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Christmas Events 2017 Diversions & Closures

Christmas is on it's way and that magical time of the year will be upon us before we know it! Over the festive season there are many local events held across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire such as Christmas Light Switch-ons and Christmas markets.

Check out the details of local events and markets to see how this may affect your journey....

Nottingham Christmas Light Switch-on - Friday 17 November

Bingham Town Christmas Fair - Friday 01 December

Christmas in the city kicks off on Friday 17 November, with the opening of Nottingham Winter Wonderland at 11am and Christmas lights switch-on at 7.30pm.
As part of the Christmas Lights switch on event taking place in Nottingham City Centre, bus stops on Friar Lane, Beastmarket Hill & Angel Row are to be withdrawn for a period of time.
• As a result of this our Y5 service will be unable to serve Friar Lane between 18:30 and 20:35.
• Instead the service will depart and terminate at Maid Marian Way.
We will resume service from Friar Lane once the road re-opens. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 Due to the Bingham Town Christmas Fair, there will be temporary road closures around the Market Place between 13:00 and 21:00 on Friday 01 December.
 For the duration of the closure, our 822 service will divert as follows: Via Church Street - Cherry Street – Long Acre – Fairfield Street – Newgate Street and Vice Versa.
We anticipate minor delays on our 822 service because of this diversion.
We will resume to serve the Market Place and surrounding area once the roads re-open. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.


 


Matlock Christmas Market - Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December

 Between the hours of 07:00 – 16:00 on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December, Matlock Bridge will be closed to make way for the annual Christmas Market.
• For the duration of the closure, our 110/111 services will divert as follows: Via Bank Road – Imperial Road – Bus Station – A615 Bakewell Road – A6 Derwent Way, not vice versa.
We will resume to serve Matlock Bridge once the road re-opens. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.


 


Victorian Matlock Christmas Weekend - Saturday 02 December

 Due to the events of the Victorian Matlock Christmas Weekend, there will be a temporary rolling road closure between 16:15 and 16:45 on Saturday 02 December.
• This rolling road closure will affect the following roads A615 Bakewell Road – A615 Causeway Lane – Matlock Bridge – A6 Dale Road.
We anticipate minor delays on our 110/111 service because of this. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.


 


Ilkeston Festive Light Switch-on - Friday 01 December

 A magical evening of festive fun, seasonal sights, live music and free family entertainment will all be on offer at the Ilkeston's big Christmas Lights switch-on.
 As part of the Christmas Lights switch on event taking place in Ilkeston, bus stops on Wharncliffe Road, Bath Street, East Street, South Street and the Market Place are to be withdrawn for a period of time.
As a result of this our Y3, Y59 & 11 services will be unable to serve this area between 17:30 and 20:30.
Instead the service will divert as follows for the duration of the closure: Via Wharncliffe Road – Albert Street – Queens Drive – South Street and vice versa.
Our services will use the following temporarys stops located on Albert Street: Temporary Stop 3 - Y3 & 11 towards Derby and Y59 towards Smalley, Temporary Stop 4 - Y3 towards Cotmanhay and 11 towards Ilkeston Hospital.
We will resume service in this area once the roads re-open. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

We apologise for any delays and inconvenience caused to your journey during these times. We suggest passengers allow a little extra time for their journeys at these times.


 


Spondon Alight - Saturday 24 November

On Saturday 25th November it’s the Spondon Christmas Light switch on. From 2:00pm-9:00pm the Village Centre roads and streets will close meaning that our buses will need to divert during this time.
• Buses will divert as follows: From Derby: A52 - left onto Borrowash/ASDA slip-road - follow the island round onto A6005 - left onto willowcroft Road - right onto South Avenue - left onto Gravel Pit Lane - right onto Stoney Lane - left onto Sandringham Drive, then follow the usual route towards Ilkeston.
Buses will divert as follows: From Ilkeston: left onto Sandringham Drive - Right onto Stoney Lane - left onto Gravel Pit Lane - Right onto South Avenue - Merge onto Willowcroft Road, then follow the usual route towards Derby.
We anticipate minor delays on our Y3 service because of this diversion.
• We will resume normal service once Spondon Village re-opens. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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 Due to the events of the West Hallam Christmas Light Switch-on, there will be a temporary road closure along The Village from its junction with St Wilfrid's Road and its junction with Hallam Way between 16:45 and 19:00 on Saturday 02 December.
 For the duration of the closure, our Y59 service will divert as follows: Via Scargill Road, Hallam Way and vice versa.
We anticipate minor delays on the service because of this.
We will resume to serve through The Village once the road re-opens. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.


 


West Hallam Christmas Light Switch-on - Saturday 02 December