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22 33 U3 X3 - Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe

28th - 31st May 2024

22 33 U3 X3 - Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe Temporary three way lights on this junction at Queens Park Hotel are causing delays.

Eastfield Lane closed due to water works

28th May 2024 - 3rd Jun 2024

Eastfield Lane closed due to water works. Buses will divert and not stop at Eastfield Court and Opposite the White Hart instead of the same side.

Lindsay Road closed for SGN pipe works

28th May 2024 - 10th Jun 2024

Lindsay Road closed for SGN gas pipe works. Buses will divert via Wilderton Road and Leicester Road. Greenhaven and Victoria School stops will not be served by the 20 at this time. School buses will not be able to serve Greenhaven stop, however buses will expect to be delayed by the diversion, arriving at the schools late in the AM.

8, 9 - Sandy Lane Upton closed

28th May 2024 - 23rd Aug 2024

8, 9 - Sandy Lane Upton closed between Yarrells Lane and Blandford Road. Buses will divert via Yarrells Lane and Blandford Road not serving the "Bottom of Sandy Lane" stops.

33- Holdenhurst Ave closed

28th - 29th May 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 33

33- Holdenhurst Ave closed for BCP works. Bus 33 will divert via Warnford Road between Petersfield Road and Christchurch Road for these two days. The stops at St Peters Primary School will not be served.

18 - West Way Broadstone closed

27th May 2024 - 5th Jul 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 18

18 - West Way Broadstone closed for SGN Gas Mains replacement. Buses will run via Pinesprings Road and Broadstone Way missing Mallow Close, Bryony Close, Sandford Way, Upton Way and West Way stops. We are sorry for the inconvenience this will cause, which is beyond our control.

40 - Kingston Hill OPEN

24th - 31st May 2024

40 - Kingston Hill is NOW OPEN 40 to resume correct route.

8 9 60 70 - Twin Sails Bridge closed

17th May 2024 - 6th Jun 2024

8 9 60 70 - Twin Sails Bridge closed by BCP The bridge will also be closed to pedestrians and cyclists. The closure of the bridge due to further investigation following a routine inspection. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

50 60 Shore Road/ Banks Road / Haven Road Sandbanks

22nd Apr 2024 - 28th Jun 2024

50 60 Shore Road/ Banks Road / Haven Road Sandbanks due to 8km of Gas Pipe being renewed in the area, there will be multiple road closures and temporary two- and three-way lights in this area. We expect huge delays in all directions on 'Good Weather Days'. Contact SGN 0800 912 1700

Route One - High Street and The Quay closed to traffic

1st Apr 2024 - 31st Oct 2024

Route One - High Street and The Quay closed to traffic. Buses will not be able to serve the High Street or The Quay as detailed below.

BCP Council's Poole Quay and Old Town Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) will be starting on 1st April 2024 from 10am. The following areas will be closed to motor vehicles between 10am and 10pm.

The Quay (between Thames Street and the mini roundabout at the end of Old Orchard).
High Street (from the junction with Castle Street down to The Quay).
Castle Street (the first 15 metres north of the Quay).
Paradise Street.
More information can be found on the BCP Council website

These disruptions could affect future journeys

1c - CANCELLED Hunt Road shops / Flats stops closed

Today 07:00 - 31st May 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 1c

1c - Road closure Cancelled. buses will run as normal.

Route ONE - Poole Race for Life & Pretty Muddy

1st Jun 2024

Route ONE - Poole Race for Life & Pretty Muddy closes Catalina Drive. Buses will run directly via Furnell Road and not serve Labrador Drive, Catalina Drive or Newfoundland Drive.

Palestine Protest March on Saturday 1 June 2024

1st Jun 2024

There is to be a Palestine Protest March on Saturday 1 June 2024 and while there are no road closures, as these are not required for ‘rights to protest’, it appears this March is going to consist of 300 plus. The march route includes Gervis Place, the square, Pier approach, Westover Road, Old Christchurch Road and back to the Lower Gardens. No times are available at the moment and supervisors will have to ad hoc diversions as best we can to avoid disruptions and delays. Expect widespread disruption over the network.

Turbary Park Stop Suspensions due to SSSE electrical cable works

3rd Jun 2024 - 2nd Aug 2024

Turbary Park Avenue Suspensions:

Lydford Road – Stop ID: bouagtj
Affects services 36 & 85
03/06 – 28/06/24


Fernheath Road – Stop ID: bouajaw
Affects services 36 & 85

03/06 – 28/06/24


Turbary Park Centre – Stop ID: bouajgp
Affects services 5a, 14, 36 & 85
29/06 – 02/08/24


Turbary Park Centre – Stop ID: bouajmp
Affects services 5a, 14, 36 & 85
29/06 – 02/08/24

3 4 6 13 13a Wimborne closed 2000 6 June to 2130 6 June

6th Jun 2024

3 4 6 13 13a Wimborne closed 2000 6 June to 2130 6 June due to
D-DAY 80TH ANNIVERSARY BEACON LIGHTING PARADE


All buses will terminate and start on Hanham Road at the Police / Ambulance station.

West Borough and The Square will not be served in between these times.

2045 Route 3 to Poole will have to Leave Wimborne via Quarterjack, Park Lane, King Street to Julians Bridge.

To Terminate at Hanham Road Ambulance Station
2005 Route 4 from Poole
1940 Route 6 from Bournemouth
1915, 1945, 2020 Route 13/13A from Bournemouth

To Start from Hanham Road Police Station
2045 Route 3 to Poole (as above note)
2030 Route 6 to Bournemouth
2019, 2052, 2119 Route 13/13A to Bournemouth

3 4 6 13 Wimborne closed 1600 7 June to 1900 9 June due to folk festival.

7th - 9th Jun 2024

3 4 6 13 Wimborne closed 1600 7 June to 1900 9 June due to folk festival.

All buses will terminate and start on Hanham Road at the Police / Ambulance station.

**West Borough and The Square will not be served in between these times**.

Route 3 will have to enter Wimborne via the reverse of the Poole direction service, Victoria Road, Stone Lane to Priors Walk.

3 3x - Springdale Road Corfe Mullen

10th - 20th Jun 2024

PROPOSED WORKS IN YOUR AREA – Springdale Road Corfe Mullen

Between 10th and 20th June 2024, Springdale Road Corfe Mullen is scheduled for surface dressing. These sites will
form a rolling programme that is weather dependent and liable to change.
Signs on site will indicate the traffic management in operation.
Working times will be between the hours of 5am and 5pm, works will not take place at night, over the weekend or on Bank
Holidays.
Due to the unpredictable weather, a narrower window for the work will be advertised two weeks before it’s due to start. Yellow
advance notice boards will be placed on site two days prior to works.

**While works take place buses will use Albert Road and not serve Springdale Road or the Post Office stops on Wareham Road. Please watch out for the Yellow Dorset Council signs for the exact dates of works**

Bournemouth Station stand 5 Asda Access road closed

10th - 11th Jun 2024

Bournemouth Station stand 5 and Asda Access road closed. Buses towards Bournemouth Town will be diverted at Cemetery Junction via Wellington Road and Holdenhurst Road due the the access road behind Asda being closed. All buses towards Bournemouth Town will stop at Dorchester House on Holdenhurst Road instead.

X3 - Fordingbridge closed for roadworks

17th - 22nd Jun 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • X3

X3 - Fordingbridge closed for roadworks. Buses will follow the usual loop around town via the by-pass, Waverley Road, Pennys Lane, Whitsbury Road, Park Road. The stops at The Rec, Hillwoods, and the Post Office / Caxtons will NOT be served.

22 U3 X3 (& 46 85 86 755) - Holdenhurst Road closure

17th Jun 2024 - 12th Jul 2024

22 U3 X3 - Holdenhurst Road closure for major road reconstruction between Springbourne roundabout and Ashley Road. Also School routes 46 85 86 755 - More details closer to the start of the scheme.

5a 14 - Fernheath Road closed at junction of Turbary Park Ave

24th - 28th Jun 2024

5a 14 - Fernheath Road closed at junction of Turbary Park Ave. Due to SSSE electrical cable works.

33 - Holdenhurst Road (Boscombe) closed

24th - 28th Jun 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 33

33 - Holdenhurst Road (Boscombe) closed at the Queens Park Hotel. Bus 33 will divert in a loop Harewood Ave, Littledown Drive, Littledown Ave to and from Christchurch Road both ways. The 33 will NOT serve Ashley Road (Boscombe) at this time.

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed.

27th - 28th Jun 2024

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed. Routes 22 46 85 86 755 U3 will all divert via Palmerston Rd, St Clements Road Cleveland Road both ways. Route X3 will run directly along Christchurch Road and Castle Lane East to and from RBH.

33 - Holdenhurst Road (Boscombe) closed

1st Jul 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 33

33 - Holdenhurst Road (Boscombe) closed at the Queens Park Hotel. Bus 33 will divert in a loop Harewood Ave, Littledown Drive, Littledown Ave to and from Christchurch Road both ways. The 33 will NOT serve Ashley Road (Boscombe) at this time.

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed

1st Jul 2024

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed. Routes 22 46 85 86 755 U3 will all divert via Palmerston Rd, St Clements Road Cleveland Road both ways. Route X3 will run directly along Christchurch Road and Castle Lane East to and from RBH.

20 60 70 - Rail Bridge closed on Sandbanks Road.

1st Jul 2024

20 60 70 - Rail Bridge closed on Sandbanks Road. Diverted buses via Salterns Road, Tennyson Road, Mentone Road and Britannia Road. Stops at Orchard Ave and Mentone Road will not be served.

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed.

2nd - 4th Jul 2024

Holdenhurst Road / Ashley Road Boscombe closed. Routes 22 46 85 86 755 U3 will divert via Palmerston Rd, St Clements Road Cleveland Road both ways. Route X3 via Christchurch Road, Castle Lane direct to RBH towards Salisbury Only, correct route via Ashley Road towards Bournemouth

8 9 Lake Road closed 5 July to 19 July

5th - 19th Jul 2024

8 9 Lake Road closed 5 July to 19 July between Hoyal Road and Blandford Road due to SGN gas works. Buses will divert.

Springbourne Roundabout / Holdenhurst Road closed Overnight each night

8th - 10th Jul 2024

Springbourne Roundabout / Holdenhurst Road closed Overnight each night. Route 22 will divert via Palmerston Rd, St Clements Road Cleveland Road both ways. Route X3 will divert via Christchurch Road, Castle Lane direct to RBH towards Salisbury Only, correct route via Ashley Road towards Bournemouth

Purewell christchurch closed Eastbound only

9th - 11th Jul 2024

Purewell Christchurch closed Eastbound only - buses towards Somerford / New Milton will divert via Stony Lane and Purewell Cross Road and not serve the Livingstone Road stop. This is due to water works.

22 33 X3 U3 - Ashley Road Boscombe closed one way

20th Jul 2024 - 31st Aug 2024

22 33 X3 U3 - Ashley Road Boscombe closed one way due to road works by the school. Buses will run in towards Boscombe Bus station on correct route as the road will be closed in the Springbourne direction, as previously for the Travis Perkins work. Buses will divert as previous closure. Full route details will be posted closer to the time of closure as we are waiting on the Holdenhurst Road closure progress into July.

8 9 - Moorland Way closure

22nd Jul 2024 - 9th Aug 2024

8 9 - Moorland Way closure. Due to SGN gas works Moorland way will be closed. Buses will divert via Sandy Lane And Seaview Road both ways.

16 17 7b - Arne Ave closed.

6th - 9th Aug 2024

16 17 7b - Arne Ave closed. Route 16 will divert via Herbert Avenue and Northmere Road, stopping at the New Star stops and on Northmere Road. Routes 17 and 7b will divert via Melbury Avenue.

5a 14 36 85 - Turbary Park Avenue closed

2nd - 13th Sep 2024

5a 14 36 85 - Turbary Park Avenue closed for roadworks. buses will divert around the closure. (This has been postponed until September)

50 - Shore Road Swanage closed

7th Sep 2024

50 - Shore Road Swanage closed for Swanage Folk Festival. Buses will divert as usual from Crows Nest via de Moulham Road.

1B - Stony Lane closed

16th - 17th Sep 2024

  • Affected routes:
  • 1b

1B - Stony Lane closed due to roadworks. Buses will divert around the closure. (This has been postponed until September)

6 32 425 450 Top of King John Ave closed

1st Nov 2024

6 32 425 450 Top of King John Ave closed 01.11.24 buses to divert via Runnymede Ave Shapland Ave Magna Road both ways

40 - closure of Kingston Hill by Openreach

24th Nov 2024

40 - closure of Kingston Hill by Openreach. A shuttle mini bus will be provided to connect with the main 40 service to and from Langton Matravers.