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Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge now closed to cyclists and pedestrians too

Due to urgent safety concerns, Hammersmith and Fulham Council have announced on 13th August that Hammersmith Bridge will be closed to all members of the public, including pedestrians and cyclists, following expert technical advice.  Inspections carried out as part of the restoration works identified an existing crack has worsened over the past week. Engineers believe this is…

Hammersmith Bridge

Share your views on Hammersmith Bridge closure

After the news that TfL are now dependent upon funding from the Department for Transport to repair Hammersmith Bridge, Richmond Park MP Sarah Olney is asking residents to share their views and experiences of life since the bridge has been closed to motor traffic. She hopes that the results of the survey will show the impact…

Temporary Hammersmith walking and cycling bridge planned

TfL is carrying out a consultation on a temporary walking and cycling bridge between Hammersmith and Barnes whilst Hammersmith Bridge is undergoing repair works. Public drop-in exhibitions will be taking place, the first in Barnes is on 17 March, according to Richmond Council’s website.  Richmond Council have reviewed proposals for a temporary traffic bridge and met directly with one of…

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Buses on newly altered routes in Barnes due to Hammersmith Bridge closure

After the closure of Hammersmith Bridge due to safety reasons on 10 April, Transport for London initially shortened and altered the route of buses that used to cross the bridge to Hammersmith. Now the transport company is making new changes starting Saturday 18th May for bus routes in the area. Routes 72 and 209 previously…

Hammersmith Bridge Closed Indefinitely

Hammersmith Bridge has been closed to traffic ‘indefinitely’ due to safety concerns. Hammersmith Bridge on its first day of closure Shortly after the annual Boat Race, during which hundreds of pedestrians lined up to cheer their chosen team up the River Thames, the bridge was closed at short notice by Hammersmith and Fulham Council on…

Hammersmith Bridge Closed During Half Term

Hammersmith Bridge will be closed to vehicles at times between Saturday 10 and Sunday 18 February for essential maintenance. The closures will be completed in stages to minimise impacts. You can find detailed information about this on the TfL website but here’s the gist: Saturday 10 until Monday 12 February The bridge will be closed…

Hammersmith Bridge closure – Saturday February 11 to Monday February 20   

Advance warning of disruption due to planned maintenance work on Hammersmith Bridge. The work is being carried out by Hammersmith and Fulham Council and Transport for London (TfL) and is scheduled to start on Saturday, February 11 and end on Monday February 20 (half term week) Hammersmith Bridge is currently operating under severe weight restrictions…