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London Underground

Bakerloo line
This weekend there will be no service on the entire line, whilst we carry out essential work.

Due to the highly complex nature of this work, on Monday morning a very limited service will run between:
• Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen’s Park
• Elephant & Castle and Piccadilly Circus

Services between Queen’s Park and Piccadilly Circus will begin after 08:00 on Monday morning. We will try to start services before then if we can.

Jubilee line
There will be no Friday and Saturday Night Tube service between Waterloo and Wembley Park from approximately 00:45 to 04:40 Saturday and approximately 03:00 to 06:00 Sunday. This is to allow for the movement of engineering trains.

London Overground
All weekend there will be no service between Euston and Willesden Junction due to London Underground track and drainage work.

From 18:30 on Saturday 18 November until Sunday 14 January 2018, trains will not run between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail continue major work to enable new, longer trains to run from spring 2018.

On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
• Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner
• Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner

From Monday 20 until Thursday 23 November, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford from 22:30. This is due to Network Rail track work.

TfL Rail
All weekend, trains will not run between Liverpool Street and Romford. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

DLR
There will be no service between Stratford and Bow Church due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

Until late December 2017, Custom House station will be closed and trains will not stop. This is due to Crossrail construction work.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination:

Central London – From 16:00 until 21:00 today, Thursday, Regent Street, between Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus, and all its approaches will be closed. From 11:00 until 21:00, there will be a lane closure in each direction between Vigo Street and Beak Street. Traffic will be permitted to use the bus lane during this period.

Central London – From 17:00 on Friday until 22:00 on 01 January 2018, roads within Hyde Park including South Carriage Drive and North Carriage Drive will be closed. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 11:30 until 00:00 on Saturday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 03:00 until 22:00 on Sunday, there will be various road closures on Regent Street between Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus and New Burlington Street. This is for an event.

Central London – From 07:30 until 22:00 on Sunday, there will be road closures in Whitehall between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square, and the St James’s Park Area. This is for an event.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Central London – From 16:00 until 21:00 today, Thursday, Regent Street, between Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus, and all its approaches will be closed. From 11:00 until 21:00, there will be a lane closure in each direction between Vigo Street and Beak Street. Traffic will be permitted to use the bus lane during this period.

Central London – From 17:00 on Friday until 22:00 on 01 January 2018, roads within Hyde Park including South Carriage Drive and North Carriage Drive will be closed. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 11:30 until 00:00 on Saturday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 03:00 until 22:00 on Sunday, there will be various road closures on Regent Street between Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus and New Burlington Street. This is for an event.

Central London – From 07:30 until 22:00 on Sunday, there will be road closures in Whitehall between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square, and the St James’s Park Area. This is for an event.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Portugal Street for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street due to works
• Serpentine Car Park due to relocation


17/11/2017 |

Herewith your Transport Info this weekend

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The Lord Mayor’s Show and Remembrance Sunday

From 07:00 until 19:00 on Saturday, there will be extensive road closures in the City and central London for the Lord Mayor’s Show. Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges will be closed at various times. A number of Tube stations will be busier than usual, and busses in the City and Westminster will be diverted or stop short of their normal destination.

On Sunday, some roads in Westminster will be closed to traffic from just after midnight until 17:30 for Remembrance Sunday. From midnight on Saturday until 18:00 on Sunday, buses will be diverted and will not serve the Whitehall and Trafalgar Square areas. Various parades are taking place across London. Embankment, St. James’s Park, Green Park and Victoria Tube stations are likely to be busier than usual. If you can, please consider re-timing your travel or seeking alternative routes where possible and allow more time for your journey.

London Underground
Circle line

Eastbound Circle line trains will not stop at Sloane Square station, while we carry out station improvement works.

District line
Eastbound District line trains will not stop at Sloane Square station, while we carry out station improvement works.

Metropolitan line
On Sunday there will be no service between Aldgate and Wembley Park before 09:30 and after 20:30. This is to allow us to replace track and signalling between Baker Street and Finchley Road.

London Overground
Tonight, Wednesday and Thursday, there will be no service between Sydenham and West Croydon after 22:30, due to Network Rail track work.

All day Saturday and until 15:30 on Sunday, trains will not run between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail continue major work to enable new, longer trains to run from spring 2018.

On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
• Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner
• Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner
• New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon due to Network Rail track work

DLR
All weekend there will be no service between Stratford International and Canning Town due to track work.

Until late December 2017, Custom House station will be closed and trains will not stop. This is due to Crossrail construction work.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination:

Central London
• From 08:00 on Saturday until 06:00 on Sunday, various closures will be in place on the following roads: Pall Mall East, Duncannon Street, St. Martin’s Place, the east side of Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross Road (between Cambridge Circus and St. Martin’s Place), Cockspur Street eastbound, the north side of King Charles Island and a lane exit on the south. This is for an event
• From 08:00 until 15:00 on Saturday, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square. This is for an event
• From 13:00 until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be road closures and traffic holds on the following roads: Paddington Green via Edgware Road northbound and Church Street. This is for a march

Wembley – From 16:00 until 23:59 on Friday, and on Tuesday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 11:30 until 18:30 on Saturday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. Between approximately 14:30 and 18:30, there will be an eastbound lane closure on A316 Chertsey Road between Hospital Bridge Road and London Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Central London
• From 08:00 on Saturday until 06:00 on Sunday, various closures will be in place on the following roads: Pall Mall East, Duncannon Street, St. Martin’s Place, the east side of Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross Road (between Cambridge Circus and St. Martin’s Place), Cockspur Street eastbound, the north side of King Charles Island and a lane exit on the south. This is for an event
• From 08:00 until 15:00 on Saturday, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Parliament Square and Trafalgar Square. This is for an event
• From 13:00 until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be road closures and traffic holds on the following roads: Paddington Green via Edgware Road northbound and Church Street. This is for a march

Wembley – From 16:00 until 23:59 on Friday, and on Tuesday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 11:30 until 18:30 on Saturday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. Between approximately 14:30 and 18:30, there will be an eastbound lane closure on A316 Chertsey Road between Hospital Bridge Road and London Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Portugal Street for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment
Rodney Street, Drayton Gardens, Montserrat Road and Gloucester Road (central) due to works
Serpentine Car Park due to relocation
Cheapside, Museum of London, Godliman Street, Queen Victoria Street, Victoria Embankment, Somerset House and Strand for an event
Kensington Gore and Holborn Circus, for Remembrance weekend


10/11/2017 |

Transport Updates for this weekend

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London Underground

Metropolitan line
On Sunday trains will not run between Aldgate and Wembley Park before 09:30 and after 20:30. This is to allow us to replace track and signalling between Baker Street and Finchley Road

London Overground
All weekend, trains will not run between Romford and Upminster due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work.

On Sunday, there will be no service between the following stations:
• Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner
• Sydenham and Crystal Palace due to Network Rail track work

Also on Sunday until 23:59, Bethnal Green will not be served by trains to/from Chingford.

Until Sunday 22 October, there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail continues major work to enable new, longer trains to run from spring 2018.

TfL Rail
All weekend, trains will not run between Stratford and Shenfield. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

DLR
On Saturday and Sunday, there is no service between Stratford and Bow Church. This is due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination:

North London – From 17:00 today, Thursday, until 22:00 tomorrow, A406 / Brentfield Road will be closed in both directions. There will also be lane restrictions on the A406 at the junction of Drury Way. This is for an event.

Central London – From 13:15 until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be short traffic holds on the following roads: Whitechapel High Street, Aldgate High Street, Minories, Mansell Street, and Tower Bridge. This is for a march.

West London – From 17:00 on Saturday 21 October, until 05:00 on Sunday 29 October, Hammersmith Bridge will be closed in both directions. The bridge remains open to pedestrians and cyclists. This is due to maintenance work.

Wembley – From 13:00 until 20:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 15:00 until 23:00 on Sunday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. Between 19:00 and 23:00, there will be an eastbound lane closure on A316 Chertsey Road between Hospital Bridge Road and London Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 17:30 until 19:30 on Monday, there will traffic holds on all approaches to Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. There will also be a southbound closure of Whitehall, and Horse Guards Avenue will also be closed. This is for an event.

Central London – From 00:01 until 23:59 on Monday, Piccadilly (eastbound), between Down Street and Clarges Street will be closed. This is for development / construction work.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

North London – From 17:00 today, Thursday, until 22:00 tomorrow, A406 / Brentfield Road will be closed in both directions. There will also be lane restrictions on the A406 at the junction of Drury Way. This is for an event.

Central London – From 13:15 until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be short traffic holds on the following roads: Whitechapel High Street, Aldgate High Street, Minories, Mansell Street, and Tower Bridge. This is for a march.

West London – From 17:00 on Saturday 21 October, until 05:00 on Sunday 29 October, Hammersmith Bridge will be closed in both directions. The bridge remains open to pedestrians and cyclists. This is due to maintenance work.

Wembley – From 13:00 until 20:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

South West London – From 15:00 until 23:00 on Sunday, roads around Twickenham Stadium will be busier than usual including A316 Chertsey Road. Between 19:00 and 23:00, there will be an eastbound lane closure on A316 Chertsey Road between Hospital Bridge Road and London Road. There will also be closures and diversions on London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 17:30 until 19:30 on Monday, there will traffic holds on all approaches to Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. There will also be a southbound closure of Whitehall, and Horse Guards Avenue will also be closed. This is for an event.

Central London – From 00:01 until 23:59 on Monday, Piccadilly (eastbound), between Down Street and Clarges Street will be closed. This is for development / construction work.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Portugal Street for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment
Rodney Street and Museum of London due to works
Serpentine Car Park due to relocation


20/10/2017 |

Your Transport info for 22 September 2017

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London Underground

Piccadilly line
Trains will not run between South Harrow and Uxbridge. This is while we renew a set of points at Rayners Lane.

Metropolitan line
There will be no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Uxbridge. This is to allow us to renew a set of points at Rayners Lane.

London Overground
Until 22 October, there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail continue major works to enable new, longer trains to run from spring 2018.

TfL Rail
On Saturday trains will not run between Liverpool Street and Stratford. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

DLR
All weekend there is no service between Stratford and Bow Church. This is due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination:

North London – Until 18:00 tomorrow, Friday, the A4180 West End Road is closed in all directions. This is due to an event.

North London – From 22:00 today, Thursday until 05:00 on 1 November, Hanger Lane Gyratory (North Circular Road) and its approaches will have restrictions in place on various Monday to Friday nights, excluding 28/29 September and 5/26/27 October. This is to facilitate maintenance works.

Central London – From 10:00 until 14:00 on Friday, there will be some short traffic holds on roads including Giltspur Street, Newgate Street, King Edward Street, Museum of London roundabout, St Martins le Grand, Gresham Street and Guildhall. This is for an event.

Central London – From 22:00 on Saturday until 06:00 on Monday, eastbound lane closures will be in place at Marylebone Road (eastbound) at the junction of York Gate. This is for Thames Water work.

Central London – From 07:00 until 18:00 on Saturday, the bus lane on London Bridge (northbound) will be restricted. This is for an event.

Central London – From 19:00 on Saturday until midday on Sunday, a westbound lane closure will be in place on Jamaica Road between Southwark Park and St James’s Road. There will be no access to Jamaica Road westbound for traffic heading northbound on adjoining roads. Queen Elizabeth Street will also be closed westbound between Tooley Street and Tower Bridge Road. Stop/go boards will be used on Old Jamaica Road, Thurland Road, and Abbey Street. This is due to an event.

Finsbury Park – From 21:45 until 23:15 on Saturday and 21:15 until 22:45 on Sunday, Stroud Green Road between Tollington Park and Seven Sisters Road may be closed. This is due to an event.

Wembley – From 11:00 until 22:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 22:00 on Monday until 06:00 on Thursday, Shaftesbury Avenue between Piccadilly Circus and Rupert Street will be closed. This is for crane work.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

North London – Until 18:00 tomorrow, Friday, the A4180 West End Road is closed in all directions. This is due to an event.

North London – From 22:00 today, Thursday until 05:00 on 1 November, Hanger Lane Gyratory (North Circular Road) and its approaches will have restrictions in place on various Monday to Friday nights, excluding 28/29 September and 5/26/27 October. This is to facilitate maintenance works.

Central London – From 10:00 until 14:00 on Friday, there will be some short traffic holds on roads including Giltspur Street, Newgate Street, King Edward Street, Museum of London roundabout, St Martins le Grand, Gresham Street and Guildhall. This is for an event.

Central London – From 22:00 on Saturday until 06:00 on Monday, eastbound lane closures will be in place at Marylebone Road (eastbound) at the junction of York Gate. This is for Thames Water work.

Central London – From 19:00 on Saturday until midday on Sunday, a westbound lane closure will be in place on Jamaica Road between Southwark Park and St James’s Road. There will be no access to Jamaica Road westbound for traffic heading northbound on adjoining roads. Queen Elizabeth Street will also be closed westbound between Tooley Street and Tower Bridge Road. Stop/go boards will be used on Old Jamaica Road, Thurland Road, and Abbey Street. This is due to an event.

Finsbury Park – From 21:45 until 23:15 on Saturday and 21:15 until 22:45 on Sunday, Stroud Green Road between Tollington Park and Seven Sisters Road may be closed. This is due to an event.

Wembley – From 11:00 until 22:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 22:00 on Monday until 06:00 on Thursday, Shaftesbury Avenue between Piccadilly Circus and Rupert Street will be closed. This is for crane work.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Portugal Street for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street due to works


22/09/2017 |

Your Transport Schedule for the weekend of 15 September 2017

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London Underground

Circle line
On Saturday there will be no service between Edgware Road and Hammersmith while we test new signalling and replace track at Latimer Road.

Hammersmith & City line
On Saturday trains will not run between Edgware Road and Hammersmith. This is to allow us to test new signalling and replace track at Latimer Road.

Metropolitan line
On Sunday trains will not run between Aldgate and Wembley Park before 09:30 and after 20:30. This is to allow us to replace track and signalling between Baker Street and Finchley Road.

Northern line
There will be no Friday Night Tube service between Charing Cross and Stockwell, from approximately 00:45 until 01:30 on Saturday morning. This is in preparation for the Northern line extension.

London Overground
Tonight, Thursday, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:30, due to Network Rail track work.

All weekend trains will not run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon for Network Rail track work.

On Sunday and every day until 22 October there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail continue major works to enable new, longer trains to run from spring 2018.

TfL Rail
On Saturday trains will not run between Liverpool Street and Stratford. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work

DLR
All weekend there is no service between Stratford and Bow Church. This is due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination:

Wembley – From 14:00 until 21:30 on Saturday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

North London – From 08:00 on Saturday until 18:00 on Sunday, one lane will be closed on Seven Sisters Road (N4) (Southbound) between Alexandra Grove and Queen’s Drive. This is due to Thames Water work.

Central London – On Saturday from 06:00 until 23:00 Bermondsey Street, between Crucifix Lane and Long Lane, will be closed. Tanner Street between Bermondsey Street and Tower Bridge Road and Leathermarket Street will also be closed. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 15:00 until 17:00 on Saturday, there will be traffic holds on roads including Temple Place, Northumberland Avenue, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Bridge Street and Victoria Embankment. This is due to a march.

Central London – From 22:00 on Saturday until 14:00 on Sunday, Lambeth Bridge will be closed in all directions. The northbound bus lane on Albert Embankment approaching Lambeth Bridge will also be restricted during these hours. This is due to an event.

Harrow – From 08:00 until 12:00 on Sunday, there will be road closures on roads including High Street, Headstone Drive, Headstone Lane, Uxbridge Road, St Thomas’ Drive, Paines Lane and Pinner Road. This is due to an event.

A406 Staples Corner Flyover – From 22:00 on Monday until 05:00 on Tuesday, the flyover will be closed to eastbound traffic. From 22:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Wednesday, the flyover will be closed to westbound traffic. This is for resurfacing work.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Wembley – From 14:00 until 21:30 on Saturday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

North London – From 08:00 on Saturday until 18:00 on Sunday, one lane will be closed on Seven Sisters Road (N4) (Southbound) between Alexandra Grove and Queen’s Drive. This is due to Thames Water work.

Central London – On Saturday from 06:00 until 23:00 Bermondsey Street, between Crucifix Lane and Long Lane, will be closed. Tanner Street between Bermondsey Street and Tower Bridge Road and Leathermarket Street will also be closed. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 15:00 until 17:00 on Saturday, there will be traffic holds on roads including Temple Place, Northumberland Avenue, Whitehall, Parliament Street, Bridge Street and Victoria Embankment. This is due to a march.

Central London – From 22:00 on Saturday until 14:00 on Sunday, Lambeth Bridge will be closed in all directions. The northbound bus lane on Albert Embankment approaching Lambeth Bridge will also be restricted during these hours. This is due to an event.

Harrow – From 08:00 until 12:00 on Sunday, there will be road closures on roads including High Street, Headstone Drive, Headstone Lane, Uxbridge Road, St Thomas’ Drive, Paines Lane and Pinner Road. This is due to an event.

A406 Staples Corner Flyover – From 22:00 on Monday until 05:00 on Tuesday, the flyover will be closed to eastbound traffic. From 22:00 on Tuesday until 05:00 on Wednesday, the flyover will be closed to westbound traffic. This is for resurfacing work.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend
South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street Cardinal Place and Portugal Street for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment
Rodney Street and Sackville Street due to works
Strand due to an event


15/09/2017 |

Your Transport Info for the weekend – 8/9/2017 – Arrive Alive

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London Underground

Circle line
All weekend trains will not run on the entire line. This is while we test new signalling at Baker Street and Edgware Road.

District line
There will be no service between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington while we test new signalling at Baker Street and Edgware Road.

Hammersmith & City line
Trains will not run between Hammersmith and Kings Cross St. Pancras as we test new signalling at Baker Street and Edgware Road.

Metropolitan line
There will be no service between Aldgate and Wembley Park. This is to allow for track and drainage replacement work between Baker Street and Finchley Road.

London Overground
All weekend there will be no trains between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction, due to Network Rail infrastructure and track work, as well as Earls Court development work.

All day Saturday and until 15:30 on Sunday there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail carry out major work to enable new, longer trains to run from 2018.

On Sunday there will be no service between Euston and Kilburn High Road until 12:00 and after 20:30, due to Network Rail track work.

From Monday to Thursday next week, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:30, due to Network Rail track work.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed or stop short of their normal destination:

A406 Staples Corner Flyover – Until late September, various lane and road closures are in place on the flyover, including a full closure from 22:00 tomorrow, Friday, until 05:00 on Monday. This is for essential maintenance works.

City of London – Until the end of October, Bishopsgate is closed southbound between Camomile Street and Threadneedle Street. This is for utility work.

Central London – From 11:00 until 17:00 on Saturday, there will be road closures and traffic holds on roads including Park Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, St James’s Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is due to a march.

Central London – From 22:00 until 23:30 on Saturday and from 21:30 until 23:00 on Sunday, Park Lane will be closed and the Knightsbridge eastbound slip to Hyde Park Corner may also be closed. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 07:30 until 12:30 on Sunday, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. This is for a ceremonial event.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

A406 Staples Corner Flyover – Until late September, various lane and road closures are in place on the flyover, including a full closure from 22:00 tomorrow, Friday, until 05:00 on Monday. This is for essential maintenance works.

City of London – Until the end of October, Bishopsgate is closed southbound between Camomile Street and Threadneedle Street. This is for utility work.

Central London – From 11:00 until 17:00 on Saturday, there will be road closures and traffic holds on roads including Park Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, St James’s Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is due to a march.

Central London – From 22:00 until 23:30 on Saturday and from 21:30 until 23:00 on Sunday, Park Lane will be closed and the Knightsbridge eastbound slip to Hyde Park Corner may also be closed. Roads within Hyde Park will be closed from 11:00 until 23:00 on Saturday and 09:30 until 23:00 on Sunday. This is due to an event.

Central London – From 07:30 until 12:30 on Sunday, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. This is for a ceremonial event

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, and Cardinal Place, for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, Sun Street, Montgomery Square and Dorset Square for site redevelopment Rodney Street, due to works


08/09/2017 |

Lekker Sokkie & Picnic

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EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION

Event Date 02-Sep-2017 18:00
Location Virginia Water Community Association

Bring jou piekniek mandjie en kom sluit by ons aan vir ‘n gesellige aand van dans en kuier. Die dans baan staan reg vir al die uitgehongerde Suid Afrikaners wat bietjie ‘n draaitjie wil kom gooi.

Toegang is gratis – bring net jou eie drink- en eetgoed.

Bring your picnic basket and come and join us for a pleasant evening of dance and get together. The dance floor is ready to receive all those hungry South Africans that would like to bust a few moves.

Entry is free – just bring your own beverages and nibbles.


30/08/2017 |

Here is your Transport update for the weekend in London

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London Underground

District line
Trains will not run between Plaistow and Dagenham East while we carry out track replacement work at Barking.

Hammersmith & City line
There will be no service between Plaistow and Barking. This is to allow us to replace track at East Ham.

London Overground
All weekend, there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail carry out major works to enable new, longer trains to run from 2018.

DLR
There will be no service between Westferry and Island Gardens, via Canary Wharf, due to track work.

Buses
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed or stop short of their normal destination:

Wembley – From 13:00 until 20:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – Until 23:00 on 27 August, Whitehall is closed southbound. There is no access to Parliament Square or Bridge Street. This is for utility works.

Islington – Until early November, Upper Street is closed southbound between Liverpool Road and City Road. There is also no access from Liverpool Road. This is for Thames Water works.

Advance notice: London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday 26 August until 05:00 on Tuesday 29 August, Tooley Street will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for Network Rail work.

Advance notice: A406 Staples Corner Flyover – From Monday 28 August until late September, various lane and road closures will be in place on the flyover.

Roads
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Wembley – From 13:00 until 20:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to an event.

Central London – Until 23:00 on 27 August, Whitehall is closed southbound. There is no access to Parliament Square or Bridge Street. This is for utility works.

Islington – Until early November, Upper Street is closed southbound between Liverpool Road and City Road. There is also no access from Liverpool Road. This is for Thames Water works.

Advance notice: London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday 26 August until 05:00 on Tuesday 29 August, Tooley Street will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for Network Rail work.

Advance notice: A406 Staples Corner Flyover – From Monday 28 August until late September, various lane and road closures will be in place on the flyover.

National Rail
Waterloo station improvement work – Until Monday 28 August, some Tube, rail and bus services in southwest London will be much busier than usual, due to Network Rail’s improvement works at Waterloo station.

Thameslink programme works – From Saturday 26 August until Saturday 2 September, Southeastern trains will not serve Charing Cross, Waterloo East or London Bridge stations while Network Rail carries out improvement works as part of the Thameslink programme. Fewer Southeastern trains will run and all services will be busier. Cannon Street and Victoria stations will be exceptionally busy with queuing systems in place.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• South Quay West, Bourne Street, Foley Street, Sun Street and Cardinal Place for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street, for works
• Montgomery Square and Dorset Square, for site redevelopment
• Grafton Street, Bruton Street and Norton Folgate, for utility works


18/08/2017 |

InterNations London “Summer Happiness” Social @ DSTRKT Lounge.

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Hosted by the London Ambassador

OFFICIAL EVENT

Starts in 2 days
Sat 19 Aug 19:00 – 23:00

DSTRKT Lounge
9 Rupert St, London W1D 6DG
London

Ready to Join?

We are excited to invite you to the next InterNations London “Summer Happiness” Social at trendy DSTRKT lounge, London Club & Bar Awards 2016 winner. Join us for socializing with expats, global minds and like-minded people in the West End! Let’s mingle in a cosmopolitan atmosphere in a light music background. Welcome to stay for the club night!

Dress to impress (smart, business, glamorous). Government-issued ID is required for entry (no entry without ID). The club offers one welcome drink for guests arriving between 19:00 to 20:00. The welcome desk closes 21:00, please arrive until then (all late arrivals at or after 21:00 are 15 GBP guest price for everyone).

Make sure to sign up to benefit from the reduced guest list prices! You’re welcome to come with friends (15 GBP for guests if not signed up).


17/08/2017 |
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