Category Archives: transport

Holborn Tube Station upgrade – not complete until 2022

TfL meeting papers for the December board (page 40) suggest that although Holborn’s importance in the tube network is recognised and upgrade work will go ahead, it won’t be complete until 2022.  This will be some 90 years after the station … Continue reading

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Huge crowd of cyclists for #spaceforcyclists protest

A remarkable crowd gathered apparently spontaneously in Lincoln’s Inn Fields last night to protest the death of a cyclist on High Holborn.

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Air ambulance takes off from Lincoln’s Inn Fields

The air ambulance attended today following a collision between a cyclist and a  construction lorry on High Holborn near the junction with Kingsway.  Sadly this turned out to be fatal for the cyclist and the helicopter took off apparently empty.

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Air ambulance lands in Lincoln’s Inn Fields

At about 0930 the London air ambulance landed in the Fields

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Road closure Remnant Street and Lincoln’s Inn Fields between Remnant Street and Sardinia Street 15-16 June 2013

A big crane is coming in to dismantle, at last the site offices for the Africa House project on Gate Street.  The West side of the Fields will be closed over the weekend 15-16 June with no access from Remnant … Continue reading

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Road closures for Margaret Thatchers funeral

Margaret Thatchers funeral tomorrow will see closure of Fleet Street and the Strand from at least 0730 to as late as 1500. The Holborn traffic circulation relies on these two arteries so there will be much congestion in the roads … Continue reading

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Olympic traffic changes to Kingsway and Lincoln’s Inn Fields

The hard engineering has gone in for the Olympic restrictions – Remnant Street is blockaded, a huge pedestrian island has sprung up in the middle of Kingsway and, weirdly the postbox on Kingsway near Great Queen Street has been wrapped … Continue reading

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