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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 |

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 |

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 |

London Travel Update for Weekend Underground, Rail, Bus and Road Users

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This weekly London travel update will help you get around London this weekend, 18-19 March. With only one London Underground line affected by planned works, most of the network will be open with services running as normal. Please check if any of the following affect you:

London Underground:

Northern line

There will be no service between Archway and High Barnet/Mill Hill East from approximately 01:25 on Saturday and all day on Sunday. This is to allow for track improvement work at Highgate and High Barnet.

London Overground:

All weekend there will be no service 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 and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick
• Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction until 11:45, due to Network Rail track work

DLR:

There will be no service between Bow Church and Stratford all weekend. This is for Crossrail construction work at Pudding Mill Lane.

TfL Rail:

All weekend, trains will not run on the entire line. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

There is no service between Brentwood and Shenfield until late May. This is while Network Rail carry out major work at Shenfield to upgrade tracks, signalling and overhead lines.

Emirates Air Line

The Emirates Air Line is closed for planned maintenance work. It will reopen on Monday.

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:

Tulse Hill – From 22:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Monday, and for the following two consecutive weekends, there will be lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place on Thurlow Park Road between St Faith’s Road and Birkbeck Hill. This is for Network Rail bridge work.

London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for road works. From 05:00 on Monday, the closure of Tooley Street will revert back to eastbound only.

Victoria – From 08:00 until 20:00 on Saturday, and between the same times on Sunday, Victoria Street will be closed in both directions between Bressenden Place and Palace Street. This is for pedestrian crossing works.

Central London – From 11:30 until 17:00 on Saturday, roads in the area will be busier than usual and may be subject to closures, including Regent Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is for a march.

Central London – From 06:00 until 16:00 on Sunday, various roads will be closed for a parade.

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

Tulse Hill – From 22:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Monday, and for the following two consecutive weekends, there will be lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place on A205 Thurlow Park Road (South Circular) between St Faith’s Road and Birkbeck Hill. This is for Network Rail bridge work.

London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for road works. From 05:00 on Monday, the closure of Tooley Street will revert back to eastbound only.

Victoria – From 08:00 until 20:00 on Saturday, and between the same times on Sunday, Victoria Street will be closed in both directions between Bressenden Place and Palace Street. This is for pedestrian crossing works.

Central London – From 11:30 until 17:00 on Saturday, roads in the area will be busier than usual and may be subject to closures, including Regent Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is for a march.

Central London – From 06:00 until 16:00 on Sunday, various roads will be closed for a parade.

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• Grosvenor Crescent, for utility works
• Kingsway, for repair works
• South Quay West, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Foley Street, for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street, Tallis Street and West Smithfield Rotunda, for works
• Wellington Street, for site extension

For the latest update on docking station availability, please click here

TfL is sorry for any disruption that works this weekend may cause you.


17/03/2017 |
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