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Weekend Closures of the Blackwall Tunnel May – July 2024

There will be a series of weekend closures to the southbound Blackwall Tunnel and southbound traffic will need to seek alternative routes.  18-20 May 1-3 June 8-10 June 29 June – 1 July Northbound traffic will not be affected by the closures and will be diverted via the southbound tunnel when required  

BODS & PSV (Accessibility Information) Regulations 2023 – The unintended consequences on the Coach Industry

A challenge for many of us working in transport is keeping track of legislation. For example, the deregulation and the subsequent opportunities for reregulation of the bus network, has introduced new Acts of Parliament and repealed many aspects of earlier Acts, making it, at times, quite difficult for the layperson and, I suspect, the professional … Continue reading “BODS & PSV (Accessibility Information) Regulations 2023 – The unintended consequences on the Coach Industry”

Windsor – Coach Park link to town centre reopens

Refurbishment of the footbridge in Windsor which links the coach park with the town centre is due to be completed shortly, allowing the bridge to reopen, provisionally on Tuesday 7 May. The footbridge, which is considered by many to be the gateway into Windsor, has been shut since the start of the year to allow … Continue reading “Windsor – Coach Park link to town centre reopens”

We Are Recruiting – Director of Operations

As part of our continued expansion, the UKCOA is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the exciting new role of Director of Operations. This will be a key position within the Association, responsible for moving forward issues that most affect coach operators. These currently include accessibility, decarbonisation, school transport, drivers’ hours and recruitment. If … Continue reading “We Are Recruiting – Director of Operations”

The Strand: Saturday 11 – Sunday 12 May 2024

Contractors working on behalf of Thames Water will be carrying a water connection on the Strand. To facilitate these works there will be a westbound directional closure of the Strand at the junction of Essex Street. 08:00 Saturday 11 May until 17:00 Sunday 12 May 2024  

Praed Street: Friday 3 – Monday 6 May 2024

Contractors working on behalf of Westminster County Council will be carrying out resurfacing works causing a full road closure of Praed Street between Spring Street and Norfolk Place (including London Street). 21:00 Friday 3 May until 05:00 Monday 6 May 2024 Tour buses will need to divert but should still be able to access the … Continue reading “Praed Street: Friday 3 – Monday 6 May 2024”

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