Illuminations Bus Diversions - Daily from 17:00

2nd September - 4th November

Every Friday & Saturday from 18:00
2 September – 21 October

Daily from 17:00: 27 October - 4 November

Buses will divert away from the promenade during the above times due to the amount of traffic on the promenade and surrounding areas. 

You can catch most buses from Talbot Road (Wilko’s) or from Abingdon Street.

Please plan your journey with time to spare and expect delays. We are doing our best to keep you moving, but some services will be late due to reasons beyond our control.

Use this map to find out where to catch your bus during the diversions.

Service 1 Illuminations operation

Service 1 will stop operating from 19:00hrs daily from Saturday 2nd September to Saturday 30th September as per the timetable.

Service 1 will stop operating from 17:00hrs daily from Sunday 01st October to Sunday 5th November as per the timetable.

Service 2 and 2C

Northbound: Commence service from St Johns Sq, (temp stop at Co-op) Abingdon St to Talbot Rd and normal route.

Southbound: Normal route to Church Street then via St John’s Square where it will terminate/start service. (see bus stop map)

Service 3

Northbound: Normal route to Warbreck Drive, then via Cavendish Road, (additional stops sited) Devonshire Road, Bispham roundabout, Ingthorpe Avenue and back to normal route.

Southbound: Normal route to Bispham roundabout then left into Devonshire Road, right into Northgate, Cavendish Road (additional Stops on Northgate & at the junction of Cavendish Road & Warbreck Drive) then normal route to Wilko’s on Dickson Road. Then via Talbot Road, Cookson Street and back normal route. (Abingdon Street will not be served)

Service 4

Northbound: Normal route to Warbreck Drive then via Cavendish Road, (additional stops on Cavendish Road) Devonshire Road, Bispham Roundabout, Red Bank Rd, Norcliffe Rd and back to normal route.

Southbound: Normal route to Norcliffe Road (additional stops) then via Redbank Road, Bispham roundabout, right onto Devonshire Road, right onto Northgate, Cavendish Road (additional Stops on Northgate & at the junction of Cavendish Road & Warbreck Drive) then normal route to Wilko’s on Dickson Road. Then via Talbot Road, Cookson Street and back to normal route. (Abingdon Street will not be served)

Services 5, 6 and 7

Northbound: Normal route to Central Drive then via Albert Road, (temp stop past McDonalds) Regent Rd, Church Street, St Johns Square to Abingdon Street/ St Johns Sq (see bus stop map), Talbot Rd and back to normal route. (Not serving Clifton Street or Corporation St –

Southbound: Normal route to the bus stop opposite Wilko’s. Then turn right into Dickson Road, turn right at side of Funny Girls into Springfield Road, High Street, left onto Talbot Road, right at the Ramsden Arms to George Street, left at the lights into Grosvenor Street, Park Road, Reads Avenue, Central Drive and back to normal route.  (Market Street/Bank Hey St will not be served)

Service 9

Normal route to Talbot Road, right into High Street, left on Springfield Road, left on to Dickson Road and left to the Wilko’s Bus Stop where it will terminate and start service. (Clifton Street will not be served)

Service 11

Northbound: Normal route to Lytham Road, then via Tyldesley Rd, Rigby Rd, Central Drive, Albert Road (Temporary stop past McDonalds) Regent Road, Church Street, St John’s Square, Abingdon Street AB2, where it will terminate/start from.

Southbound: From Abingdon St, turn right in to Talbot Rd, Cookson St, George St, right at the lights into Grosvenor St, Park Road, Reads Avenue, Central Drive, Rigby Rd, Manchester Square, to Lytham Road and normal route.

Service 14

Normal route to Talbot Road, bus stop opposite Wilko’s (where it will terminate/start from) then right on to Dickson Road, right on to Springfield Rd, High St, left on Talbot Rd to normal route, (Corporation Street will not be served)

Service 15 and 16

Normal route to Church St to St John’s Square where service will terminate/start service (see bus stop map)

Service 17

Northbound: Normal route to Central drive, then via Albert Road (Temporary stop past McDonalds) Regent Road, Church St to St Johns Square to temp stop at Greenwoods, where it will terminate/start from. (Market st will not be served)  

Southbound: From St Johns Square, Abingdon Street, Talbot Road, right at Cookson Street, George Street, Grosvenor Street, Park Road, Reads Avenue, Central Drive, to normal route.

Service 20

To Blackpool: Normal route to Reads Avenue, then via Central drive to Albert Rd (Temp stop Past McDonalds) where service will terminate/commence.

 

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