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Valley Gardens - Southbound Bus Lane Switch

17th Feb onwards

Throughout the morning of Monday 17 February, the main switch over for southbound buses into the final scheme will begin. During the morning there will be phases of works to set up for this scheme which will result in buses operating the following new route.

New Southbound Bus Lane
All southbound services after serving the North Road bus stop, will now continue ahead (southbound) onto Marlborough Place and past the King and Queen public house. Services are to follow the road to the left until the junction of Grand Parade. A temporary set of traffic lights will be set up with the junction of Grand Parade. Buses will then turn right and resume normal
route to the Old Steine.

Northbound buses are still on diversion of the east side of St Peters Church serving a temporary stop at that location and then resuming normal route. Services will continue operating this diversion until the final resurfacing is complete.
All southbound buses are operating as normal and the North Road southbound bus stop is open.

Croft Road, Crowborough - Road Closure

21st - 28th Feb

Until further notice Crowborough High Street is closed due to emergency roadworks. Due to roadworks already on Croft Road, Crowborough, services will need to divert via Church Road and the A26 Beacon Road in both directions.

Until Friday 28 February, Croft Road in Crowborough is closed for gas works. During this time all services will divert via Church Road and Crowborough Hill in both directions.

We will be unable to serve both the Croft Road bus stops during this time. Temporary stops are located on either side of the road on Church Road, just after the roundabout.

There are also emergency works taking place in Crowborough High Street and we are unable to serve the Crowborough High Street bus stops in either direction until Sunday 15 March.

Bus Stop Suspension - Crowborough High Street

21st Feb - 15th Mar

Due to emergency roadworks on Crowborough High Street we are unable to serve both Crowborough High Street bus stops until Sunday 15 March.

The nearest stop is Crowborough Cross.

Industrial Action - Sussex University

20th Feb - 13th Mar

Due to ongoing industrial action taking place in Sussex University on the following dates:
Week One - Thursday 20 and Friday 21 February.
Week Two - Monday 24, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 February.
Week Three - Monday 2, Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 March.
Week Four - Monday 9, Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March.

From 07:30 until 15:00 daily on the above dates, services 5B, 23, 25, 25X, 50U and 84 will not be able to enter Sussex University campus.

Services from Brighton Academy will need to continue up to the A27, onto the slip road and serve the Sussex University bus stop. Services will continue over to Brighton University Falmer Campus before proceeding to Falmer Station.

The evening Service 84 will operate as per normal.

A shuttle bus service around the campus for disabled students and staff using public transport will be provided from 09:30 until 15:00 where buses cannot maintain normal access to the campus.

Bus Stop Suspension - Chyngton Gardens (Eastbound)

19th - 24th Feb

Due to roadworks on Eastbourne Road, Seaford, the eastbound Chyngton Gardens bus stop is suspended from Wednesday 19 until Monday 24 February, inclusive.

The nearest stops during this time are Manor Road (12, 12X), Chyngton Gardens (12A) and Chyngton Lane.

Bus Stop Suspension - Adur Road (Eastbound)

17th Feb - 6th Mar

Due to roadworks on Upper Shoreham Road, Shoreham, the eastbound Adur Road bus stop is suspended from Monday 17 February until Friday 6 March.

The nearest stops during this time are the Red Lion and The Driveway.

Grand Parade, Eastbourne - Road Closure

14th Feb onwards

Due to the fire (at the end of last year) on Grand Parade in Eastbourne, our Coaster services are unable to serve Eastbourne Pier.

Until further notice service 12, 12X and 13X are operating from the Memorial Roundabout along Devonshire Place, left onto Grand Parade and left again onto Terminus Road to resume normal route.

Please note 12X journeys that start from Birch Road (departure times with a B next to them) will operate as normal until just before Eastbourne Pier where they will turn right onto Marine Parade Road and then left onto Seaside Road. Services will then turn right onto Cavendish Place and left onto Pevensey Road continuing onto Lismore Road. Services will then take the 4th exit at Memorial Roundabout onto South Street to resume normal route. The following stops cannot be served during this time: Eastbourne Pier, Terminus Road and Trinity Trees.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Brighton Half Marathon - Sunday 23 February

23rd Feb

The Brighton Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 23 February. Starting at 09:00 from Madeira Drive, runners will head from the SeaLife Centre roundabout along the A259 to the east of the city. Runners will turn just before Roedean Road and head west back into the
city centre. At the SeaLife Centre roundabout runners will then head up the A23 to Union Road and then return to the SeaLife Centre roundabout before heading and all the way along to Hove Lagoon turning around again and heading back to Madeira Drive where they finish.

Owing to the multiple road closures in the city there will be a limited service operating until approximately 12:00 when full service can start to be restored.

The roads around the Level and Old Steine are closed from 08:15. The A259 Coast Road from Roedean Road up to the SeaLife Centre roundabout is closed from 08:15 until 11:15, and the SeaLife Centre roundabout is closed until 13:30.

Departures from Churchill Square will start from 12:00

Eastbound buses from the west of the city terminating in Western Road will operate via Montpelier Road, Upper North Street and Regent Hill to the Clarence Square stop, returning via normal route. Further details on bus services are as below:

Routes 1 & 1A
Until 12:00, buses will operate between Mile Oak & Churchill Square and between Eastern Road (Bingo Hall) & Whitehawk only.

Route 2
Until 12:00 these services will operate between Steyning/Shoreham and Churchill Square only.
Service 2 from Rottingdean will operate to the Eastern Road Bingo Hall only.

Routes 5, 5A & 5B
Until 12:00, services will operate between Hangleton and Churchill Square.
From Patcham and Hollingbury services will operate to Preston Circus only.

Route 6
Normal service.

Route 7
From 08:00 until 12:00 this service will operate between George Street and the Clock Tower only. Buses from Hove will run via Upper Gloucester Road and Buckingham Road to Imperial Arcade, returning via the Clock Tower and Queens Road.
Services to/from the Marina will be suspended until 12:00 during which time a limited alternative service on Route 23 will run every 15 minutes between the Marina and Eastern Road (Bingo Hall).

Routes 12, 12A & 13X
Until 12:00, buses will start and terminate at Eastern Road (Bingo Hall), operating via Roedean Road and Eastern Road to the Bingo Hall.
From 12:00 until 14:00, buses will operate via Lower Rock Gardens and Edward Street in both directions. Services towards Imperial Arcade will use bus stop H in the Old Steine.

Routes 14, 14B & 14C
From 07:00 until 12:00, buses will start and terminate at Eastern Road (Bingo Hall), operating as Route 14C. From 12:00 until 14:00, buses will operate via Lower Rock Gardens and Edward Street in both directions.
Services towards Imperial Arcade to use bus stop U in the Old Steine.

Route 18
This route will be suspended until 12:00. The first departures will be from the Pepper Pot at 12:20 and Brighton Station at 12:35. Service 23 will be an alternative from Queens Park Road during the event.

Routes 21 & 21A
Until 12:00, buses from the Marina will terminate at Pepper Pot, returning to the Marina via Down Terrace. Buses from Goldstone Valley will terminate at Clarence Square, service to Goldstone Valley will run 5 - 10 minutes later.

Route 22
Until 12:00, buses will run between Woodingdean and Lewes Road Bus Garage only, operating via Hartington Road between Race Hill and the Bus Garage.

Route 23
Normal service, plus between from 08:00 until 12:00 buses will run every 15 minutes between Brighton Marina and Eastern Road (Bingo Hall), replacing Route 7.

Route 24
Until 12:00 buses will run between Hollingbury ASDA and Lewes Road Bus Garage only.

Route 25
From 07:00 until 12:00, Route 25 will operate between the Universities and Lewes Road Garage only.

Route 26 (and 46 in Hollingbury)
Until 12:00, buses will run between Hollingbury ASDA and Fiveways only. Buses returning towards Hollingbury will start from Ditchling Road/Rugby Road.

Route 27
Until 12:00, services are terminating at Eastern Road Bingo Hall. Services from Westdene will terminate at the Clock Tower. From Westdene buses will run via Upper Gloucester Road and Buckingham Road to Imperial Arcade, returning via the Clock Tower and Queens Road.
Normal cross-town services will resume from approx. 12:00 onwards, except that, until 14:00 Services to operate via Edward Street and Lower Rock Gardens in both directions, service to Westdene to serve stop H in the Old Steine during that time.

Routes 28 &29
Buses from Tunbridge Wells, Ringmer and Lewes will terminate at/start from Lewes Road Bus Garage until 1200. Normal service from Churchill Square will resume with the 12:35 departure.

Route 46 (Southwick)
Until 12:00, buses will run between Southwick and Churchill Square only.

Route 48
Until 12:00, buses will run between Lower Bevendean and Lewes Road Garage only. Normal service from Bevendean will resume with the 12:01 departure from Bodiam Avenue terminus.

Route 49
Services to/from Portslade will be suspended until 12:12 – alternative buses on Portland Road will be available on routes 2 and 46.
Until 12:00, buses will run between East Moulsecoomb and Lewes Road Garage only.

Route 50
Until 12:00 only a shuttle service between Lewes Road Sainsbury’s and Hollingdean will operate. Normal service will resume from 12:00.

Route 77
This service will be suspended until the 11:43 departure from Brighton Station to Devils Dyke.
Until 15:15, buses will terminate in Old Steine at stop Q, and will run via North Street, Upper North Street and Regent Hill to Churchill Square where they resume normal route. The Brighton Palace Pier and i360 cannot be served during this time. Towards the Town Centre, buses will follow their normal route but will terminate in Old Steine. Normal route resumes with the 15:15 departure from Brighton Palace Pier.

Route 78
This service will start at 12:20 from Lewes Road Garage to Stanmer, then as normal.

Route 79
This service will start at 12:04 from Fiveways to Ditchling Beacon, then as normal.

Hawkhurst Road, Coldean - Road Closure

23rd Feb

On Sunday 23 February Hawkhurst Road in Coldean will be closed between 09:00 and 16:00 due to roadworks.

During this time services will have to remain on Coldean Lane and will serve all stops on Coldean Lane.

We will be unable to serve the following stops:
- Forest Road
- Middleton Rise
- Twyford Road
- Varley Park
- Standean Close
- Haig Avenue
- Saunders Hill

Bus Stop Suspension - Royal Sussex County Hospital (Westbound)

29th Feb - 1st Mar

On Saturday 29 February and Sunday 1 March the westbound stop outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital will be suspended.

During these times a temporary stop will be situated just outside the outpatients building.

Clock Tower Junction - Road Closure

8th - 9th Mar

From 19:00 on Sunday 8 March until 05:00 the following morning the Clock Tower junction will be closed for road resurfacing. During these times services will be diverted.

Services that would normally terminate at Imperical Arcade will be terminating at the Old Steine.

Service 7, 27, N7 and services that would normal serve Brighton Station
Eastbound services will operate as normal to Brighton Station and then along North Road to regain their normal route.
Westbound services will operate via Church Street, Spring Gardens and North Road to Brighton Station where they will resume normal route.

Service 6 will operate via Montpelier Road and Terminus Road in both directions.

Service 18 towards Brighton Station will turn right at the bottom of Edward Street and via Church Street, Spring Gardens and North Road to Brighton Station.
Service 18 towards Queens Park will continue straight down Montpellier Road onto the A259 along to the Old Steine to resume normal route.

Through city services travelling westbound will go from Stop Z at the Old Steine along the A259 Kings Road, turning right up Preston Street to resume normal route.

Through city services travelling eastbound will turn right into Montpelier Road, then turn left onto the A259 Kings Road where they will resume normal route at the Old Steine.

We are unable to serve North Street, Churchill Square/Western Road and Queens Road during this time.

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