BUCKINGHAM CHRISTMAS PARADE: SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 2016

Saturday 11th December is the day for the annual Christmas Parade in Buckingham, between 10.00 and 13.00. The High Street and bus stand will be closed so diversions as follows:-

Service 60: to operate via the by-pass from the Tesco roundabout, into Stratford Road, then right into Addington Road and left into Moreton road and as normal to Maids Moreton. Reverse of this on return.  .

Service X60: As normal to London Road, Swan leisure, then right into Bourtonville, right into Bourton Road, left onto the by-pass and direct to the A422. Reverse of this on return.

FRIDAY 2nd DECEMBER: ROAD CLOSURES for services 280, X8, 300 & X30

There are two road closures on Friday 2nd December as follows:-

 

Service 280: Thame High Street shut from 12.00 midday until 22:00 due to a “Christmas Event”. Service 280 to divert both ways via Bell Lane and service X8 to turn via Bell Lane, the roundabout by Police station, Bell Lane. Same as Thame Fair closure.

 

Service 300: Princes Risborough High Street closed from 12.00 midday through to last bus. Usual diversion via New Road, observing the temporary bus stops in that road.

CLOSURE OF LEIGHTON BUZZARD HIGH STREET: 1st to 4th DECEMBER

Leighton Buzzard High Street will be closed from 19.30 on Thursday 1st December, and all day on Friday 2nd December, Saturday 3rd December Sunday 4th December. 

Diversions throughout this period as below:-

 

Dash – to run in both directions via West Street and Leston Road. Observe temporary bus stops in West Street and for driver changeovers.

 

32/33/34/35 – to terminate in Lake Street, [northern section], layover and driver changeovers there, then depart via Hockliffe Street to usual route.

 

70 – towards Milton Keynes – via Lake Street, [northern section & driver changeover here if applicable ], Hockliffe Street to Leston Road , West Street and normal route – observe temporary stop in West Street.

         Towards Luton – via West Street, Leston Road direct to Lake Street [southern section]. Observe temporary buss top in West Street [driver changeovers here when applicable]

150 – in both directions diverted via West Street direct to and from North Street. Observe temporary bus stops in West Street and driver changeovers here when applicable.

 

SERVICE 70: DIVERSION DUE TO CLOSURE OF ROSBERY AVENUE, LINSLADE

Due to gas main works in Rosebery Avenue, Linslade, service 70 will be required to divert during the works. 

The dates given will be as “expected to be from Monday21st November through to Friday 23rd December” and I will notify you if we receive any change to these dates.

 

The closure is from 08:00 to 18:00 but to avoid any confusion we will divert for the entire day so has to have continuity of the diversion.

 

The diversion from Linslade towards Milton Keynes is as follows:

 

From LB Rail Station via Station Road, left onto Soulbury Road, at the roundabout, right onto the by-pass, then at the next roundabout, right again onto Stoke Road then first left back onto normal route towards the Three Locks.  

 

From Milton Keynes, the reverse of the outward diversion.

 

CLOSURE OF PART OF HOCKLIFFE STREET, LEIGHTON BUZZARD

Hockliffe Street, between Market Square and Leston Road will be closed for Anglian Water works from Monday 21st November to Wednesday 23rd November. 

Services 34, 35 and 150 will divert via Lake Street and Leston Road to the roundabout at the junction of Leston Road and Hockliffe Street and then back on normal route.

 

As the bus stop in Hockliffe Street outside Santander will not be served, drivers should observe the stop in Lake Street instead.

SERVICE 300: CLOSURE OF FROGMOOR, HIGH WYCOMBE- THURSDAY 1th NOVEMBER

Due to the annual Christmas lights switch-on in High Wycombe, Frogmoor will be closed all day on Thursday 17th November. 

Service 300 will therefore need to divert via Glenisters Road and Arch Way in both directions, thereby not serving the bus stops in Frogmoor and Oxford Street.

 

ROAD CLOSURES FOR SUNDAY 13th NOVEMBER FOR REMEMBERANCE DAY

Service 280 in Thame: High Street and North Street closed from 10:00 through to 12:00 – buses to divert both ways via Bell Lane.

Service 300 in High Wycombe: Frogmoor and Oxford Street closed from 07:00 through to 13:30 – buses to divert both ways via Glenisters Road and Arch Way.

SERVICE 150: PARTIAL CLOSURE OF HEATH ROAD, LB.

THIS CLOSURE IS NOW CANCELLED INDEFINITELY
Between 09:00 and 15:30 on Monday 31st October through to Friday 4th November, Heath Road in Leighton Buzzard will be closed between Shenley Hill Road and Oak Bank Drive for resurfacing work. 

Service 150 will need to divert during these times, from Aylesbury via normal route through to Church Street, then fork left into Plantation Road and right at the crossroads into Linslade Road and left at the next junction into Woburn Road and normal route to MK. Coming back from MK use the reverse of the outward route.

 

Journeys affected:

 

From Aylesbury, the 08:45 departure then hourly through to the 14:45 departure will need to divert.

 

From Milton Keynes, the 09:12 departure then hourly through to the 14:10 departure will need to divert.

 

SERVICE 280: EVENING CLOSURE OF BANKS ROAD, HADDENHAM

Banks Road in Haddenham will be shut for 5 nights from 19:00 onwards from Tuesday 1st November through to Friday 4th November and Monday th November. 

Service 280 will be required to divert as follows. From Aylesbury, normal route to Haddenham, Woodways, then at the “pond crossroads, turn left into Churchway down to the green by the church and turn right into Station Road, through to Thame Road and turn RIGHT back to Haddenham & Thame Station forecourt then normal route towards Oxford. Coming from Oxford, normal route to Haddenham & Thame Station, then back along Thame Road towards Thame, turn left into Station Road, then left at the green into Church way and then right into Woodways & normal route to Aylesbury.

 

Journeys affected:

 

From Aylesbury, the 19:00 departure onwards through to last bus

 

From Oxford, the 17:56 departure inwards through to last bus.

 

EVENING ROADWORKS SERVICE 9: ELLEN ROAD/ANTON WAY

From 19:00 on Friday 28th October, the roundabout at the junction of Ellen Road and Anton Way will be resurfaced. The roads will be closed but the project manager has said that buses will be allowed through.