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Bus stop suspensions and service diversions for the week ahead – Monday 24th August 2020

| August 21, 2020

Week commencing Monday 24th August 2020 the following bus stop suspensions and service diversions are expected to affect bus services in Buckinghamshire.

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic there are a number of changes to Bus Services in Buckinghamshire. Details of affected services and revised timetables can be found on the Buckinghamshire Council website.

Bus Diversions

Whielden Street / Whielden Lane, Amersham : Monday 18th May 2020 to Monday 31st August 2020. Due to a road closure buses will need to divert via the A413 and Gore Hill and will not serve stops on The Broadway, Whielden Street or the Hospital stops on Whielden Lane. For passengers needing to travel to Amersham Hospital a shuttle bus will operate between Gore Hill and the Hospital meeting 1 / 1A journeys. Please see the Amersham Hospital shuttle timetable for details.

Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill : Monday 6th July 2020 to Friday 25th September 2020. Due to urgent bridge repairs this road will be closed during this period. From Leighton Buzzard, bus route 162 will divert via Stoke Hammond, the A4146 and Galley Lane, entering Great Brickhill from the north, serving stops on Rotten Row and Pound Hill and then turning up Lower Road to resume the journey to Bletchley (and vice versa towards Leighton Buzzard). The ‘Three Locks’ stops will not be served during this time.

Buckingham Road, Bletchley : Monday 6th July 2020 to Monday 7th December 2020. Due to East-West Rail works by the bridge this road will be closed during this period and Z&S Transport route 50 will divert. From Buckingham Road, the buses will travel via Sherwood Drive, Whalley Drive, Rickley Lane, Whaddon Way, Watling Street and Standing Way to rejoin the normal route at Saxon Street (and vice versa). As such this service will not serve Bletchley Bus Station, passengers for here are advised to alight at the ‘Railway Station’ stops on Sherwood Drive and follow the signs to the bus station.

Jason’s Hill, Chesham : Friday 17th July 2020 to Monday 14th September 2020. Due to Affinity Water works this road will be closed during this period. Bus routes 71 and 73 will need to divert via Botley Road, Lye Green Road and Rushmere Lane. The stop on Jason’s Hill will not be served and this will add additional journey time to the route.

Little Horwood Road, Winslow : Monday 20th July 2020 to Wednesday 26th August 2020. Due to East-West Rail works this road will be closed during this period. Due to this and other up and coming works over the next few months Z&S Transport bus route 50 will operate a revised temporary timetable. In Winslow and The Horwoods this will enable the route to serve all stops, but in a slightly different order.

Churchill Avenue, Aylesbury : Wednesday 22nd July 2020 to Friday 4th September 2020 (except M0nday 24th to Friday 28th August 2020, please see separate closure below for diversions during this time). Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works buses travelling from the town centre will not be able to turn left from the Oxford Road onto Churchill Avenue. Buses from the town centre will divert as follows (please note most journeys towards town will be unaffected):

  • Arriva bus route 9 and the evening Star Travel route 5 services will divert via Ellen Road, Alham Road, Lavric Road and Russell Avenue. As such they will miss the ‘Priory’ and ‘Chalgrove Walk’ stops and passengers are advised to use the ‘Hampden Gardens’ stop or the ‘Churchill Avenue’ stop on the Oxford Road.
  • Red Rose Travel service 10 will divert via Ellen Road and travel direct to Anton Way and Orwell Drive in Hawkslade before returning to the town centre via the normal route. Passengers for Hannon Road and Churchill Avenue are advised to remain on the bus until after Hawkslade has been served.
  • Redline service 11 will divert via Ellen Road and will serve Lavric Road in the opposite direction from normal and travel up Churchill Avenue before resuming normal route at Taylor Road. As such this route will not serve the stops on Hannon Road, Church Square or the ‘Cornbrook Road’ and ‘Welland Road’ stops on Ellen Road.

Maxwell Road, Beaconsfield : Monday 27th July 2020 to Friday 28th August 2020, 8am to 4pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed during this period buses will divert as follows:

  • Routes 102 and 104 will divert via London Road and will not serve Aylesbury End, Station Road, Maxwell Road or Amersham Road. For these services passengers will need to use the stops on Wycombe End, London End and London Road instead.
  • Routes 103 / X103 and 580 after serving the ‘Candlemas Lane’ stops on Station Road these buses will continue up Station Road and Penn Road, before diverting via Ledborough Lane then resuming normal route. Buses will not serve Maxwell Road or Amersham Road stops.
  • Routes 377 and 581 will serve Station Road and Aylesbury End as usual before turning back round at the Saracens Head. Buses will not serve Maxwell Road or Amersham Road stops.

Fulmer Road, Gerrards Cross : Monday 10th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to utility works in the vicinity this road will be closed during this period. Bus route 104 will divert via Windsor Road and Fulmer Drive and will not serve the stops on the Oxford Road or the ‘Gaviots Green’, ‘St Huberts’ or ‘Fulmer Drive’ stops on Fulmer Road.

Twyford to Marsh Gibbon Road, Poundon : Friday 14th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to East-West Rail works this road will be closed during this period. Routes 16 and 18 will run as normal to ‘The Crown’ stops in Twyford then turn back round and travel to Marsh Gibbon via Main Street Calvert. As the ‘Manor House’ stops in Twyford and the two stops in Poundon will not be served during this period.

Chartridge Lane, Chesham : Monday 17th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to Borras Construction Ltd works part of this road will be closed and buses will divert via Berkeley Avenue. As such the stop opposite Berkeley Avenue and the two stops near Groves Way will not be served on these days. The nearest alternative stops are ‘The Warren’ stops on Chartridge Lane or the stops on Berkeley Avenue.

West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe : Monday 17th to Thursday 27th August 2020, 6.00pm to 6.00am. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed on these nights between The Pastures and Bellfield Road. Evening buses will divert via Desborough Road and Desborough Avenue and will not serve the ‘Riverside’ or ‘Brook Street’ stops.

Wellington Place, Pitstone : Thursday 20th to Wednesday 26th August 2020. Due to urgent Anglian Water works the section north of Cheddington Road will be closed during these days. Passengers are advised that the 164 will need to divert via Ivinghoe and the B488 and will not serve the stop on Cheddington High Street.

Dashwood Avenue, High Wycombe : Thursday 20th to Monday 24th August 2020. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed between Desborough Park Road and Mill End Road. Bus routes 32 and 48 will divert via the A40 West Wycombe Road and Mill End Road and will not serve stops along Dashwood Avenue.

Church Square and Vicarage Road, Aylesbury : Monday 24th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire closures here, bus routes 9, 10, 11 and evening route 5 will need to divert as follows during these days.

  • Bus routes 5, 9 and 10 will divert via Ellen Road and will not be able to serve stops on Churchill Avenue, Church Square or Hannon Road during this time.
  • Bus route 11 will divert via Ellen Road, Lavric Road, Prebendal Avenue, Old Stoke Road, Taylor Road and then turn back using the Thrasher Road / Taylor Road roundabout to resume normal route back to town.

Oakley Road, Brill : Monday 24 to Thursday 27th August 2020. Due to Thames Water works this road will be closed on these days, buses towards Brill will divert via the B4011 and Thame Road after serving the ‘Red Lion PH’ stops they will turn back round at the Square and travel out the same way. As such ‘The Square’ bus stops will not be served on these days.

Lynton Road and Lyndhurst Road, Chesham : Monday 24th to Friday 28th August 2020. due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works these roads will be closed on these days. Buses 1, 1A and route 78 will divert via The Greenway and Vale Road. Stops on Addison Road, Lansdowne Road, Lynton Road, Lyndhurst Road and the ‘Windsor Road’ stop on Upper Belmont Road will not be served on these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Hope Church’ stops on Upper Belmont Road or the stops on Vale Road / Berkhamstead Road instead.

Missenden Road / Church Street, Chesham : Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 9th October. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works on this junction the 177 Tuesday and Thursday bus will divert during this period. After serving Hyde Heath buses will turn back round at the junction with Frieth Hill and will not serve stops on Missenden Road or Church Street.

Main Road, Walter’s Ash : Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to Affinity Water works this road will be closed on these days. Bus route 300 will divert via the West Wycombe Road, A4010 and Bradenham Wood Lane and will not serve stops in Hughenden Road, Hughenden Valley, Naphill or Main Road, Walters Ash during these days.

Main Street, Mursley : Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to Anglian Water works this road will be closed during these days and route 50 will not be able to serve Mursley. Passengers are advised to wait, where safe on the junction with Swanbourne Road and hail clearly to the driver.

Bus Stop Suspensions

Britwell Road, Burnham : Monday 10th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to construction works in the vicinity the two ‘Fairfield Road’ stops will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the stops on Gore Road instead.

A41, Westcott : Monday 17th August 2020 to Friday 11th September 2020. Due to works on the roundabout the two ‘Westcott Turn’ stops will be suspended during this period. For children from the village who would normally use these bus stops to travel to school during term times alternative transport will be provided. If you have children who need to use this facility please contact Paul Roberts at [email protected] for details.

Beaconsfield Road, Farnham Royal : Tuesday 18th to Monday 24th August 2020. Due to Cadent Gas works the two ‘Farnham Pump’ stops will be suspended during these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Fairfield Lane’ stops, located on Beaconsfield Road, instead.

Aylesbury Road, Wendover : Tuesday 18th August 2020 to Sunday 25th October. Due to works on behalf of UKPN the ‘Village Gate’ stop for journeys towards Aylesbury, will be suspended during this period. The nearest alternatives is the ‘Nursing home’ stop on Worlds End Lane or the ‘Castle Park Farm’ stop on Aylesbury Road.

Red Lion Street, Chesham : Tuesday 25th to Monday 31st August 2020. Due to Cadent Gas works both stops on Red Lion Street will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the stops on The Broadway instead.

Mill End Road, High Wycombe : Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th August 2020. Due to Thames Water works the ‘Dashwood Avenue’ stop for journeys towards Booker and Lane End will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Hour Glass PH’ stop on New Road instead.

Bishopstone Road, Bishopstone : Friday 28th August 2020. Due to works on behalf of Openreach the ‘Harrow PH’ stop for journeys towards Aylesbury will be suspended on this day. Bus route 112 passengers are advised to wait where safe away from the works and hail clearly to the driver.

*Source of information : Buckinghamshire Council.

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