The Beatles' famous Abbey Road crossing 'may get lollipop lady'

The famous Abbey Road crossing may be about to get a new addition - a lollipop lady.

Westminster Council is considering having someone to help people use the crossing due to safety concerns for the "thousands and thousands" of Beatles fans who take pictures there.

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Safety fears over iconic Beatles' Abbey Road crossing

Tourists visiting one of Britain's favourite musical landmarks, to recreate The Beatles' Abbey Road crossing pose, could see the addition of a "lollipop lady".

Westminster Council has raised safety fears over the "thousands and thousands" of people who visit the zebra crossing in St John's Wood, north London.

The stars of the West End musical 'Let it be' recreated The Beatles' famous Abbey Road crossing pose today. Credit: PA

Fans are putting themselves at risk of frustrated drivers who often struggle to make it over the crossing because of the constant stream of pedestrians attempting to recreate the image, made famous by the band in 1969.

The discussions emerged as fans gathered at the crossing today to celebrate exactly 45 years since the album cover photograph was taken.

Abbey Road marks 45 years since Beatles' iconic photo

Fans gathered on the Abbey Road zebra crossing at 11:35 today to celebrate 45 years to the minute The Beatles had their icon photo taken.

The iconic photo of the rock band was taken 45 years ago today. Credit: Twitter/AbbeyRoadStudios


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