London Underground trade unions are planning a 24-hour strike on the Tube from 18:30 on Wednesday 5 August. If the strike goes ahead, Tube services will stop running from 18:30 on Wednesday 5 August until Friday 7 August. There will be no Tubes on Thursday 6 August. We are expecting normal service to resume on Friday. London Underground, Overground and TfL rail services are also set to run as per usual but are likely to be busier than normal. All passengers are advised to check their journey before they travel and allow additional time to get to their destination.
Click here for regular status updates.
Saturday 8 (05:00 - 19:00) - Sunday 9 August (05:00 - 18:00) apart from Canary Wharf (closed between 04:00 - 18:00): The London Triathlon is taking place and is likely to cause severe disruption for passengers travelling by road to London City Airport. Docklands Light Railway (DLR) services will not be affected and London City Airport station will be open. London Underground, Overground and TfL rail services are also set to run as per usual but are likely to be busier than normal. All passengers are advised to check their journey before they travel and allow additional time to get to their destination.
Click here here to view the road closure information and map.
Click here to download all road closure information for Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th August.
The installation of the new 1st floor in the terminal at London City Airport was marked with a topping-out ceremony today.
Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive London City Airport was joined by Kevin Murphy, CEO ExCel London, to commemorate the fitting of the 1st floor in the terminal, an important milestone in the airport’s £7 million terminal improvements project.
The renovation works, consisting of three phases, commenced early spring with phase one seeing the fitting of piles, steel columns and beams spanning across the concourse all in preparation for the installation of the new floor. The second and third phase of the project will see the installation of a new stair case and 6 new security search lanes.
Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive London City Airport commented, “The 1st floor fitting marks an important milestone in the terminal renovation works. Increasing the handling capacity of the security search facility will maintain and uphold the airports high level of customer service and we look forward to completion.”
The first floor works take place during the airport’s nightly and weekend closure times to ensure there is no disruption to passengers. The programme is scheduled to be complete in early 2011.
The renovation works of London City Airport’s terminal are being undertaken by A.A Lovegrove Ltd, designed and project managed by Atkins Design & Engineering.
For more on media relations.
For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.
Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132Email Jeremy directly >
Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132Email Charlotte directly >
Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163
Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.