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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.​

Help with transport


Taxi-card and dial-a-rideTaxi-card and dial-a-ride

Find out how you can get around if you have difficulty using public transport.

A freedom passFreedom Pass

A Freedom Pass gives older and disabled people free travel on most public transport in London.

Passenger transport

Our vehicles can be hired for a range of journeys, from school runs and school swimming pool visits to field trips and days out.

Help with school travel costs

If your child is in full-time education and is under 18, he or she may qualify for help with the cost of travelling to school.