Week commencing Monday 7th September 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.
Whielden Street / Whielden Lane, Amersham : Monday 18th May 2020 to Monday 30th November 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. Please see the Amersham Hospital shuttle timetable for details.
Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill : Monday 6th July 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 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 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.
Missenden Road / Church Street, Chesham : Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 9th October 2020. 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.
Desborough Road, High Wycombe : Thursday 3rd to Friday 19th September 2020, 6.00pm to 6.00am. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed between Bridge Street and Westbourne Street. Buses will divert via the West Wycombe Road and Desborough Avenue and will not serve the ‘St John’s Church’ stops on these evenings.
Ickford Road, Shabbington : Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th September 2020, 9.30am to 3.00pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed between these times. After serving the Bicester Road stops in Long Crendon bus route 110 will divert via Oakley Road as far as Oakley then turn down Worminghall Road to serve Ickford and then Worminghall and back on the return trip. As such stops in Shabbington will not be served between these times.
Chearsley Road, Long Crendon : Tuesday 8th September 2020, 9.30am to 3.00pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works on this day bus route 110 will need to divert between these times. From Aylesbury the buses will enter Cuddington via Aylesbury Road and will then divert down Dadbrook and the A418 Aylesbury Road, turning into Long Crendon via the B4011 and resuming normal route on the Bicester Road in Long Crendon. As such the following places will not be served at these times:
- Chearsley Village.
- The stops on The Green in Cuddington, please use the stops on Dadbrook Road instead.
- The stops on Chearsley Road, Chilton Road or Carters Lane in Long Crendon, please use the stops on Bicester Road instead.
Valley Road, Hughenden Valley : Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th September 2020, 7.00pm to 6.00am. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed on these nights. Bus route 300 will need to divert via the A40 West Wycombe Road, the A4010 and Bradenham Wood Lane. As such stops in Hughenden Road, Hughenden Valley, Coombe Lane, Naphill and Main Road, Walter’s Ash will not be served on these nights.
Mentmore Road and High Street, Cheddington : Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th September 2020, 9.30am to 3.00pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works these roads will be closed between these times. Bus route 164 will divert via Ivinghoe, B488 and Station Road and will be unable to serve Cheddington.
Lansdowne Road, Chesham : Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2020. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road 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.
Bus Stop Suspensions
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.
Aylesbury Road, Wendover : Tuesday 18th August 2020 to Sunday 25th October 2020. 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.
Station Road, Bourne End : Monday 31st August 2020 to Tuesday 8th September 2020. Due to SSE works the two ‘St Mark’s Church’ stops will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Railway Station’ stops instead.
Amersham Road, Little Chalfont : Monday 31st August 2020 to Friday 11th September 2020, 8.00am to 6.00pm. Due to works on behalf of BT the two ‘Lodge Lane’ stops will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Church Grove’ stops instead.
Furlong Road, Bourne End : Wednesday 2nd to Friday 11th September 2020. Due to SSE works the ‘Post Office’ stop will be suspended on these days. As the ‘St Mark’s Church’ stops are also suspended during this period please use the stop at the other end of Furlong Road or the ‘Railway Station’ stops on Station Road.
New Road, Penn : Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th September 2020. Due to works on behalf of BT Openreach the two ‘Hillcroft Road’ stops will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Potters Cross’ stops on New Road, near the Hazlemere Road junction, instead.
*Source of information : Buckinghamshire Council.