A main road in Wimbledon will be closed for up to a day due to work to facilitate the rebuilding of the brick planter damaged by a road accident.

The Broadway will be closed on March 12 with the work to set to be completed by March 13.

The Broadway will be closed from Numbers 48-50 to 62 and the closure of The Broadway will be off-peak between 9.30am to 3.30pm.

A diversion route will be in place with buses being diverted via Hartfield Road and Kingston Road picking up the line of route at South Wimbledon Station.

The Routes on diversion will be the 57, 131 and 219.

Route 93 will also be diverted via Queens Road, Haydons Road and Merton High Street.

The diversions is only in one direction as the closure is on a way-way system.

The brick planter, which held a flower bed, was damaged following a road accident last November.