Lake Road in Hamworthy will be closed between Hamilton Road and Hoyal Road from just after 09.00 Monday 14th January until approximately Monday 11th February. Routes 8, 9 and 448 will need to divert from 0900 Monday morning, and there will be several bus stops that we will be unable to serve.
We will not serve any of the following stops during this time:
Routes 8, and 448 towards the Grammar Schools will enter Coles Avenue as normal and then divert by turning first left into Legion Road, right into Rockley Road, and right back onto Coles Avenue where they will additionally serve Lakeside AND Dorset House E-bound, then turn left into Blandford Road to additionally serve The Rectory bus stop before resuming normal route by continuing ahead on Blandford Road at The Red Lion.
Routes 9, and 448 towards Poole Bus Station will serve Red Lion as normal then divert ahead along Blandford Road, serving Burngate Road bus stop then turn right into Coles Avenue, left into Legion Road, right into Rockley Road and right back into Coles Avenue to resume normal route from Lakeside bus stop.
Our bus stop closed notices should indicate as follows:
The 8, 9 and 448 will stop at the Lakeside stop but some customers may find it more convenient to use stops at The Red Lion or The Rectory/Burngate Road on Blandford Road. Those using the Dorset House W-Bound stop on will find buses stopping on the opposite site of the road.
Please check the front of the bus to ensure it's the bus you want as buses will be operating in both directions during this time.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.