen Street and High Holborn, including the section from the Aldwych to Great Queen Street.

The Strand underpass for northbound traffic is also open to traffic.


Where to get more information
We will keep information on this page updated.


You can also follow us on twitter for updates @camdentalking

If you are a business or a private resident and want to check power outages in that area see:

If you are a Council Resident please call Contact Camden on 020 7974 4444 Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm.

We also provide an emergency telephone service outside of these times. If you are in immediate danger please call 999.

For transport disruptions see