London: This Weekend

March 21, 2019

What’s happening in London this weekend?

Things to do

For the artist: Ceramic Art London, 22nd – 24th March at Central Saint Martins

Tickets: buy online, from £15

Nearest station: King’s Cross Saint Pancras

For the train enthusiast: The London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace

Tickets: online or at the gate, from £11

Nearest station: Alexandra Palace. A free shuttle will be running between Alexandra Palace Station, Wood Green tube station and the venue.

For all the family: Chemistry Family Festival, Saturday 23rd at The Science Museum (free).

Nearest station: South Kensington


We’re expecting it to get busy around:

The new Tottenham Hotspurs stadium, Sunday 24 March

Victoria line, London Overground, rail and bus services in the area are expected to be very busy before and after the event. Northbound London Overground services prior to the event are expected to be full upon arrival at Seven Sisters station between 12:00 and 14:00. 

If you are travelling to the match there is a signed walking route to the stadium from Seven Sisters, Tottenham Hale and White Hart Lane stations.

Bus routes 149, 192, 259, 318, 341, 349 and W3 will be diverted from Tottenham High Road as early as 13:30 and as late as 18:15.

Bus stop D on Tottenham High Road outside Seven Sisters station will be suspended. Customers should use bus stop B for the 259 and 279 or bus stop C for all other routes.

Central London, Saturday 23rd March

Due to a march stations in and around central London will be extremely busy and may become exit or interchange only to help manage the crowds safely. Stations include Green Park, Marble Arch, Bond Street, Hyde Park Corner, Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Leicester Square, Charing Cross, Westminster, Waterloo, St James’s Park, Vauxhall and Victoria. The Jubilee, Central and Piccadilly lines are also expected to be much busier.


Public Transport Changes

London Underground

On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Earl’s Court and Wimbledon on the District Line. Rail replacement buses will run.

Overground

There will be a reduced service from Gospel Oak to Barking until further notice. On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, trains will run every 30 minutes.

On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Romford and Upminster. Plan your journey using Moovit or use local bus routes 165, 248 or 370.

On Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Euston and Kilburn High Road until 12:15 and after 20:30. Use Moovit to plan your journey using the Tube or local buses.

DLR

On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Stratford and Canary Wharf.

TfL Rail

On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. This is due to Crossrail and track renewal work. Rail replacement buses will run between Stratford and Romford, and between Chadwell Heath and Shenfield, also stopping at Newbury Park.

On Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 until 07:30. This is due to Crossrail work. Use local buses or the Piccadilly line for Heathrow.

London Trams

On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March, there will be no service between Sandilands and Birkbeck / Elmers End. This is due to ballast and track replacement work. Tram replacement buses will run between East Croydon and Birkbeck / Elmers End.

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:

 

Source: TFL

Source: World of Railways

Source: Science Museum

Source: Ceramic Art London