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Royal Parks: Parade Ground Reinstatement & West Carriage Drive Improvements

Parade Ground Reinstatement & Gas Pipe Installation

Following a series of successful events, The Royal Parks is undertaking works to return the Parade Ground to its previous condition. These works have begun and, weather depending, will be completed before Easter. This work is funded by event organisers.

The reinstatement coincides with the installation of a gas pipe across the Parade Ground. This is essential statutory work, with the Parade Ground forming part of a series of extensive pipe works being installed across London. The work is being carried out by Cadent Gas.

During these works some of the grass areas, as highlighted on the map below, will be closed and access to sections of paths will be restricted – these closures will be clearly signposted

Reinstatement Map & Gas Pipeline Route

Improvements to West Carriage Drive

The Royal Parks and Transport for London are working in partnership to make improvements to the transport network within Hyde Park. A series of infrastructure works are being undertaken on North Carriage Drive, which will include:

• New line markings creating a bi-directional cycleway on the southern edge of the carriageway, in order to connect the Cycle Super Highway on West Carriage Drive
• Upgrading pedestrian crossing points and resurfacing sections of the footway
• Essential drainage improvements

In order to complete these works, North Carriage Drive will be closed to all traffic from March and, weather depending, will re-open a month later. Both pedestrian and cyclist access will be maintained throughout the works.

They apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you have any queries or comments on any of the works please contact the Hyde Park team:
0300 061 2128 hyde@royalparks.org.uk

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