5 key things you now need to know about the future of Hammersmith Bridge

From MyLondon:

The closure of Hammersmith Bridge rambles on, with residents in Barnes effectively cut off from the north of the capital. Last night Richmond Council hosted a community conversation session with residents to update them on the latest on the bridge.

Read the full article on the MyLondon website

A handy summary for those who weren't able to listen to the whole meeting.

Key points:

  • The ferry service is unlikely to be up and running until mid-summer
  • Walking and cycling will be given priority (hooray!)
  • The council will try to help Barnes businesses
  • The double-decker bridge plan is 'a potential goer' (see this update)
  • Richmond will ask TfL about moving Barnes rail station to Zone 2 - a good idea.

Posted on 18th March 2021

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