Northwick Park Hospital blocked by police due to ice as London buses and cars not allowed access

A North West London hospital is warning anyone who needs to visit today not to arrive by car “due to ice” with police at the scene.

Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow has issued the warning today (Thursday, January 6) as temperatures in London dropped overnight.

A spokesperson for London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust said that car access is currently restricted by the police due to ice.

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Access remains available for people on foot or on a bike.

Access to the hospital is restricted

Hospital staff can still drive in from Harrow roundabout, but will need their ID badge.

Other reports suggest there was a crash at around 6.30am this morning (Thursday, January 6) outside the hospital.

The A404 Watford Road is closed in both directions between Northwick Park Roundabout and A4127 Sudbury Court Drive.

Traffic is slow in the area to Greenhill Way and Harrow on the Hill and bus routes are being diverted.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust Tweeted: “Car access to #NorthwickParkHospital is currently restricted by the police due to ice.

“You can still access the hospital on foot or by bike.

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“Staff can drive on site from Harrow roundabout only, but you will need your ID badge.

“We’re working closely with the @metpoliceuk and @harrow_council to resolve the problem, and we’ll let you know as soon as the road is open again.”

One passerby Tweeted: “Anyone who has a hospital appointment (or works!) at Northwick Park Hospital today should leave lots of time to get there as there’s been an accident nearby and traffic is chaos #NorthwickParkHospital”

Have you been impacted by the road closure or had issues driving on ice this morning? Get in touch at [email protected].

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