There are various roadworks schemes taking place this week, from Tuesday 27th August, affecting a number of services. 

Services 8 and 81 (11pm-4am) Wednesday 28th August – Saturday 31st August

South West Water will be carrying out additional works in Lipson Vale close to Bernice Terrace requiring a road closure between Wednesday 28th August and Saturday 31st August from 11pm until 4am.

The 23:05 service 8 from Royal Parade will be operating a diverted route via Mutley Plain and Lower Compton to Blandford Road then Pike Road/Old Laira Road/Efford Lane/Torridge Way to Lower Compton/Mutley/North Hill.

The last bus serving Alexandra Road from Royal Parade in the evenings during this period will be the 22:42 service 9. The last bus from Alexandra Road towards Royal Parade will be the 22:54 service 9.

Both evening journeys on the service 81 will be diverted Greenbank/Mutley/Lower Compton/Pike Road and on to the normal route. Morning journeys on the service 81 should be unaffected.

Works are weather dependent and can be subject to alteration and cancellation without notice.

Charles Street closure Tuesday 27th August – Thursday 19th August

From Tuesday 27th August 2019 resurfacing work will commence on Charles Street as part of the Charles Cross Scheme.

Work will be carried out in phases overnight between 19:00-07:00 from Tuesday 27th August until Thursday 29th August, during which, Charles Street will be closed to traffic travelling towards North Hill. 

All the following services will be on diversion and will follow a route from Royal Parade to Western Approach, North Cross, Coburg Street to North Hill, where they will resume their normal routes: 8/9, 20/20A, 27B/28A, 35/35A, 40/41, 42/42A/42B/42C, 44/44A, 61/62, and 81.

Charles Street closure from Thursday 19th August

Resurfacing work will commence on Charles Street southbound as part of the Charles Cross Scheme. 

From Thursday 29th August until Saturday 31st August between the hours of 19:00 and 07:00, Charles Street southbound including Ebrington Street junction will be closed. 

Services 23/24 will depart the City Centre via Bretonside to Exeter Street and will then turn right along Exeter Street to Tothill Avenue/Greenbank, from where they will return to the normal route. These services will follow this route towards Royal Parade to Charles Street northbound.

Works are weather dependent and subject to alteration and cancellation with no notice.