Category Archive: travel

Oct 29 2016

Free Motorcycle BikeSafe Course for Harrow Residents

Motorcycles are an important way for people to travel, particularly in supporting access to employment. However motorcyclists face disproportionately high levels of risk on our roads. In London, there are 10 times as many male motorcyclists killed or seriously injured as female motorcyclists, and male riders have a higher risk per kilometre travelled. In the …

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Sep 25 2015

Improvement Works for Harrow on the Hill Tube Station

From 5 October, TFL will be carrying out improvement work at Harrow-on-the-Hill Tube station; this is part of their plans to modernise the Tube. As a result, they are making changes to the ticket hall and the ticket windows will be permanently closed. Staff will be moved into the ticket hall where they can assist you …

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Nov 23 2014

Motorcycle Parking in Harrow

It’s a little known fact that motorcyclists can park for free in many parts of Harrow. For example, they can park in any of the borough’s 12 motorcycle bays, in any pay and display bay, and even in resident parking bays during the hours of operation. In fact, the only places they can’t park (excluding …

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Jul 30 2014

Motorcycle Parking in Harrow

Motorcycle parking bays are provided throughout the borough and: are reserved for the use of solo motorcycles at all times have no time limit on the length of stay are free of charge Location Greenhill Road, Harrow HA1 1LD – near No. 6 Greenhill Road Lowlands Road, Harrow HA1 3AN – adjacent ‘The Grove’ open …

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Jul 01 2014

Tube Disruption for Harrow from July 19 to August 10

From Saturday 19 July until Sunday 10 August, there will be no Metropolitan line service between Ruislip and Uxbridge, as well as no Piccadilly line service between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. This is to enable TfL to carry out track renewal, drainage work and points replacement, as part of their planned Tube improvements. During this time, replacement …

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Jun 03 2014

London Buses – Cash Not Accepted from July 6, 2014

Transport for London have announced that with effect from July 6, 2014, all London buses are going cash free, meaning passengers will no longer be able to use cash to pay their bus fare. Passengers will need to have an Oyster or contactless payment card to pay as they go. A single pay-as-you-go fare is …

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Apr 28 2014

St Anns Road… Paved and dug up again.

Barely had the trumpets ceased their fanfare at the completion of St Anns Road in Harrow town centre, then the find new paving – having been honoured by the passing feet of assorted dignitaries – is now being dug up. It’s not entirely clear why – seems to be something to do with the new …

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Apr 14 2014

20 Minutes Free Parking – Rollout Schedule

The Council has published a traffic order, giving details of when 20 minutes free parking comes into effect across the borough. Very roughly, we’ve got the areas and dates below, but you can check the full list here for further details. Stanmore and station area – 12.05.2014 Canons Park station, Edgware, Burnt Oak Broadway – …

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Mar 21 2014

Harrow Council Caught With Pants Down Over Parking Tickets by @_MrMustard

Our good friend Mr Mustard over in Barnet has been hounding Harrow Council over a parking ticket recently. Mr Mustard, for those who don’t know, is somewhat of a Parking Guru – he’s produced an in-depth guide to challenging parking tickets, and has a keen interest in the whole subject. If you’ve been unlucky enough …

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Feb 15 2014

Harrow Bus Routes – A Journalistic View

As we’ve said before, every now and again you stumble across something absolutely fascinating on the web, and this site – London Buses: one bus at a time – is no exception. The authors have taken just about every bus they can, and have documented the journey with insightful comment and excellent photography. For example, …

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