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Armed Forces Parade & Celebrations - Sunday 30th June

Please be aware that many roads in Southampton City Centre will be closed on Sunday 30th June, between 6am and 6pm owing to the Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebrations, affecting Bluestar 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 16, 17, 18, Quayconnect and Unilink U1, U2 & U6.

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Bluestar 6, 8, 9, 11, 12 are unaffected.

Road Closures and times:

From 6am to 6pm:
Above Bar Street (between London Road and Civic Centre Road)
Commercial Road (between Above Bar Street and Havelock Road)

From 6am to midday: 
High Street (between Town Quay and Castle Way)
Bernard Street (between High Street and Queensway)

From 10:30am to midday:
Bargate Street/Hanover Buildings (between Portland Terrace and Palmerston Road)
Vincents Walk (between Pound Tree Road and Hanover Buildings)
Above Bar Street (between Civic Centre Road and Pound Tree Road)

Diversions:

Bluestar 1 and 2:

From 6am until 6pm:
Buses towards the city centre will divert after Giddy Bridge (London Road) via Cumberland Place and Havelock Road to Portland Terrace and will be unable to serve stops at the Cenotaph and Civic Centre. Buses will serve the Seacity Museum as an alternative.

From 6am until 10:30am:
Buses out of the city centre will start at Hanover Buildings and serve Above Bar Street (Stop AC/AD) as normal, then divert via Civic Centre Road, Havelock Road and Cumberland Place to London Road and will be unable to serve the Cenotaph. Buses will serve BBC Studios as an alternative.

From 10:30am until Midday:
Inbound buses will run as above but terminate at Westquay. Outbound buses will then start from Castle Way (Stop BI/BJ) and run via Portland Terrace, Havelock Road and Cumberland Place to London Road and will be unable to serve stops at Hanover Buildings, Above Bar (Stop AC/AD) and the Cenotaph. Buses will serve BBC Studios as an alternative.

Bluestar 3 and 16:

Between 10:30am and midday:
Buses into the city centre will divert from Six Dials via Kingsway and Houndwell Place, and terminate outside Debenhams on Queensway.

Buses out of the city will then start from here and run via Queensway, Bernard Street, Threefield Lane and St Mary's Place/Kingsway to re-join normal route from Six Dials.

Unfortunately this means they will be unable to serve stops at Solent University, Park Walk, Above Bar Street and Vincents Walk inbound, and Bargate Street, ASDA/Marlands, Civic Centre, Park Walk and Solent University outbound. Please use the Debenhams stop on Queensway.

Bluestar 4:

From 6am until 10:30am and again from midday to 6pm:
Buses out of the city will divert after Above Bar Street (Stop AF) and run via Civic Centre Road and Havelock Road to West Park Road for normal route to Central Station. This means they will be unable to serve the Commercial Road (Art Gallery) stop. Buses into the city are unaffected.

Between 10:30 and midday:
Buses into the city will run as normal to Westquay where they will terminate. Buses leaving the city will then start from Castle Way (Stop BI/BJ) and run via Portland Terrace and Havelock Road to West Park Road for normal route to Central Station. Unfortunately this means they will be unable to serve stops at Vincents Walk, Above Bar (Stop AF) and Commercial Road (Art Gallery). Buses will serve the BBC Studios stop as an alternative.

Bluestar 7:

From Sholing to Aldermoor between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will run as normal to Above Bar (Stop AF) and then divert via Civic Centre Road and Havelock Road to West Park Road to Central Station, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road (Art Gallery). Buses will serve BBC Studios as an alternative.

From Sholing to Aldermoor between 10:30am-midday:
Buses will run as normal to Houndwell Place (Debenhams), then divert via Palmerston Road, East Park Terrace, Brunswick Place and Cumberland Place to Commercial Road (in front of Mayflower Theatre) to rejoin normal route. A temporary stop will be placed on Commercial Road near to Wyndham Place/Hill Lane for Central Station. Please note there will be no stops between Houndwell Place (Debenhams) and the Central Station temporary stop.

From Aldermoor to Sholing between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will run as normal to Central Station / West Park Road and then divert via Havelock Road and Civic Centre Road to Above Bar Street, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road (Art Gallery). Buses will serve Seacity Museum as an alternative.

From Aldermoor to Sholing between 10:30am-midday:
Buses will run as normal to Central Station and West Park Road, and will then divert as above in reverse via Cumberland Place, Brunswick Place, East Park Terrace and Palmerston Road to Houndwell Place (Debenhams). Please note there will be no stops between Central Station and Houndwell Place (Debenhams).

Bluestar 17:

From Weston to Adanac Park between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will divert after Above Bar (Stop AF) and run via Civic Centre Road and Havelock Road to West Park Road to Central Station, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road Art Gallery. Buses will serve BBC Studios as an alternative.

From Weston to Adanac Park between 10:30am-midday:
Buses will divert after Central Bridge via Threefield Lane and St Mary's Place to Houndwell Place (Debenhams) then via Palmerston Road, East Park Terrace, Brunswick Place and Cumberland Place to Commercial Road (in front of Mayflower Theatre) to rejoin normal route. A temporary stop will be placed on Commercial Road near to Wyndham Place/Hill Lane for Central Station. Please note there will be no stops between Houndwell Place (Debenhams) and the Central Station temporary stop.

Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Bernard Street, Holyrood Church, Castle Way, Vincents Walk, Above Bar Street (Stop AF) and Commercial Road (Art Gallery).

From Adanac Park to Weston between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will divert after Central Station / West Park Road and run via Havelock Road and Civic Centre Road to Above Bar Street, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road Art Gallery. Buses will serve Seacity Museum as an alternative.

From Adanac Park to Weston between 10:30am-midday:
Buses will run as normal to Central Station and West Park Road, and will then divert via Cumberland Place, Brunswick Place, East Park Terrace and Palmerston Road to Houndwell Place (Debenhams). Please note there will be no stops between Central Station and Houndwell Place (Debenhams). Then via St Marys Place/Evans Street to rejoin normal route at Marsh Lane/Terminus Terrace.

Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Commercial Road (Art Gallery), Above Bar Street (Stop AB), Vincents Walk, Castle Way, Holyrood Church, Bernard Street and Threefield Lane.

Bluestar 18:

From Thornhill to Millbrook between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will divert after Above Bar (Stop AF) and run via Civic Centre Road and Havelock Road to West Park Road to Central Station, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road (Art Gallery). Buses will serve BBC Studios as an alternative.

From Thornhill to Millbrook between 10:30am and midday:
Buses will run as normal to Houndwell Place (Debenhams), then divert via Palmerston Road, East Park Terrace, Brunswick Place and Cumberland Place to Commercial Road (in front of Mayflower Theatre) to rejoin normal route. A temporary stop will be placed on Commercial Road near to Wyndham Place/Hill Lane for Central Station. Please note there will be no stops between Houndwell Place (Debenhams) and the Central Station temporary stop. This means we will be unable to serve stops at Vincents Walk, Above Bar (Stop AF) and Commercial Road (Art Gallery).

From Millbrook to Thornhill between 6am-10:30am and midday-6pm:
Buses will divert after Central Station / West Park Road and run via Havelock Road and Civic Centre Road to Above Bar Street, this means we will be unable to serve Commercial Road Art Gallery. Buses will serve Seacity Museum as an alternative.

From Millbrook to Thornhill between 10:30 and midday:
Buses will run as normal to Central Station and West Park Road, and will then divert via Cumberland Place, Brunswick Place, East Park Terrace and Palmerston Road to Queensway (Debenhams). Please note there will be no stops between Central Station and Queensway (Debenhams). Buses will then run via Bernard Street, Threefield Lane and Kingsway to rejoin normal route at Six Dials. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Commercial Road (Art Gallery), Above Bar Street (Stop AB), Vincents Walk, Bargate Street, ASDA/Marlands, 

Quayconnect:

From 6am-midday from Central Station to Town Quay:
Buses will run direct between Central Station and Town Quay via West Quay Road, and will be unable to serve stops at Telephone House, Holyrood Church, Westquay and ASDA/Marlands. Buses will serve a temporary stop outside IKEA.

From 6am-midday from Town Quay to Central Station:
Buses will run direct between Town Quay and Central Station via Harbour Parade and will be unable to serve stops at ASDA/Marlands, Westquay, Holyrood Church and Telephone House. Buses will serve a temporary stop outside Decathlon.

Unilink:

Unilink U1A:

Between 6am-6pm:
Buses will divert between Central Station and Giddy Bridge (London Road) via Havelock Road and Cumberland Place and will be unable to serve the Civic Centre and Cenotaph stops. Buses will use the BBC Studios stop as an alternative.

Between 6am-10:30am:
Buses leaving NOCS/Dock Gate 5 will divert via Orchard Road, Brintons Road, Queensway and Hanover Buildings/Bargate Street to Portland Terrace for Westquay. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Platform Road, Telephone House and Holyrood Church.

Between 10:30 and midday:
Buses will depart NOCS/Dock Gate 5 as normal and serve Platform Road, then divert via West Quay Road and Harbour Parade to Central Station. Unfortunately this means they will be unable to serve Telephone House, Holyrood Church, Westquay and ASDA/Marlands. Buses will serve a temporary stop on Harbour Parade outside Decathlon.

Unilink U1C:

Between 6am-6pm:
Buses will divert between Giddy Bridge (London Road) and Central Station via Cumberland Place and Havelock Road, and will be unable to serve the Cenotaph and Civic Centre stops. Buses will use the Seacity Museum stop as an alternative.

Between 6am-10:30:
From Westquay, buses will divert via Bargate Street/Hanover Buildings, Queensway, Brintons Road and Orchard Road to Platform Road to Dock Gate 4/NOCS. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Holyrood Church, Telephone House and Platform Road.

Between 10:30am-midday:
From Central Station, buses will divert via West Quay Road to rejoin normal route at Platform Road to NOCS. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at ASDA/Marlands, Westquay, Holyrood Church and Telephone House.

Unilink U2:

Between 6am and 6pm:
U2B
buses from Mayflower Halls will divert via Cumberland Place to London Road and will be unable to serve stops at Commercial Road (Art Gallery) and the Cenotaph. Customers are advised to please use Mayflower Halls on West Park Road or Giddy Bridge on London Road.

U2C buses are unaffected.

Unilink U6:

Between 10:30am and midday:
U6C buses will divert after RSH Hospital / Jurys Inn Roundabout via Brunswick Place, Cumberland Place and Havelock Road to rejoin normal route at Portland Terrace to Westquay. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at East Park Terrace, Park Walk and Civic Centre.

U6H buses will divert after ASDA/Marlands on Portland Terrace and run via Havelock Road, Cumberland Place and Brunswick Place to Jurys Inn Roundabout for normal route to RSH Hospital. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve Civic Centre, Park Walk and East Park Terrace.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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