Scrubs Lane was partially closed near Kensal Green because of flooding on Sunday morning (June 24).
Heavy traffic is expected in the area as Scrubs Lane is closed southbound at Harrow Road and reduced to one lane northbound.
The road is flooded near the junction of Harrow Road, according to TfL and pictures from the scene show it completely submerged in water.
According to TfL the flooding is due to a burst water main.
Motorists have been warned to expect delays in the area and 220 buses to Wandsworth have been diverted from Scrubs Lane as emergency water works to fix the main are ongoing.
People unable to get the 220 bus from Scrubs Lane have been advised to board the bus at Harlesden High Street or Wood Lane.
We will be bringing you all the latest updates and traffic information from this incident below.
Scrubs Lane remains closed due to burst water main
Scrubs Lane is still closed southbound between Southbound between Harrow Road and Waldo Road following a burst water main this morning.
Thames Water is working to fix the issue but says it does not have an estimated completion time for the repairs.
Motorists urged to avoid Scrubs Lane
Buses still affected by Scrubs Lane flooding
The 220 bus is still not stopping in Scrubs Lane southbound after a burst water main flooded the road this morning.
Scrubs Lane reopened northbound
Scrubs Lane has reopened northbound at Harrow Road but remains closed southbound as Thames Water works to fix a burst main continue.
Thames Water apologises to customers affected by Scrubs Lane burst main
Thames Water has issued a statement apologising to customers affected by a burst water main near Kensal Rise. It said it’s working to “finish the job as soon as we can” and warned drivers of diversions in place.
A Thames Water spokesman said:
“We’re sorry to those customers whose water supplies have been affected by our burst pipe in Scrubs Lane. We’ve stopped the water flowing from it and are now cleaning up the site before starting on the pipe repair.
“Our teams are doing everything that they can to get this done as quickly as possible. In order for our teams to work safely there are certain traffic restrictions in place, so please consider alternative routes if you are driving in the area. We’ll do our best to finish the job as soon as we can.”
Thames Water "aware of issue" following burst main near Kensal Green
A Thames Water team are working to fix a burst main near Kensal Rise this morning. In a reply to a concerned customer on Twitter, Thames Water wrote: “We’re aware of an issue in this area, we’re currently on site at the moment.”
Thames Water will be providing a full statement shortly.
Police at scene of Scrubs Lane flooding
Police are in Scrubs Lane to “provide assistance” after it was flooded by a burst water main near Kensal Green on Sunday morning (June 24).
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “We were called to flooding in Scrubs Lane at 6.36am. Officers are there to provide assistance.”
Thames Water works in Droop Street
Thames Water has been carrying out works to fix a leak in Droop Street, Kensal Green, since Tuesday (June 19.) On its website Thames Water writes:
“We’re making essential repairs in this area to fix a leak that we’ve found on our water supply.
We’ll minimise any disruption and keep everyone updated as we complete our repairs. Sometimes, we need more time, for example, to get the right permit or permission from the Local Council, however we’ll be sure to finish our works as soon as possible.
If we need to provide a temporary supply of water until our we’ve finished our repair work, we’ll find the best options available and let you know what we’re doing.”
While the works were scheduled to be finished by Thursday (June 21) it appears they are still ongoing. It is unclear whether the current Scrubs Lane flooding is connected to the Droop Street works - Thames Water has been contacted for comment.
Kensal Rise residents report having no water
Shocking pictures show road under water
Shocking images show part of Scrubs Lane completely under water this morning.
Buses on diversion from Scrubs Lane
Passengers wanting to catch the 220 bus to Wandsworth are advised to get on at Harlesden.
Scrubs Lane flooded by burst water main
Scrubs Lane was flooded by a burst water main leading to heavy traffic in the area on Sunday morning (June 24).