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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 |

Your weekend Transport information for London !!

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Events in central and east London

Until Sunday, the IAAF World Championships are taking place in Stratford and central London. Services to and from Stratford and key interchange stations will be busier than usual before and after the events.

Roads in the St James’s Park area in central London will be closed from 06:00 on Saturday until 05:00 on Monday, due to an event taking place on Sunday.

London Underground

Bakerloo line
On Sunday, there will be no service between Queen’s Park and Harrow & Wealdstone, due to Network Rail track work.

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

Hammersmith & City line
There will be no service between Edgware Road and Hammersmith while we test new signalling and replace track at Latimer Road.

London Overground

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

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.

On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations due to Network Rail track work:
• Euston and Watford Junction
• New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon

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:

South London – Until March next year, there are various lane closures on A23 Brixton Road between Camberwell New Road and Vassall Road. This is for utility works.

Bromley – Until early September, temporary traffic signals will be in place on A21 Bromley Common at the junction of Hayes Lane. This is for utility works.

London Bridge – From midnight on Friday night until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for Network Rail work.

Central London – From midday until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be delays to traffic and road closures on Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Pall Mall East, Trafalgar Square, and Whitehall. This is for a march.

Ealing – From 09:45 until 14:00 on Sunday, there will be delays to traffic and road closures in the area, including Uxbridge Road, Culmington Road, Mattock Lane and Chapel Road. This is for a procession.

Islington – From Wednesday until early November, A1 Islington High Street/Upper Street will be closed southbound between Liverpool Road and City Road. This is for Thames Water works.

Roads

Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

South London – Until March next year, there are various lane closures on A23 Brixton Road between Camberwell New Road and Vassall Road. This is for utility works.

Bromley – Until early September, temporary traffic signals will be in place on A21 Bromley Common at the junction of Hayes Lane. This is for utility works.

London Bridge – From midnight on Friday night until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for Network Rail work.

Central London – From midday until 16:00 on Saturday, there will be delays to traffic and road closures on Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Pall Mall East, Trafalgar Square, and Whitehall. This is for a march.

Ealing – From 09:45 until 14:00 on Sunday, there will be delays to traffic and road closures in the area, including Uxbridge Road, Culmington Road, Mattock Lane and Chapel Road. This is for a procession.

Islington – From Wednesday until early November, A1 Islington High Street/Upper Street will be closed southbound between Liverpool Road and City Road. This is for Thames Water works.

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, for site redevelopment

Enjoy your weekend and stay safe !!


11/08/2017 |

Bristol Summer Braai – The Riverside Inn

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EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION

Event Date 12-Aug-2017 12:00
Location The Riverside Inn

DATE: 29 July 2017

TIME: 12:00 till 17:00

VENUE: in the picnic area just past The Riverside Inn.

Boerewors, Braai Packs, Pap en Sous, soft drinks on sale

Bring your own drinks, salads, braiibroodjies,
games, and family and friends!

Fires ready from 1pm


09/08/2017 |

Shanchuan – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport

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Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a barbecue, Shanchuan offers accommodations in Hounslow, just 3.5 km from Osterley Park.

You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

There is a shared kitchen at the property.

The bed and breakfast also provides car rental. The nearest airport is London Heathrow Airport, 4 km from the property.

This property is also rated for the best value in Hounslow! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Free Parking
– Airport Shuttle
– Free WiFi
– Non-Smoking Rooms

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

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20/06/2017 |

Heathrow Lodge – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport

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With a free morning airport shuttle transfer to Heathrow terminals between 06:00 and 10:30, Monday to Saturday mornings, Heathrow Lodge is just 10 minutes’ drive from each terminal at Heathrow Airport.

The en-suite rooms include tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV. Budget rooms are set in a building adjacent to the main building and include shared bathroom facilities. Budget rooms do not have TV or tea/ coffee-making facilities.

WiFi is accessible only in the main building, at a surcharge.

There are 2 local pubs/restaurants within 3 minutes’ walking distance.

Facilities available:
– Airport Shuttle (free)
– Parking
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– WiFi

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

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13/06/2017 |

ibis London Heathrow Airport – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport

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Just a kilometer from Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 and 3, Ibis Hotel Heathrow Airport has The Hoppa Bus shuttle service, running every 20 minutes from 4:19 am to 11 pm. Guests can reach central London in 45 minutes on the Piccadilly Line, or 15 minutes on the Heathrow Express.

Ibis Hotel Heathrow has air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms and satellite TV. All rooms have tea and coffee-making facilities, a work desk, and fresh, modern décor. Free luggage storage and free Wi-Fi are also available.

The hotel restaurant features a Cafe Restaurant and a bar with plasma-screen TVs and a pool table. There is also a 24-hour snack service.

A free local bus service runs from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Harlington Corner, a 2-minute walk from the hotel. The hotel also has a charged Hoppa shuttle service to and from terminals.

Hotel Ibis Heathrow provides easy access to Windsor Castle, Legoland and Kew Gardens. The M4 and M25 highways are also within easy reach.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in Heathrow! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Airport Shuttle
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Restaurant
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Pet Friendly

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26/05/2017 |

Best Western Airlink Hotel – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport.

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Just 10 minutes’ drive from Heathrow Airport, Airlink Hotel is well located for visitors to Windsor Castle, Legoland and Thorpe Park, all less than 24.1 km away. This hotel offers free WiFi throughout.

Each room has en suite facilities with shower or bath and complementary toiletries. There is a TV, safe, and tea and coffee facilities in all guest rooms at Airlink Hotel.

The hotel restaurant serves north Indian cuisine to guests and non-residents.

Wembley Stadium and Arena are just over 16.1 km from this hotel. The picturesque countryside of Colne Valley Regional Park is around 9.7 km away.

This property is also rated for the best value in Hayes! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Parking
– Free WiFi

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

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24/05/2017 |

The Stanwell Hotel – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport.

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On the eastern perimeter of Heathrow Airport, Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow is a 4-minute walk from Hatton Cross Underground (subway) Station. The modern hotel has a 24-hour front desk and an international restaurant.

The air-conditioned rooms at Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow each have a spacious bathroom with luxury toiletries. Rooms also feature a work desk and a flat-screen TV.

The restaurant serves a varied menu in contemporary surroundings. Guests can enjoy beverages and light snacks in the stylish bar, or try specialty coffees at Costa coffee shop.

Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow is a 10-minute drive from the Heathrow Airport Terminals. On-site parking is available, and the hotel is served by the H9 Hotel Hoppa Bus for Terminals 1 & 3 (service in peak morning and evenings only) and H53 Hotel Hoppa Bus for Terminals 4 & 5. Hounslow center is a 15-minute bus ride away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in Heathrow! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Restaurant
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Fitness Center
– Facilities for Disabled Guests

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

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18/05/2017 |

Royal London Hotel – Situated in the heart of West London.

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Royal London Hotel & Apartments is walking distance from Westfield Shopping Centre and the Olympia Exhibition Space. Free WiFi is accessible throughout.

Royal London Hotel & Apartments offers a variety of room types, with either private or shared bathroom facilities. Each room offers a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a shared lounge for guests to relax in.

Breakfast is included in the room rate. The area is blessed with a variety of shops, bars and eatery options, which are located within a 10-minute walk of the property. Central Hammersmith and the Apollo theatre and music venue are 13 minutes away by public transport.

Shepherd’s Bush Underground and Overground Stations are an 8-minute walk from the property, and from here a Tube ride to Central London takes 15 minutes. Heathrow Airport is 45 minutes from Royal London Hotel & Apartments House by public transport.

Hammersmith and Fulham is a great choice for travelers interested in parks, entertainment and museums.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in London! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Daily Housekeeping
– Grounds

to view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

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16/05/2017 |
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