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TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, 13.7.18

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Advanced notice

From 6 August until mid-September 2018, there will be no access to Victoria Embankment for westbound vehicles beyond Southwark Bridge. This is to allow Cadent Gas to undertake investigatory works on a gas main. Delays are expected. If your journey would normally use Embankment for destinations beyond the Westminster Bridge, you will need to use an alternative route such as the Inner Ring Road north towards Euston Road or south towards Vauxhall Bridge. If you do not need access to central London, using routes such as the A406 North Circular, the A205 South Circular or the M25 could mean a quicker journey.

Road closures

Central London

On Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July, South Carriage Drive and West Carriage Drive will be closed from 11:00 each day. Between 21:00 and 23:45, Park Lane will be closed between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner, as will the eastbound up-slip from Knightsbridge to Hyde Park Corner. This is due to an event.

Westminster

On Friday 13 July, there will be road closures along Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Pall Mall East, Whitehall and their approaches. This is due to a march taking place from Portland Place, to either Parliament Square or Trafalgar Square.

Central London

From 12:00 on Saturday 14 July, there will be road closures from Nine Elms to Whitehall via Vauxhall Gyratory, Albert Embankment. This includes Lambeth Palace Road, Westminster Bridge, Victoria Embankment and Horse Guards Avenue. From 13:00, there will be road closures from Old Palace Yard to Whitehall via Milbank and Parliament Square. This is due to marches.

Twickenham Rugby Stadium

From 14:00 until 23:59 on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July, traffic levels are expected to increase in the area around Twickenham Rugby Stadium. Roads likely to be affected are the A316 Chertsey Road and all roads leading to Twickenham Station and around the stadium. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the concert to assist with crowd movements and diversions will be implemented in the Twickenham area. This is due to an event.

Westminster

From 05:30 until 18:00 on Sunday 15 July, there will be road closures around Victoria Street, Aldwych, Regent Street and Piccadilly. From 05:30, Piccadilly will be closed in both directions between Hyde Park Corner and Piccadilly Circus. From 06:00, Whitehall will be closed between Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square. All remaining closures will be implemented at 07:00 and will be removed by 18:00. This is due to an annual event.

Charlie Brown’s Roundabout

From 21:00 until 05:00 every weekday until Monday 23 July, works will take place to improve the roundabout to minimise traffic disruption. From 21:00 until 05:00 every day until Thursday 12 July, the A406 will have lane closures clockwise/eastbound and the Southend Road off-slip will be closed between the junction and Lechmere Avenue. Chigwell Road (north) will be access only between Broadmead Road and Raven Road junctions with no access to the A1400. There will be no access to or from Latchett Road and Maybank Road from the A1400 Southend Road. Alternative diversion routes will be sign-posted on the site.

Tunnel closures

 

A406 Fore Street tunnel closed in both directions from 22:00 today, Thursday 12 July, until Friday 05:00 on Friday 13 July

 

A12 George Green tunnel closed eastbound, from 22:00 on Friday 13 until 05:00 on Saturday 14 July

 

Blackwall Tunnel closed southbound between 01:00 and 08:00 on Sunday 15 June

 

Eltham Tunnel Lane 2s closed in both directions, from 22:00 on Sunday 15 until 05:00 on Monday 16 July

 

A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel closed in both directions from 22:00 on Monday 16 until 05:00 on Tuesday 17 July

 

See the latest status update on road travel

News

LoCITY Roadshow

LoCITY is hosting a second series of half-day roadshows, to help commercial vehicle operators explore a wide range of established and emerging ultra-low emission technology. The first of four free-of-charge events will focus on urban distribution HGVs. You’ll hear from fellow operators already trialling alternative fuelled delivery vehicles across their fleets, as well as experts on clean refrigeration, telematics, eco-driving and routing technology. And if you want to explore the vehicles themselves, there will be a wide range on display aimed at the urban distribution sector. It is free to attend, but you must register in advance.

Date: 18 July

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Address: Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Langhorn Drive, Twickenham, TW2 7SX

TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, July 5th

 

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Advanced notice

From 6 August until mid-September 2018, there will be no access to Victoria Embankment for westbound vehicles beyond Southwark Bridge. This is to allow Cadent Gas to undertake investigatory works on a gas main. Delays are expected. If your journey would normally use Embankment for destinations beyond the Westminster Bridge, you will need to use an alternative route such as the Inner Ring Road north towards Euston Road or south towards Vauxhall Bridge. If you do not need access to central London, using routes such as the A406 North Circular, the A205 South Circular or the M25 could mean a quicker journey.

Road closures

Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Until 23:00 on Sunday 15 July, there will be increased traffic levels and pedestrian activity around Southfields, Wimbledon Village, Wimbledon town centre and the area around the Wimbledon tennis Complex on Church Road and Wimbledon Park Road. These are likely to be affected by traffic delays and parking restrictions. Parking restrictions will be in force and traffic delays can be expected in these areas for the duration of the tournament.

Hyde Park

On Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July, South Carriage Drive and West Carriage Drive will be closed each day from 11:00. From 21:00 until 23:45 each day, Park Lane between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner and the eastbound up-slip from Knightsbridge to Hyde Park Corner will be closed. Expect larger than normal numbers of pedestrians in the area. This is due to an event.

A201 between Ludgate Hill and Stamford Street

From 05:00 until 12:00 on Sunday 8 July, temporary traffic holds will be in place for a 3 minute duration, 4 times an hour. From 05:00 to 23:00, Queen Victoria Street will be closed in both directions. This is to facilitate filming.

Charlie Brown’s Roundabout

From 21:00 until 05:00 every weekday from Monday 9 until Monday 23 July, works will take place to improve the roundabout to minimise traffic disruption. From 21:00 on Monday 9 until 05:00 on Thursday 12 July, the A406 will have lane closures clockwise/eastbound and the Southend Road off-slip will be closed between the junction and Lechmere Avenue. Chigwell Road (north) will be access only between Broadmead Road and Raven Road junctions with no access to the A1400. There will be no access to or from Latchett Road and Maybank Road from the A1400 Southend Road. Alternative diversion routes will be sign-posted on the site.

Westminster

From 18:00 on Tuesday 10 July, there will be various road closures in the St James’s Park area. This will include the following roads: Constitution Hill, The Mall, Birdcage Walk, Marlborough Road and Victoria Street between Artillery Road and Parliament Square. The outside lane on the western side of Parliament Square will also be closed. This is due to an event.

 

Tunnel closures

 

A406 Fore Street tunnel closed in both directions from 22:00 today, Thursday 5 July, until 05:00 on Friday 6 July

 

A12 George Green tunnel closed westbound, from 22:00 on Friday 6 until 05:00 on Saturday 7 July

 

Eltham Tunnel Lane 2s closed in both directions, from 22:00 on Sunday 8 until 05:00 on Monday 9 July

 

A13 Underpass closed in both directions between Prince Regent and Movers Lane underpasses, from 23:59 on Sunday 8 until 05:00 on Monday 9 July

 

A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel closed in both directions. From 22:00 on Monday 9 until 05:00 on Tuesday 10 July

 

See the latest status update on road travel

News

LoCITY Roadshow

LoCITY is hosting a second series of half-day roadshows, to help commercial vehicle operators explore a wide range of established and emerging ultra-low emission technology. The first of four free-of-charge events will focus on urban distribution HGVs. You’ll hear from fellow operators already trialling alternative fuelled delivery vehicles across their fleets, as well as experts on clean refrigeration, telematics, eco-driving and routing technology. And if you want to explore the vehicles themselves, there will be a wide range on display aimed at the urban distribution sector. It is free to attend, but you must register in advance.

Date: 18 July

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Address: Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Langhorn Drive, Twickenham, TW2 7SX

TFL | Road Freight Traffic Information, 29th June 18

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Road closures

Highbury Corner

From today, Thursday 28 June until late 2019, roads in and around Highbury Corner will be busier than usual. This is due to construction work to introduce two-way traffic and build a new cycle route.

Community Festival, Finsbury Park

From 09:30 Friday 29 June until 23:59 Sunday 1 July, parts of Seven Sisters Road will be closed as pedestrian levels increase. From approximately 22:00 until 23:15 on 29 and 30 June and 1 July, and from approximately 21:30 until 22:45 on 1 July, Seven Sisters Road will be closed between Hornsey Road and Green Lanes, as well as some adjoining roads. Stroud Green Road will also be closed between Upper Tollington Park and Seven Sisters Road.

NHS is 70 march, Westminster

From 12:00 until 17:00 on Saturday 30 June, there will be road closures from Whitehall to Trafalgar Square via Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus and Haymarket, as well as their approaches.

Summer Streets event, Regent Street

From Sunday 1 July until Sunday 22 July, Regents Street will be closed from 08:00 until 20:00 each Sunday, between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Street in both directions and southbound between Mortimer Street and Oxford Street. On Sunday 15 July, this closure will start from 07:00. New Burlington Street will be closed between 05:00 and 21:00 each Sunday during this period.

Wimbledon Tennis Championships

From 08:00 Monday 2 July until 23:00 Sunday 15 July, there will be increased traffic levels and pedestrian activity around Southfields, Wimbledon Village, Wimbledon town centre and the area around the Wimbledon tennis Complex on Church Road and Wimbledon Park Road. These are likely to be affected by traffic delays and parking restrictions.

Tunnel closures

 

Blackwall Tunnel closed northbound from 01:00 until 08:00 on Sunday 1 July

 

Rotherhithe Tunnel closed in both directions from 22:00 on Monday 2 until 05:00 on Tuesday 3 July

 

See the latest status update on road travel

News

LoCITY Roadshow

LoCITY is hosting a second series of half-day roadshows, to help commercial vehicle operators explore a wide range of established and emerging ultra-low emission technology. The first of four free-of-charge events will focus on urban distribution HGVs. You’ll hear from fellow operators already trialling alternative fuelled delivery vehicles across their fleets, as well as experts on clean refrigeration, telematics, eco-driving and routing technology. And if you want to explore the vehicles themselves, there will be a wide range on display aimed at the urban distribution sector. It is free to attend, but you must register in advance.

Date: 18 July

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Address: Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Langhorn Drive, Twickenham, TW2 7SX

Euro VI retrofit technology survey

FTA and RHA are seeking feedback on members’ interest in Euro VI retrofit technology. To comply with the Ultra Low Emission Zone in London and Clean Air Zones (CAZ) proposed elsewhere in the UK, operators of pre-Euro VI/6 diesel-engined vehicles must choose whether to replace or retrofit their vehicles or pay a daily charge to access the zones (in Scotland non-compliant vehicles will be banned from cities with Low Emission Zones). Your help in completing this survey will assist in identifying the vehicle makes, models and applications where demand for retrofit systems is greatest. The survey may be found here.

Social Cohesion Workshop

The Council is looking at reviewing the way it works with partners to promote community cohesion and integration within the borough. We have commissioned an expert in the field, Ted Cantle from the Institute of Community Cohesion (iCoCo), to look at our approach and practice in a number of different areas. As part of this, we want to have discussion about employment issues relevant to the Council and local employer organisations. Please do come along to be part of the conversation. 

The session will take place on Wednesday 11 July 2018 from 8:30-10:00am at Room 701, Lynton House (255-259 High Road, Ilford IG1 1NN).

 We want to discuss:

  • Local labour market
  • Employment segregation/integration
  • Achieving diversity and equality in the workplace
  • Patterns of integration and segregation
  • Employer role in cohesion

For further information about the event, please contact Sarah Tranter, sarah.tranter@redbridge.gov.uk  tel: 0208 708 2071

 

An evening of Business Networking & World Cup Football

England           v          Belgium 

Date: Thursday 28th June 2018

Venue: The Engine Room, Unit A, Eagle Heights, Lebus Street, Hale Village, Tottenham N17 9FU

3 Minute walk from Tottenham Hale Station.       Parking available on-site (payable)

Event Sponsors: NatWest 

Doors Open: 5:30pm for networking and refreshments

Match Kick Off: 7:00pm

Event Closes: 10:00pm

Ticket Price: NLCCE Members     £15.00*

                       Non-Members          £20.00*

*Ticket price includes Pizza and Salad and one complimentary drink (bottle of peroni beer or small glass of Frappato red or Grillo white wine or soft drink) by LOVENbakery

Payable bar/food also available on the evening

NB: Ticket price is Plus VAT and will incur a small online booking fee

Please invite colleagues and clients

BOOK HERE

I hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you.

 

TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, 25th May 2018

 

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Havering

From 21:00 tonight, Friday 25, until 05:00 on Tuesday 29 May, the A127 will be closed to allow for the demolition of the west side of Ardleigh Green bridge. The road will be closed to through traffic between Gallows Corner and the junction of Ardleigh Green Road and Squirrels Heath Road. Local access will be maintained at all times. Access to Bryant Avenue will still be possible via the A12.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

From 08:00 until 17:30 on Saturday 26 May, roads around the area, including Chelsea Embankment and Chelsea Bridge Road, will be busier than usual.

Premiership and international rugby, Twickenham

From 12:00 until 20:00 on Saturday 26 May, and from 12:00 until 19:00 on Sunday 27 May, all roads leading to Twickenham station and around the stadium will be busier than usual, including Chertsey Road. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed.

Championship and League One playoffs, Wembley

From 14:00 until 21:00 on Saturday 26 May, and from 12:00 until 19:00 on Sunday 27 and Monday 28 May, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road.

Vitality Westminster mile

From 07:00 on Sunday 27 May, internal park roads in St James’s Park will be closed, including The Mall and Spur Road. From 08:00, Birdcage Walk and Horse Guards Road will also be closed, until 13:30 on Monday 28 May. All other park roads will remain closed until 20:00 on Monday 28 May.

Vitality London 10,000, Westminster

From 08:00 until 14:00 on Monday 28 May, the following roads will be closed: The Mall, Trafalgar Square, Strand, Aldwych, Fleet Street, Chancery Lane, Holborn, Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street, King Edward Street, Angel Street, St Martins Le Grand, Cheapside, King Street, Gresham Street, Lothbury, Bartholomew Lane, Threadneedle Street, Bank Junction, Mansion House St, Queen Victoria Street, Cannon Street, New Change, Newgate Street, Holborn Viaduct, New Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, Strand, Whitehall, Parliament St, Parliament Square, Great George Street, Birdcage Walk and Spur Road.

Brixton

From 03:00 on Tuesday 29 May until 03:00 on Sunday 17 June, there will be lane closures on Brixton Road at the Southey Road junction, due to gas main replacement works.

Tunnel Closures

 

A406 Abbey and Harrow Road underpass lane one closed westbound from 23:00 on Friday 25 May until 05:00 on Saturday 26 May

 

Hanger Lane closed eastbound from 23:00 on Friday 25 May until 05:00 on Saturday 26 May

 

A12 lane one (East Cross Route) closed eastbound from Lea Interchange to green man after the off slip, from 22:00 on Saturday 26 May until 05:00 on Sunday 27 May

 

A12 lane one closed southbound after Eastway Tunnel, adjacent to old ford, from 22:00 on Sunday 26 May until 05:00 on Monday 27 May

 

See the latest status update on road travel

Redbridge Means Business – register today!

 

 

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If you are starting or growing your business anywhere in the capital you need to visit the second Redbridge Means Business Expo.

 Join over 300 local businesses for a day of innovation,  inspiration & information on Wednesday 6th June at Redbridge Town Hall, Ilford. 9am-5pm.

The day will include:

•Free professional 1:1 advice across a range of business subjects

•Free informative seminars

•Free speed and informal networking across the day

•Business Question Time – ask a panel of experts about topical business subjects

•Free exhibition with advisors, mentors, business support groups and product and service suppliers.
 

Exhibit And Meet Over 300 Local Businesses

This event is one of the best value ways to meet new clients, launch products & services and gain welcome additional exposure.

If you would like to exhibit, please call 0333 358 3399 or email us at redbridge@yourbusinesscommunity.co.uk.

 

Registration and attendance are free and there are seminars, free 1:1 advice,

networking and a growing list of exhibitors.

 

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TFL | Road Traffic Bulletin, May 18th 2018

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

Central London

From 05:00 today, Thursday 17 May, until 23:59 on Tuesday 22 May, Whitehall and Parliament Street between Horse Guards Avenue and Bridge Street (Parliament Square) will be closed, due to utility works.

Southwark

From 22:00 on Friday 18 May until 05:00 on Monday 21 May, Blackfriars Road (all directions) at the junction of St George’s Circus will be closed, due to a crane operation.

Westminster

From 00:01 on Saturday 19 May until 22:00 on Sunday 27 May, on weekends only during these hours, Victoria Street (both directions) will be closed between Bressenden Place and Buckingham Gate, due to a crane operation.

Westminster

From 09:00 on Saturday 19 May until 18:00 on Sunday 20 May, Charing Cross Road (both directions) will be closed at the junction of Denmark Street, due to utility works.

FA Cup final

From 15:00 until 21:00 on Saturday 19 May, roads around Wembley Stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road.

FA Vase final

From 10:00 until 20:30 on Sunday 20 May, roads around Wembley Stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, A1, A40, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road.

Horse Guards Road

From 15:00 until 21:00 on Sunday 20 May, Horse Guards Road (all directions) will be closed, due to a ceremonial event.

Hackney Half Marathon

Sunday 20 May 2018

 

From 07:00 there will be extensive road closures to facilitate the event, which will start and finish on Hackney Marshes. Up to 16,000 participants are expected together with over 25,000 spectators along the route. There will be a phased road reopening starting at 10:45 with all roads expected to be open by 14:30

 

Tunnel Closures

 

A12 Green Man Tunnel closed both directions from 22:00 on Friday 18 until 05:00 on Saturday 19 May

 

Blackwall Tunnel closed southbound from 01:00 until 08:00 on Sunday 20 May

 

Eltham Tunnel closed from 22:00 on Sunday 20 until 05:00 on Monday 21 May

 

A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel closed both directions from 22:00 on Monday 21 until 05:00 on Tuesday 22 May

 

East India Dock closed both directions from 22:00 on Monday 21 until 06:00 on Tuesday 22 May

 

Barking and Dagenham Transport Plan

Barking and Dagenham are preparing their transport plan and are inviting views on transport issues. You have until 20 May to submit a response and more information can be found here

For the latest status update on road travel, please click here

One Month To Redbridge Means Business

Have You Booked Yet?

If you are starting or growing your business anywhere in the capital you need to visit the second Redbridge Means Business Expo.

Join hundreds of local businesses for a day of innovation, inspiration & information on Wednesday 6th June at Redbridge Town Hall, Ilford.

The day will include:
Free professional 1:1 advice across a range of business subjects
Free informative seminars
Free speed and informal networking across the day
Business Question Time – ask a panel of experts about topical business subjects
Free exhibition with advisors, mentors, business support groups and product and service suppliers.
Registration and attendance are free and there are seminars, free 1:1 advice, networking and a growing list of exhibitors.

Exhibit And Meet Over 300 Local Businesses
This event is one of the best value ways to meet new clients, launch products & services and gain welcome additional exposure.

If you would like to exhibit, please call 0333 358 3399 or email us at redbridge@yourbusinesscommunity.co.uk.