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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.​

Health and social care


Help for adultsAdult social care - help for adults

Social services, residential homes, day centres, support for living at home, keeping warm in winter.

Children and family careChildren and family care

Find activities at your local children's centre, get a short break for a disabled child and find out about child protection.

Safeguarding childrenSafeguarding children

Find out about the Newham Safeguarding Children Board, and find advice and training on safeguarding for professionals and volunteers.

Fostering and adoptionFostering and adoption

Who can adopt and foster and how to apply to adopt or be a foster carer.

Domestic violenceDomestic violence

Spot the signs and find out how to report domestic abuse.

Looked-after children and leaving careLooked-after children and leaving care

What help and support you can get when you are looked after by us and when you leave care.