London to Brighton Bike Ride - Sunday 16 June
10th - 16th Jun
On Sunday 16 June the London to Brighton bike ride will be taking place resulting in road closures throughout the city. From approximately 9.30am until 7pm - 7.30pm Lewes Road will be closed southbound. The following changes to routes will apply: Route 2 Normal route. Route 22 Normal route. Route 23 This service will be suspended all day. Route 24 This service will be suspended until after 9pm due to the Bike Ride using Coldean Lane. Route 25 Between 9.30am and 7pm buses towards the Universities will operate their normal route, but will start from the Old Steine. On reaching Brighton University buses will continue to Falmer Station/A27 and will return to the city centre non-stop* to St. Peter's Church via the By-Pass, Carden Avenue, Braybon Avenue, Surrenden Road, left into Preston Drove, right into Beaconsfield Villas then London Road. Buses will terminate at the Old Steine. * Buses will observe the stop in Carden Avenue by Matalan. Routes 26 & 46 Until 7pm/7.30pm buses will terminate and restart from Hollingbury. Coldean will not be served. Owing to anticipated heavy traffic in Ditchling Road, southbound buses will be diverted via Stanford Avenue, Beaconsfield Road and London Road. Route 46 will operate in two sections - Southwick to Old Steine and Churchill Square to Hollingbury. Routes 28 & 29 Buses towards Tunbridge Wells will operate their normal route. Buses towards Brighton will operate non-stop between Falmer Station and St. Peter's Church, running via the By-Pass, Carden Avenue, Braybon Avenue, Surrenden Road, left into Preston Drove, right into Beaconsfield Villas and onto London Road. Routes 48 & 49 Between 9.30am and 7pm routes 48/49 between the city centre and Lower Bevendean/East Moulsecoomb will be suspended. A shuttle service will operate every 30 minutes between Lower Bevendean and East Moulsecoomb via The Avenue where passengers can change at The Avenue/Lewes Road to or from route 25. Route 49 will operate as normal between Portslade Station and the Old Steine. Route 50 Owing to anticipated traffic congestion on Ditchling Road, buses will run between Hollingdean and the Old Steine only between 9.30am and 7pm. Route 77 Buses will start and finish at the Old Steine and will operate towards Devils Dyke via North Street, Upper North Street and Regent Hill where they will resume their normal route at Churchill Square. Route 78 Buses towards Stanmer Park will follow their normal route. Buses towards the city centre will operate from Stanmer Park via the A27 and the Falmer flyover, returning on the other side of the A27. Services will operate non-stop* to Somerfield/London Road via the By-Pass, Carden Avenue, Braybon Avenue, Surrenden Road, left into Preston Drove, right into Beaconsfield Villas then London Road. * Buses will observe the stop in Carden Avenue by Matalan. Route 79 This services is suspended all day. Coast Road - A259 Between 9.30am and 7pm buses heading westbound from the seafront and Kemp Town will be diverted up Rock Gardens and into Edward Street to reach the Old Steine. Eastbound coastal buses will run via St . James's Street and Lower Rock Gardens.