Please find attached the final newsletter of 2013 for the W4 development.
W4 Newsletter - November 2013 -
Archive for November 2013
New West End Company announced last week that Jessie J will switch on the Oxford Street Christmas Lights on Tuesday 12 November. The event, hosted by Selfridges, will also feature Conor Maynard and X-Factor winner James Arthur. The event will start from 5pm and will be hosted by Capital FM presenters Lisa Snowdon and Dave Berry.
Oxford Street will be closed to traffic on Tuesday 12 November from Oxford Circus to Portman Street from 4pm - 8pm in order to guarantee the safety of the public. A number of roads in the immediate area will also be closed, please CLICK HERE to find out more.
Buses will be diverted between 3.45pm - 8pm on Tuesday 12 November. Please see the document below to view the bus diversions.
Please plan your journeys to and from Oxford Street on Tuesday 12 November around these closures and diversions. The London Underground will be operating a normal service throughout the traffic free event.
Christmas lights on Regent Street has been a London tradition since 1948, when the Regent Street Association first decorated the street with Christmas trees, the lacing of the street with lights marks the official countdown to Christmas day. On Saturday 9 November will see the street light up for Christmas, after a traffic-free day of entertainment and shopping.
This year, the lights will be switched on by actor Ty Burrell and Hollywood film director Rob Minkoff. Live performances from Eliza Doolittle, Leona Lewis and other artists will also be taking place throughout the evening. A fashion show along the street at 3pm, featuring many of the famous Regent Street fashion brands, will also be held.
This year's Christmas lights will be themed around the brand new DreamWorks animation film Mr. Peabody and Sherman.
Crossrail is holding a Safer Cycling Awareness Event on the corner of Grosvenor Square and North Audley Street on Wednesday 13 November 2013 from 7:30 am to 10am. There will be an opportunity to have a free bike check and bike security registration.
Please see the Crossrail Safer Cycling Awareness Event poster below to share with colleagues, family and friends to raise awareness of how to remain safe while cycling on London’s roads.
This event is being supported by Constain Skanska Joint Venture and the Metropolitan Police.