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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.​

Health and safety


Health and safety at work adviceAdvice

The responsibilities of employers and businesses to protect staff, customers and the public.

Health and safety regulation and inspectionRegulation and inspection

Which types of businesses we inspect and regulate and which are regulated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Health and safety at work - complaints and investigationComplaints and investigation

How to complain about a workplace in Newham and how we investigate complaints and incidents.

Accident reportingAccident reporting

Which workplace accidents you must report and how to report them.

Primary authority

If you operate in more than one council area, partner with us for all your advice and regulation.

Fireworks - storage and selling licences

Find out what licences you need to sell and store fireworks and when you can and can't sell them.