Bascule Bridge will be closing from 1st August 2022 until completion of works. During which time services will need to be diverted as follows.

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Services 23, 24, 71, 75, 76, 90 & m1

NORTHBOUND: To The Centre / Broadmead / North Bristol

services will operate their normal route to Redcliff Hill or Redcliffe Way, then at the roundabout take the exit onto Redcliff Street; turn left at the end, over Bristol Bridge, then left into Baldwin Street and into Marsh Street – At the end of Marsh Street, turn right to resume normal route at Broad Quay

SOUTHBOUND: To South Bristol

Will operate as normal as far as Broad Quay, then turn left into Marsh Street to its end and turn right into Baldwin Street, then right onto Bristol Bridge, Redcliff Street and resume normal routes from Redcliff Roundabout.

Service m2

NORTHBOUND: To The Centre

The m2 will serve its normal route heading towards the city centre.

SOUTHBOUND: To Long Ashton Park & Ride

Will operate as normal as far as Broad Quay, then turn left into Marsh Street to its end and turn right into Baldwin Street, then right onto Bristol Bridge, Redcliff Street and resume normal routes from Redcliff Roundabout. Queens Square (Q2) stop is not being served during the diversion. Please use alternate stop Centre (C2) or Wapping Wharf.

SERVICE 70 & 73

TO BROADMEAD (From Temple Meads)

From Temple meads will go via Redcliffe Way, third exit at roundabout on to Redcliff Street, hen at the roundabout take the exit onto Redcliff Street; turn left at the end, over Bristol Bridge, then left into Baldwin Street and into Marsh Street – At the end of Marsh Street, turn right to resume normal route at Broad Quay

TO TEMPLE MEADS (From Broadmead)

Will operate as normal as far as The Haymarket, Then go via Bridewell Street, Nelson Street, Fairfax Street, turning right to Newgate, High Street, Bristol Bridge then via Victoria Street to continue onto Temple Meads.
70 & 73 will NOT serve broad quay stops on route to Temple Meads.

Service A1 & BRIS p&R

TO BRISTOL BUS STATION (From Temple Meads)

From Temple meads will go via Victoria Street, Bristol Bridge, Wine street and union street, going through the bus gate at the end and around to Lewins Mead to resume normal route and access Bristol Bus Station

BRIS P&R will run its normal route via Temple Way towards Haymarket.

TO BRISTOL AIRPORT (To Temple Meads)

Will operate as normal as far as Broad Quay, then turn left into Marsh Street, turn right into Baldwin Street (, right at the traffic lights over Bristol Bridge and follow Victoria Street to its end then turn right to resume normal routes.

Bris P&R will stop use the above diversion and serve Victoria Street R7 and R9 NOT Temple Meads T3

Services 39, X39, 349

TO BRISTOL:

39, X39 and 349 ONLY: Normal route to Redcliffe Way. When reaching Temple Meads, (observing stop T2) will then continue across to Victoria Street and go over Bristol Bridge. Then via High Street, Wine Street. Union Street, through the bus gate out onto Rupert Street,  Lewins Mead and into the bus station.

TO BATH / KEYNSHAM:

Exit Bristol Bus Station and go through the bus gate to turn right onto Rupert Street as normal. Then via Bridewell Street, Fairfax Street, Newgate, Wine Street over Bristol Bridge and Victoria Street. Then resume normal route from Temple Meads.

Stops not served

Due to the above diversions the following stops will not be served by the affected services above:


  • The Centre (C3) – closed to all services
    The Centre (C5) – not served 52, 70, 73
    The Centre (C9) – not served 52, 70, 73 all other services will continue to use it.
    Queen Square (Q1) – closed to all services
  • Queen Square (Q2) – closed to all services
    Temple Meads (T3) Not served by Bath services (39, 349 and x39) or Brislington Park and Ride. Services 672 and A1 will still call here.
  • Temple Meads (T4)
  • Temple Meads (T1) – Brislington Park and Ride ONLY will not call here.
  • Redcliff Way (R4) – Not served by Bath services (39, 349 and x39) & A1 Airport. The open top tour may still use this stop.
  • Redcliff Way (R5) – closed to all services
ServiceTerminating At:Stops not servedAlternative stops
23Ashton Valeon diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
24Ashton Gateon diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
39Bristol City Centre T4 R4 C6 Temple Meads T2 & Wine Street B17
39Bath City CentreT3, C3Bristol Bus Station, Wine Street B18 & Victoria Street R9
52Hengrove ParkC5, C9Contact operator
70Bristol Temple MeadsB4 & C9 Wine Street B18
71Parson Streeton diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
73Bristol Temple MeadsC9 and C5, R5Bristol Bridge R7, Victoria Street R9
75Hengroveon diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
76Hengroveon diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
90Hengroveon diversion no stops missed.on diversion no stops missed.
349Bristol City Centre T4 R4 C6 Temple Meads T2 & Wine Street B17
349KeynshamT3 C3Bristol Bus Station, Wine Street B18 & Victoria Street R9
A1Bristol City Centre Q2C2
A1Bristol AirportQ1C1
BRIS P&RTo Park and RideT3R7 & R9
m1HengroveQ1 C1
m1Cribbs CauswayQ2C2
m2Long Ashton Park and RideQ1C1
x39Bristol City Centre T4 R4 C6 Temple Meads T2 & Wine Street B17
x39Bath City CentreT3 C3Bristol Bus Station, Wine Street B18 & Victoria Street R9