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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.​

Website accessibility

Help for website visitors with disabilities.
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​What we've done

  • All images have a written description (alternative text). This gives a meaningful explanation of what the image is about if it fails to load or you are using a screen reader.
  • We use headings to give structure to our pages so it is easier to navigate, especially if you are using a screen reader.
  • We try to write in plain English in a style that is straightforward and easy to understand. We also avoid using jargon.
  • We try to comply with Web Accessibility Initiative Guidelines (WAIG). Our website meets an AA rating where HTML is used.
 
 

What you can do

All modern browsers allow you to change colours and font sizes to suit you.

You can get advice on changing your settings from the BBC my web my way website.

Simply choose your operating system (for example, Windows), your browser (for example, Internet Explorer) and the setting you are trying to change.

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