01:11PM, Wednesday 20 July 2022
Update - 2:05pm:
Thames Valley Police has confirmed the M25 has re-opened between Junction 14 (Heathrow Airport) and Junction 15 (M4).
Drivers are warned to expect severe delays and leave extra time to travel.
The M25 is closed between Heathrow Airport and the exit for the M4 as the Metropolitan Police respond to an incident.
National Highways said there is approximately five miles of queues in both directions approaching the closure between Junction 14 (Heathrow Airport) and Junction 15 (M4).
Drivers are being warned to expect delays.
#M25 in #Berkshire remains CLOSED both ways from J14 (for @HeathrowAirport ) to J15 (for the #M4) due to an ongoing @metpoliceuk led incident.— National Highways: East (@HighwaysEAST) July 20, 2022
There's approx. 5 miles of congestion in both directions approaching the closures. 30 minute delays.
More info:- https://t.co/46RYy2eeab pic.twitter.com/i7YvhkXvRM
Earlier today, protestors from Just Stop Oil declared the M25 as a site of civil resistance against the Government in response to soaring UK temperatures.
The group urged drivers to avoid the motorway from Wednesday to Friday this week.
Drivers are being warned to expect severe delays following the earlier closure of the M25 in both directions between Heathrow and the M4 exit.