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Drivers face waiting ‘several hours’ in queue outside Gerpins Lane tip

PUBLISHED: 12:29 11 May 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 11 May 2020

Drivers face waiting 'several hours' to get into the Gerpins Lane tip, Upminster. Picture: Ken Mears

Drivers face waiting 'several hours' to get into the Gerpins Lane tip, Upminster. Picture: Ken Mears

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Drivers face queuing for “several hours” to get into the Gerpins Lane tip, Havering Council has warned.

The Upminster site reopened this morning (Monday, May 11), having been closed since mid-March.

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The council has advised people not to visit “unless absolutely necessary”

Long queues were forming along the single track road early this morning, with Gerpins Lane operating as a one-way road due to the amount of traffic. Visitors can access from the Warwick Lane end, exiting onto Aveley Road.


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