Greenwich Council has won funding from central Government to refurbish the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels. £11.5 million has been awarded as part of the Government’s Community Infrastructure Fund which will allow for substantial improvements to both of the tunnels, which are used by 1.5 million people a year.
The century-old tunnels will benefit from
- New lifts
- Refurbished stairways & head houses
- New CCTV and communications system, including help buttons
- New lighting
- New drainage
- Structural repairs
- Leak sealing
- New signing
- Historical information murals
Works are expected to be completed by March 2011.