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Connaught Bridge Closure from Monday 1 October for 3 week The Connaught Bridge by London City Airport has closed to vehicle traffic from today for the next three weeks. This is to allow maintenance work to the bridge. The pedestrian walkway beneath the road bridge remains open. While refurbishment work goes on traffic is being diverted via Gallions Roundabout, Woolwich Manor Way, Albert Road, and Connaught Road. Please allow extra time for any journeys in the area.​
Essential maintenance to our Housing Benefit and Council Tax system ​Between 6.30pm Thursday 18 and 8am Friday 19 October 2018 customers may be unable to access Newham eBenefits, to start or submit Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction claims. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Building control


Building control

Building control

Our surveyors protect people in and around buildings by making sure you follow the law. Find out whether you need building control approval and how to apply for it.

Dangerous structures and public safetyDangerous structures

Whether it is loose scaffolds or a leaning garden wall, a damaged structure can be dangerous. Report it to us.

Demolition controlDemolition control

If you plan to demolish a building in Newham you need to tell us at least six weeks before you start the work.

Scaffolding and hoarding licence

Apply for a permit to put up scaffolding and hoardings around your building site.

Building materials licence

Apply for a permit to store building materials on the street.

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