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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.​

Road safety

Speed humpSpeed humps

Find out what speed humps are, why we have them and if you can park on them.

20mph signSpeed limits

Some areas of roads have been restricted to a maximum speed of 20mph rather than 30mph.

Group of school children walking home from schoolSchool travel plans

School travel plans can make the school journey safer, children healthier and improve the school environment.

Yellow road safety cameraRoad safety cameras

We install speed and red light cameras, but the Metropolitan Police maintain them and collect any fines.

Holding handsSafer walking

Walking is great exercise, and there are lots of things you can do to stay safe on pavements and when crossing roads.