On 26th July 2022 between 6:30am and 3:30pm, Bath City Centre will be hosting the Freedom of the City Parade, during which time, vehicular traffic including public transport will be unable to access certain roads.

Bus Diversions

Various Roads in Bath City Centre will be closed to various services to facilitate a parade taking place between 06:30 and 15:30 on Tuesday 26th July.

Bus Stops NOT being served:

  • Walcot Gate (S)
  • Walcot Gate (N)
  • Hilton Hotel – (Sf) (certain services only)
  • Hilton Hotel (Se)
  • Milsom Street (Sc)
  • Milsom Street (Sg)
  • Broad Street (Sd)
  • Grand Parade (Ci)
  • Grand Parade (Cl)
  • Bath Abbey (Cf)
  • Guildhall (Cg)
  • Guildhall (Cc)
  • Terrace Walk (Cb)
  • Terrace Walk (Ca)
  • Dorchester Street (Bp)
  • Manvers Street (Bg)
  • Manvers Street (Be)

Alternative Stops for affected services:

  • Bus Station – 228, 272, 273, 11, D1, 620, 779,
  • U1 – North Parade (Cd)
  • 3 – Dorchester Street (BK), Dorchester Street (Bl)
  • 31, 716 – Queen Square (Sa)
  • 6, 6a, 7, 20, 620 – Alfred Street (Aa), Alfred Street (Ab)
  • 94: Laura Place (NE), Laura Place (SW)
    X31 – Hilton Hotel (Sf) , Hilton Hotel (SE)

Services & Diversions:
STANDARD OPERATER DIVERSIONS:
Faresaver – Walcot Street – Broad Street
StageCoach – Dorchester Street – Broad Quay – Ambury – Corn Street – Green Park Road – Charles Street – Chapel Row – Queen Square – Gay Street – George Street – Lansdown Road.
CT Coaches – Walcot Street – Broad Street
Libra Travel – Great Pultney Street – Laura place roundabout – Great Pultney Street

First Bus (See below):

Service 3 & D1 – towards Bath City Centre – normal route until mini roundabout (junction of The Paragon and London Road). Instead of turning left onto Walcot Street, continue straight over onto The Paragon. onto George Street (when open), then follow the road onto Gay Street, Queens Square, Chapel Row, Green Park, Corn Street, St James Parade, will enter the bus station to turn around and pick up/drop off on Bus Station side of Dorchester Street.
From Bath City Centre – reverse of above.

Service 6, 6a & 7 – towards Bath City Centre – normal route until bottom of hill, turn right onto George Street, instead of using Milsom Street continue around to Gay Street, Queens Square, Chapel Row, Green Park, Corn Street, St James Parade, will enter the bus station to turn around and pick up/drop off on Bus Station side of Dorchester Street.
From Bath City Centre – reverse of above.

Service 31 – turn onto George Street, instead of using Milsom Street continue around to Gay Street, Queens Square, circle back to Gay Street, George Street and left onto normal route.

Service U1 – towards University normal route to Manvers Street then turn right into North Parade then the normal route.
From University – normal route.

Service 20 – towards University – normal route until bottom of hill, then turn right onto George Street, instead of using Milsom Street continue around to Gay Street, Queens Square, Chapel Row, Green Park, Corn Street, St James Parade then will enter the bus station to turn around and pick up/drop off on Bus Station side of Dorchester Street – continue normal route.
From University – reverse of above, and pick up/drop off on Bus Station side of Dorchester Street.
Be aware the 20 will serve the same stop in both directions.

Service 11 – from Bath Bus Station – from Manvers Street, turn right onto North Parade, left onto Pulteney Road, left at the roundabout onto Vane Street/Edward Street, right onto Great Pulteney Street (normal route).
Observe stops at the end of Great Pulteney Street.
To Bath Bus Station – reverse of the above.