The Mall and Constitution Hill were shut from Hyde Park Corner and St James’s Palace today as transport bosses revealed extensive closure plans across London for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Starting next Monday, eastbound lane of Birdcage Walk will also be closed.
On 3 June, the day of the Thames pageant, seven of the 13 bridges across the capital will remain closed to traffic to allow the public to watch the boats to pass from underneath. Chelsea and Battersea bridges will be open only for pedestrians to cross the river, traffiic will have restricted access to Vauxhall, Waterloo, Southwark and London bridges.
In addition to this, many roads in central London will be closed from June 20 until mid-September to tackle the congestion in the capital during the Olympics.
Londoners have started to consider flexible working options during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the Olympics as getting to work might be very difficult.
All this week, we at LondonlovesBusiness.com are celebrating Flexible Working Week so that Londoners can learn how to do business as usual during the busiest times of the year.Today we’ve teamed up SMART to present a free report from an in-depth roundtable exclusively about flexible working. There’s a list of 30 best apps for business too, helping make flexible working super-productive.
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