Zebra crossing on Abbey Road, today.Abbey Road Crossing being restored now.
Iconic zebra crossing on Abbey Road that was made famous by the Beatles’ album cover is being resurfaced
It means tourists hoping to photograph themselves walking in the steps of their heroes could be disappointed.
Abbey Road is a shrine to fans who flock from all over the world.Fans flock to the crossing from all over the world to recreate the Beatles’ album cover.
City of Westminster Council are currently resurfacing the road — including the famous pedestrian crossing that features on the legendary group’s 1969 album.
It means tourists hoping to take pictures of the themselves walking over the crossing will have to contend with diggers and trucks spoiling the scene.
The crossing – just outside the renowned Abbey Road studios, where the Beatles recorded much of their output – was given Grade II listing in 2010 by heritage minister John Penrose. It was the first such listing of its kind – such status is normally afforded only to buildings – and follows advice from English Heritage .