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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.​

Major transport projects


Crossrail in NewhamCrossrail in Newham

The Elizabeth line will bring faster journey times for Newham residents and improve the environment outside some stations along the route.

Stratford town centre improvementsStratford town centre improvements

We are working with Transport for London to improve Stratford Gyratory, the one-way traffic system around Stratford Shopping Centre.