Thousands of guests attending the start of the four-day Coronation Festival starting today had to contend with road closures near Buckingham Palace caused by a burst water main.
The closures affected parts of Buckingham Gate, Birdcage Walk and Buckingham Palace Road, with some buses having to be diverted.
Transport for London advised road users to avoid the Victoria area if possible and said the problem could last for two days.
More top news
Labour leader tells May Day rally his party 'stand absolutely against racism in any form'.
Video has emerged of a police car colliding with a cyclist and driving over a bike during a mass bike ride in central London.
Harlesden's James DeGale has successfully defended his IBF super middleweight title against Rogelio Medina.