TfL lists Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations that will close next week for Thatcher funeral

Roads and docking stations to be closed along route from Westminster to St Paul's

by Simon_MacMichael   April 11, 2013  

Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme bikes on hire station © Simon MacMichael.jpg

Transport for London has announced that a number of Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations will be closed next Wednesday 17 April since they lie on the route of Baroness Thatcher's funeral procession from Westminster to St Paul's Cathedral.

The docking stations in question include:

Abingdon Green, Great College Street
Craven Street, Strand
William IV Street, Strand
Southampton Street, Strand
Tavistock Street, Covent Garden
Wellington Street, Strand
Kingsway, Covent Garden
Kingsway Southbound, Strand
Houghton Street, Strand
Milford Lane, Temple
Carey Street, Holborn
Chancery Lane, Holborn
Bouverie Street, Temple
Queen Victoria Street, St Paul's
Godliman Street, St Paul's

All of those lie within the road closure area surrounding the event, with a number of key roads in Central London closed from at least 7am.

TfL says road closure "will be lifted as soon as possible following the funeral, but road users are advised to avoid this part of central London throughout the day."

Roads so far confirmed as being closed are listed below, and TfL says it will confirm other road closures in the surrounding areas in the coming days.

Parliament Square
Trafalgar Square
The Stand
Fleet Street
Ludgate Hill
Blackfriars Bridge
Westminster Bridge
Waterloo Bridge (restricted access)
Farringdon Road
Charing Cross Road
The Mall
Victoria Street
St Pauls Churchyard
Cannon Street.

There are also alterations planned to other modes of transport in London next Wednesday, and more details can be found here.

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See, even dead people in cars are more important than people on bikes!



posted by shay cycles [297 posts]
11th April 2013 - 13:23


shay cycles wrote:
See, even dead people in cars are more important than people on bikes!


Thats brilliant Big Grin

There are no stupid questions, just stupid people.

posted by stumps [3198 posts]
11th April 2013 - 13:33


I wonder what her mate Tebbit has to say about this news?

posted by farrell [1908 posts]
11th April 2013 - 16:37