Roundabout Closure: Maypole Roundabout, Hedge End - 16-17 & 23-24 June

Thursday, May 24 2018

Please be aware that there will be a full closure of the Maypole roundabout in Hedge End on the weekends of the 17-18th and 23-24th June, affecting our Bluestar 3 service, which will operate a slightly revised timetable and will loop around Hedge End, Boorley Green and Botley on these days.

 

From Southampton:

The diversion route for the 08:45, 09:45, 10:45 and 11:45 services on both Saturdays, and the 10:00 service on both Sundays will be:

From Sainsbury's/Tollbar Way, buses will continue along Tollbar Way and run via Winchester Road to Boorley Green and continue to Botley, terminating at Botley School. Passengers for Hedge End Village should stay on this bus.

The diversion route for the 12:45, 13:45, 14:45 and 15:45 services on both Saturdays and the 13:00 and 15:00 services on both Sundays will be:

From Heath House Lane, via Upper/Lower St Helens Road, Freegrounds Road, Hobb Lane, Northam Road, Wildern Lane, Grange Road, Locke Road, Maunsel Way, Tollbar Way and Winchester Road to Boorley Green and Botley, loop via Winchester Street, High Street and Homesland Lane (becoming the 13:21, 14:21, 15:21 and 16:21 (saturdays) and the 13:42 & 15:57 (sundays) services from Boorley Green) and follow Winchester Road back through Boorley Green and Tollbar Way to Hedge End Sainsburys for normal route back to Southampton.

For the 16:50, 17:50, 19:05, 21:10 services on both Saturdays and the 17:15 service on both Sundays:

Buses will run the diversion route from Heath House Lane as far as High Street/Homesland Lane in Botley where buses will terminate as there is no return journey back to Southampton.

For the 07:20 and 08:30 services on both Saturday's and the 08:37 on both Sundays from Boorley Green:

Buses will run via Winchester Road, Winchester Street, High Street and Homesland Lane, back on to Winchester Road through Boorley Green to Tollbar Way, then via Maunsel Way, Locke Road, Grange Road, Wildern Lane, Lower Northam Road, Hobb Lane, Freegrounds Road and Lower/Upper St Helens Road to Heath House lane to continue normal route to Southampton

Please note, there are no visible bus stops on Hobb Lane and Upper St Helens Road, however this is a bus route and a “Hail and Ride” system operates, so drivers have been made aware of the need to look out for intending customers.

From Boorley Green:

The diversion route for the 09:21, 10:21, 11:21 and 12:21 service on Saturdays, and 10:36 service on Sunday will be:

From Boorley Green (Peartree Inn) via Winchester Road/Street and High Street to Botley School as normal, then via Homeland Lane and head back along Winchester Road through Boorley Green to Tollbar Way, then via Maunsel Way, Locke Road, Grange Road, Wildern Lane, Lower Northam Road, Hobb Lane, Freegrounds Road and Lower/Upper St Helens Road to Heath House lane to continue normal route back to Southampton.


Click here for a map of the diversion route.

Click here for the timetable in operation on these days. Please check before you travel as there will be slightly revised departure times at stops between Hedge End and Botley/Boorley Green.

Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve some stops. Please see below for a list of affected stops and your nearest alternative:

Outbound (To Botley/Boorley Green):

Heath House Lane / Upper St Helens
Heath House Lane / Sherwood Avenue
Replacement Stop: Upper St Helens Road / Heath House Lane

Kings Copse Avenue / Cranbourne Park
Kings Copse Avenue / Ambleside
Replacement Stop: Lower St Helens Road / Freegrounds Road

Kings Copse Avenue / Sovereign Drive
Kings Copse Avenue / Marls Road
Replacement Stop: Hobb Lane / Mapleton Road

Kings Copse Avenue / Tripps End
Replacement Stop: Lower Northam Road / Maypole

Broad Oak / Woodhouse Lane
Broad Oak / opp Brook Cottages
High Street / Brook Lane
Replacement Stop: High Street / Botley School (Southampton-bound)

Inbound (To Southampton):

High Street / Brook Lane 
Broad Oak / adj Brook Cottages
Broad Oak / Woodhouse Lane 
Replacement Stop: High Street / Botley School

Kings Copse Avenue / Tripps End
Replacement Stop: Lower Northam Road / Maypole

Kings Copse Avenue / Marls Road
Kings Copse Avenue / Sovereign Drive
Replacement Stop: Hobb Lane / Mapleton Road

Kings Copse Avenue / Ambleside
Kings Copse Avenue / Cranbourne Park
Replacement Stop: Freegrounds Road / Cortina Way

Heath House Lane / Sherwood Avenue
Replacement Stop: Heath House Lane / Upper St Helens

We apologise for the inconvenience this will cause.

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