Until the end of October 2020, London Bridge is closed in both directions to all traffic except coaches and buses, licensed taxis, motorcyclists and cyclists. However, the journey over the bridge may take longer than normal.
Advance notice that Abingdon Street, which is part of the road network from Millbank to Parliament Square will be closed from Monday 27 April until early July 2020 for security gate installation work. Traffic will be diverted via Horseferry Road and Marsham Street.
Broad Sanctuary (the road that leads from Victoria Street to Parliament Square, by Westminster Abbey) will be closed eastbound from 1 to 23 April 2020. For coaches travelling towards Whitehall, turn right at Great Smith Street, ahead Marsham Street, left into Horseferry Road, then Millbank, ahead into Abingdon Street to Parliament Square.
At the London Tourist Coach Operators Association / Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport workshop on Operating Coaches in London in September 2019, Mark Anderson, MD of Anderson Travel presented the view from the industry. He concluded with an action plan for all those involved with the industry (i.e. both operators and stakeholders). Effective communication … Continue reading “The ‘Anderson’ Plan to improve Coach Operation in London launched”
Disabled Peoples Right to use Coach Services. The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) an extremely important and influential government advisory body has finally written a piece on the accessibility of coach services. Whilst acknowledging the limitations to access unique to coaches as a result in the main of the width and height of the … Continue reading “Anderson Travel Talk About PSVAR”
Vehicles that are more than two metres wide or two metres high, or goods vehicles weighing more than two tonnes have been banned from the Rotherhithe Tunnel since September 2018. Since February, enforcement of the weight restriction has been carried out by cameras and people driving prohibited vehicles through the tunnel have been fined up … Continue reading “Stricter Enforcement of Rotherhithe Tunnel’s Safety Restrictions”
TfL have introduced reduced speed limits across 8.9km of London roads within the Congestion Charging Zone from Monday 2 March 2020. This is a significant move to reduce road danger across the capital. The new 20mph speed limits will be enforced across all TfL roads within the Congestion Charging Zone and are supported by new … Continue reading “New 20 mph speed limits on all TfL roads in central London”