Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge is open!

It's open for pedestrians and people on bicycles. Let's keep it that way!

Hammersmith Bridge is open to pedestrians and cyclists

People riding bicycles over Hammersith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge was closed to motor traffic on April 10th 2019 leaving it accessible only to pedestrians and cyclists. On 13th August 2020 the bridge was closed completely, following an increase in size of the cracks in the North-East pedestal due to the hot weather. Boats are prevented from passing under the bridge, and the pedestrian underpasses on each side are closed. Read more about the closure...

So what happens next? The government has set up its Hammersmith Bridge Taskforce, whose preferred option for a temporary crossing is a ferry service. They are also considering a temporary walking and cycling bridge. In the meantime, the bridge is still being investigated, after which work to stabilise it can start. Read more about the future of Hammersmith Bridge...

Hammersmith Bridge, seen from the North (Hammersmith) bank

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