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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 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 |

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 |

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

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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 |

Jolly Waggoner – Stay Near London Heathrow Airport.

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Situated a 5-minute drive from Heathrow Airport but close to transport links to Central London, Jolly Waggoner offers accommodation with an adjacent restaurant and bar. Free WiFi is accessible throughout the property, and free parking is possible on site.

Each room here will provide guests with a TV with satellite channels. Each room is en suite with a shower and WC. The property has an outside seating area with a barbecue.

Local shops, bars and restaurants can be found within a 10-minute walk in Hounslow. Hounslow West Underground Station is less than 1.6 km from the property.

Twickenham Stadium is a 15-minute drive from Jolly Waggoner

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

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06/06/2017 |

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

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

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26/05/2017 |

Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 – First Edition Restaurant offers runway views.

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Just off highway A4, the Thistle London Heathrow provides a 24-hour front desk and Heathrow Terminal 5 is just a 5-minute drive away. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The bedrooms at Thistle Heathrow each have a flat-screen TV with Freeview cable channels. The rooms also feature air conditioning, soundproofing and a work desk.

First Edition Restaurant offers runway views, and provides a varied menu for evening dining. The Lounge Bar serves drinks and light snacks, and buffet breakfasts are available daily starting at 6 am.

Heathrow Terminals 1-4 are a 15-minute drive away, and the M25 and M4 highways are a 5-minute drive away. On-site parking is available, and historic Windsor is just 15 minutes away by car.

This hotel provides direct access to the revolutionary ULTra pods network, an eco-friendly personal rapid transit system, reaching Terminal 5 in only 5 minutes. Guests can also travel to any other Terminal for free via the Heathrow Express.

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

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

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02/05/2017 |

Radisson Blu Edwardian 4 star Hotel, Heathrow

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Located just 5 minutes’ drive from London Heathrow Airport, the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Heathrow is decorated with Oriental artefacts and designer furniture. Free Wi-Fi is available and a health spa features on site.

An airport shuttle service stops at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Heathrow and offers transfers to terminals 1 to 5 within 30 minutes. London Victoria is a 45-minute rail journey from Heathrow Underground Station, which is situated within the airport.

A bath and a shower are included in each modern bathroom, some bathrooms have marble tiles. A satellite TV, tea and coffee facilities, a hairdryer and a mini bar are included in each air conditioned room.

Guests can dine in the Steak & Lobster restaurant which offers freshly cooked dishes with unlimited fries and salad. Vegetarian options are also available, along with a wine list and refreshing beers. Annayu restaurant offers a unique blend of classic and contemporary Indian cuisine.

A sauna and steam room feature in the Pegasus Health Spa. There is a range of treatments available and a gym.

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

Available facilities
– Airport Shuttle
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– Spa
– Non-Smoking Rooms

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27/04/2017 |

Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport

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Just a 5-minute drive from Heathrow Airport, Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport has an airport shuttle (at surcharge), fitness centre and on-site restaurant. Historical Windsor, with its racecourse and castle, is a 15-minute drive away.

The modern bedrooms at Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport feature air conditioning and satellite TVs with on-demand movies. Rooms also have a work desk and Wi-Fi access.

WiFi is provided free of charge in all public areas for 30 minutes per guest. A private taxi service is available on request for a surcharge.

Destination Restaurant serves an international menu and wine list. The comfortable bar offers beverages and light snacks, and a generous breakfast buffet is available daily. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow Airport is a 2-minute drive from the M4 motorway, and on-site parking is available. Legoland Windsor is a 20-minute drive away, and central London is a 25-minute drive.

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.

Most Popular Facilities
– Airport Shuttle
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Spa
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Fitness Center

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25/04/2017 |
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