Bus Diverions & Roadworks

Date/Time From:

Friday 7th December

Date/Time To:

Monday 10th December

Operators Affected:

Arriva, Go North East and National Express

Route(s) Affected:

1, 53, 57/57A, 306, 333 and NX Coaches


To assist with the management of North Shields Christmas Market, road closures around Northumberland Place/Northumberland Square from its junction with Church Way to its junction with Upper Norfolk Street commencing on the Friday 7th December 2018 at 05:00 until Monday 10th December 2018 at 18:00.
Arriva services 53, 57A, 306, Go North East service 1, Nexus service service (Go North East) 333 and National Express services will operate as follows:

Services 53 and 57A (towards Cramlington) will divert via Upper Norfolk Street and Albion Road, omitting Northumberland Square and West Percy Street.  Passengers will need to use the stop on Albion Road at Sidney Street.

Service 306 will operate via Albion Road in both directions, serving the stops near Christ Church.

Service 1 towards Gateshead will operate normal route to Albion Road, then operate ahead to Preston Road lights and turn left to Church Way, then right to West Percy Street (serve stops) and normal route to Sidney Street.

Service 1 towards Tynemouth will operate via the normal route. Customers for Service 1 towards Gateshead should use stops on West Percy Street (Stop H).

Service 333 (operated by Go North East) towards North Shields Metro will operate normal route from Tynemouth Broadway to Linskill Terrace then divert via Albion Road and Nile Street to normal route.  The bus stop on Nile Street will be served in lieu of the stop omitted at Northumberland Square.   This diversion to apply to the full service on each date. Towards Tynemouth Broadway – normal route/stopping arrangements apply.

National Express services will operate via Albion Road and serve Stand L (bus stop opposite Christ Church).  This arrangement will apply throughout the said days.

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