Elizabeth Line is now open

The Elizabeth Line is now open as of 6.30am, Tuesday 24 May. The line opened with large crowds and celebrating, with people travelling for miles to be the first to experience the new trains. The Elizabeth Line will transform travel across London and the South East by dramatically improving transport links, cutting journey times, providing […]

Two-way traffic works on Gower Street

Gower Street will change to two-way traffic from Saturday 21 May New information from West End Project: Gower Street will change to two-way traffic between Grafton Way and Euston Road from Saturday 21 May and will affect accessibility and routes around Fitzrovia for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.  Preparation works begin Thursday 12 May For minor […]

Resurfacing works Charing Cross Road and Denmark Street – WEP

Charing Cross Road and Denmark Street are undergoing resurfacing works. Road closures, traffic and bus diversions and pedestrian diversions will be in place on these roads and likely affect surrounding Fitzrovia areas. Works have now begun as of Tuesday 3 May, after being delayed due to a burst water main in Westminster that needed to […]

Consultation: Ridgmount gardens change to allow two-way cycle lane

Open until 10 March 2022 West End Project and Camden are proposing changes on Ridgmount Gardens to allow permanent 2 way cycling. This consultation letter has been sent to all residents and stakeholders in the area. The consultation is now open to receive your views on if this should go ahead, and you have until […]

West End Project survey – Have your say January 2022

COMPLETE THE WEP SURVEY – Have your say about the changes to Tottenham Court Road   SUMMARY Alfred Place parkNew play equipment installed for children’s play area. The space now includes planting and trees. Pocket ParksBedford Avenue park works have started. Capper Street park is getting new resin and planting installed. Huntley Street is close […]

Roadworks scheduled on Tottenham Court Road

31 January to 26 February 2022 – Expansion of the euNetworks Network JSM Construction will be carrying out duct installation on Tottenham Court Road, from Percy Street to Goodge Street as part of netwrok expansion. Taking place between 31 January to 26 February 2022. The Local Authority Highway Department has given their permission and the […]

Letters to government to support businesses this winter

The government’s announcement on the move to Plan B with the advice to ‘work from home if you can’ has come as a real blow to sectors such as hospitality, leisure and retail, as 95% of Fitzrovia’s visitors are daily commuters. The timing couldn’t be worse, at the busiest time of the year for retail and hospitality. In immediate response […]

West End Project: December 2021

Alfred Place Park The park is coming together well, with plants, trees and seating in place. It is expected to open in early 2022. Some road closures will be needed for the park to be completed on the following dates: Alfred Place between Store Street and just south of the Law Courts will be closed […]

Crossrail update November 2021

The Elizabeth line is now in its trial phase, undergoing around 150 exercises to test the reliability and safety of the new carriages. The line is still expected to open in Spring 2022, bringing with it new opportunities to London and, especially South East London and a much needed boost to the economy. All but […]

Latest Crossrail update – October 2021

Trial Running Crossrail continues to make progress with trial running taking place with 12 trains per hour to test reliability and flush out any issues and identify bugs to fix. The aim at this final complex stage is to ensure the trains are completely safe to run before opening. Update October: Crossrail have now commissioned […]