Traffic signals

Traffic signals are designed to optimise traffic flow at junctions by controlling traffic from all directions and allowing pedestrians to cross the road.

All traffic signals in London are owned and maintained by Transport for London and the Council commission’s installation of new signals from them.

To report problems with traffic lights please contact TFL on 0845305 1234 or go to the Transport of London website.

How to contact us

For further information please contact:

Public Realm

Tower Hamlets Town Hall
160 Whitechapel Road
E1 1BJ

Tel: 020 7364 5000
Fax: 020 7364 3121