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Bus Service Diversions in Blackpool Town Centre

16th Nov onwards

Due to works on Dickson Road, our services will be changing how they travel through the town centre from Monday 16 November.

This diversion means there will be a change to where to catch your services 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 18, & 20.

Services 3 and 4 to Cleveleys can be caught from Topping Street.
Services 3 and 4 to Mereside can be caught from the bus stop on Clifton Street.

All other services, which previously could be caught from Queen Street, can now be caught from Abingdon Street North, outside Central Library.

Changes to your Bus Services - Sunday 08 November

8th Nov onwards

Following the government announcement of further national restrictions from Thursday 05 November, there will be some minor changes to our services from Sunday 8th November.

Our priority is to make sure that customers who need to travel with us can continue to do so safely. These small changes are so that we can effectively manage our available resources and ensure the safety of our team members.

Most routes will remain unchanged Monday to Friday, including all of our ‘X’ services, and most changes have been made in ‘off peak’ periods such as evenings and weekends.

Stop closed - Halifax street

24th Nov onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 4

Due to works taking place, service 4 won't be using Halifax Street stop for up to 3 days.

Customers can catch the 4 on the corner of Preston old road/ St.Leonards Road.

Stop closed- Anchorsholme lane, North drive (Southbound)

23rd - 26th Nov

Due to works taking place around this stop, there is a temporary stop at a lampost 100 yards south. Works expected to take up to 3 days.

Extra X2C service

23rd Nov onwards

The 15:10 bus that departs Knott End will now depart at 15:00 as an X2C for the benefit of School pupils. The 15:05 bus is unaffected. This will be in effect until further notice.

Service 1 Diverson

19th Nov onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 1

Due to a road closure between Gynn Square and Pleasant Street, service 1 is currently diverted on to Dickson Road. Trams are unaffected.

Service 75 Diversion - School Days Only

5th Oct onwards

Due to congestion in the area, our 13:41 service from Fleetwood (arriving at 15:06) and our 14:40 service from Preston (arriving at 15:06) will be diverting and not serve Newton Village bus stops.

This diversion will be in place on school days only (Mon - Fri).

During this time, you will be able to catch your service at bus stops on Blackpool Road.

Service 4 Diversion - Stanley School

7th Sep onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 4

Due to the amount of cars parked around Stanley School and its junctions, our service 4 will be diverting away from Wordsworth Avenue and Kipling Drive between 08:00 - 09:00 and 14:30 - 15:30 on school days only.

You will be able to catch or alight your service 4 from any bus stops on Preston Old Road or Preston New Road. The service will return to normal route at Kentmere Drive.

Stop Closed - Talbot Road Opposite Wilko

7th Sep onwards

Due to temporary lights and the demolition of the Wilko building, the southbound Talbot Road bus stop opposite Wilko will close on Monday 07 September until further notice.

You will be able to catch services 5, 6 and 7 from a temporary stop further along Talbot Road (just before the Abingdon Street traffic lights).
You can catch services 9 and 14 from Queen Street/Central Library.

Stop Closed - Service 3 & 4 Southbound - Dickson Road

7th Sep onwards

Due to the demolition of the Wilko building, the southbound service 3 & 4 stop (to Mereside) will be closed from 07 September until further notice.

You will be able to catch your services from a temporary stop in the car/taxi bay outside Funny Girls.

'X' Services for Students Only

2nd Sep onwards

With the return of students back to class and to make sure that they and other customers can travel as safely as possible, we have introduced X services on peak school routes and at peak times. These services, identifiable by an X in front of the number, are intended for school children only and are not regular service buses. Your regular services are timed to arrive within a few minutes of the X services for your onward journey.

Stop Closed - Talbot Road Wilko - Northbound

22nd Jul onwards

Due to demolition works taking place at the Wilko’s site, the bus stop outside Wilko on Talbot Road will not be in use until further notice.

Where to catch your services -

Services 5, 6, 7, 9 and 14 – Corporation Street or Queen Street

Services 18 and 20 – Queen Street

Services 2 and 2C Abingdon Street or Queen Street.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Stop Closed - St Patrick's Road South

26th Nov onwards

Due to works taking place, St Patrick's Road South will be closed until further notice. Temporary stops have been put in place adjacent to the Parish Church, St Annes Road East.

Diversion- West Drive, Thornton

30th Nov - 10th Dec

  • Affected routes:
  • 75

From Monday 30 November until Friday 11 December, service 75 will be diverting away from West Drive in both directions between 09:00 and 16:00 due to roadworks taking place.

Toward Preston
Normal route to Mayfield Ave, right onto West Dr, left onto Amounderness Way (A585) at roundabout take 4th exit onto Victoria Rd West, continue to Cleveleys, at Cleveleys Crescent drive around and return onto Victoria Rd West, back on route.

Towards Fleetwood
Normal route to Cleveleys, drive around the Crescent continuing back down Victoria Rd West, at the roundabout take 1st exit onto Amounderness Way, right onto West Drive, normal route