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Preston Bus confirm diversions as Lancaster Road closure begins

Posted on - 29th April, 2024 - 9:54am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Lancaster Road is shut close to the Harris as major restoration work takes place on the grade-I listed building Pic: Google

Preston Bus has announced diversions to a number of services as a road closure kicks in on a key city route.

Lancaster Road by the Harris Museum and Art Gallery is shut until Friday 10 May.

The closure is to enable a key element of the restoration works on the museum.

Read more: Preston Bus plan major evening cutbacks to four services

Preston Bus said services 6, 8, 19, 44 and 100 are impacted by diversions. School services and Myerscough College services are also being affected.

A spokesperson said: “6,8,19,100 Farringdon and school services will have to exit the Bus Station via the back gate onto Carlisle Street and turn right onto Pole Street.

“At the junction turn right onto Lords Walk and continue past the Blitz bar onto Church Walk.

“At the end of Church Walk turn left onto Church Street to continue normal route.

“Service 44, 100 Larches and Myerscough College will have to exit the Bus Station as normal onto Tithebarn Street. Turn right into Old Vicarage and then right onto Lancaster Road and continue into Ringway. Continue down Ringway onto Corporation Street to continue normal route past the train station.”

Preston City Council released a map showing the diversions in place while the work is ongoing in Lancaster Road.

A map showing the diversion route due to Lancaster Road closure

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