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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.​

Emergencies


Current emgergency situationsCurrent emergency situations

Find details of any current civil emergencies in Newham.

FloodingFlooding

What to do if there is a flood and how to protect your home.

Planning for emergencies: Advice for businesses Business continuity advice

How to prepare for an emergency and make a plan to protect your staff and business if something happens.

Emergency planEmergency plan

How to plan for possible emergencies including what to include in a grab bag.

Failure of utilitiesFailure of utilities

Advice about what you can do if you are left without electricity, gas or water.

Severe weatherSevere weather

How to look after yourself during extremely hot or cold weather.