Week commencing Monday 14th December 2020 the following bus stop suspensions and service diversions are expected to affect bus services in Buckinghamshire.
Tilehouse Lane, Denham : Due to the current lockdown Wyatts Covert Caravan Park has been closed. Buses routes 581 and 582 will not travel here until further notice.
Whielden Street / Whielden Lane, Amersham : Monday 18th May 2020 to Wednesday 23 December 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.
Buckingham Road, Bletchley : Monday 6th July 2020 to Thursday 17th 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.
Missenden Road / Church Street, Chesham : Monday 24th August to Wednesday 23rd December 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.
Station Road, Quainton : Monday 19th October 2020 to July 2021. Due to works by HS2 this road will be closed between the A41 and the Crossroads junction with Quainton Road. Bus route 16 will travel into Quainton from Waddesdon via Quainton Road in both directions during this period. Update 8 December 2020: Due to safety concerns a weight restriction has been placed on the bridge north of the crossroads, route 16 will need to continue to divert across the crossroads via the unnamed road and Lee Road into Quainton. As such no stops on Station Road, Quainton will be served until further notice. The nearest stops will be on The Green in Quainton or along the A41 Aylesbury Road.
Aylesbury End / Station Road, Beaconsfield : Monday 30th November 2020 to Tuesday 15th December 2020, 7am to 6.30pm (excluding Sundays). Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire resurfacing works these roads will be closed between Maxwell Road and Wycombe End. The following buses will divert as below and will not be able to serve Station Road, Aylesbury End and Maxwell Road (except where stated).
- Service 102 will divert along the A40 London End and will not serve stops on Park Lane, Amersham Road in addition to the above.
- Services 103 and 104 will divert via the A40 London End & A355 Park Lane / Amersham Road.
- Service 577 (to / from Beaconsfield High School) will divert via Maxwell Road, Park Lane and the A40 London End terminating at ‘The Saracen’s Head PH’.
- Service 581 will operate from the Saracens Head PH stop and run via London End.
A shuttle service will operate to provide a link between Beaconsfield New and Old Town and to the diverted bus services (on Monday to Saturdays 7am to 7pm). This will run every 20 minutes (on the hour, 20 past & 20 to the hour) between ‘The Saracen’s Head PH’ stop on London End to the ‘Waitrose Stops’ on Penn Road via Maxwell Road.
High Street, Buckingham : Monday 14th to Wednesday 16th December 2020, 8.00pm to 6.00am (2 nights). Due to Anglian Water works this road will be closed on these nights and bus routes X5 and X60 will need to divert. The X5 will serve the ‘Tesco’ stops on London Road only. The X60 will continue up the London Road as far as the ‘Chandos Road’ stops. After serving these the buses will divert via Bourton Road and the A413. The bus stand on the High Street and the stops on Stratford Road will not be served at these times.
Ickford Road, Shabbington : Monday 14th to Friday 18th December 2020. Due to Thames Water works this road will be closed on these days. After serving the Bicester Road stops in Long Crendon buses 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 on these days.
Chairborough Road, High Wycombe : Thursday 17th December 2020, 7.00am to 7.00pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works this road will be closed on this day. Bus route 33 will divert via Dashwood Avenue, Mill End Road and New Road, resuming the normal route at Rutland Avenue. Stops on Chairborough Road and Whitelands Road will not be served on this day.
Oxford Road / Barnards Hill, Marlow : Thursday 17th December 2020, 9.30am to 3.00pm. Due to Transport for Buckinghamshire works at this junction, bus route 160 will not be able to serve Spinfield Lane, Terrington Hill, Barnards Hill on this day.
Little Horwood Road, Great Horwood : Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd December 2020. Due to Western Power works this road will be closed on these days. After serving the High Street bus route 50 will divert via Nash Road, the A421, Warren Road and Shucklow Hill. ‘The Green’ and ‘Townsend Cottages’ stops will not be served.
Galley Lane, Great Brickhill : Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd December 2020. Due to Anglian Water works this road will be closed on these days. Bus route 162 will serve the stops on Pound Lane, Rotten Row and Lower Way as normal then divert back along Ivy Lane and the A4146 to Bletchley and vice versa. The ‘Mill Lane’ and ‘Galleylane Farm’ stops on Galley Lane will not be served on these days.
Main Street, Tingewick : Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd December 2020. Due to Anglian Water works part of this road will be closed. Bus route 132 will need to divert and will not be able to serve stops on Main Street on these days.
Bus Stop Closures
Moreton Road, Buckingham : Monday 2nd November 2020 to Monday 14th December 2020. Due to SGN works the two ‘Market Hill’ stops will be suspended during this period. Passengers are advised to use the stop on the High Street instead.
Fulmer Road, Gerrards Cross : Tuesday 8th to Monday 14th December 2020. Due to Cadent Gas works the two ‘Fulmer Drive’ stops will be suspended on these days. Passengers are advised to use the ‘Oldhouse Farm’ stops instead.
School Road, Penn : Monday 14th to Friday 18th December 2020. Due to works on behalf of BT Openreach the two School Road stops will not be served on these days. Passengers are advised to use the stops at the Pond instead.
Buckingham Road, Edgcott : Tuesday 15th to Monday 21st December 2020. Due to Thames Water works the two ‘Village Hall’ stops will not be served during this period. Passengers are advised to wait where safe away from the works and hail clearly to the driver to stop.
Penn Street, Penn Street : Wednesday 16th December 2020, 9.30am to 3.30pm. Due to works on behalf of Openreach the ‘Vicarage’ bus stop will not be served at these times. Passengers are advised to use the stop at The Squirrel PH instead.
*Source of information : Buckinghamshire Council.