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Three month Woolwich Ferry closure to begin

PUBLISHED: 07:00 25 September 2018

The new Woolwich ferry. Picture: TfL

The new Woolwich ferry. Picture: TfL

TfL

Transport for London has vowed to try and limit disruption while the Woolwich Ferry closes for three months.

The new Woolwich ferry. Picture: TfLThe new Woolwich ferry. Picture: TfL

The service, which links North Woolwich and Woolwich, will not operate from Saturday, October 6 until the end of the year to allow new berths to be constructed either side of the river.

These are required to allow the new low-emission boats to operate on the service from January, increasing capacity as well as offering a dedicated space for cyclists.

The Woolwich foot tunnel will remain open for pedestrians and cyclists during the work, while drivers will need to plan alternative routes.

David Fisher, head of London river services at TfL, said: “We are really excited about the benefits that these new ferries will bring to Londoners and we will do our best to limit disruption during the essential work.

“We recognise how important this service is and thank everyone for their patience.”

For more information visit tfl.gov.uk/modes/river/woolwich-ferry

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