Service 231 – Heathfield High Street Road Closed

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From the 2nd November for approximately 1 month

Heathfield High Street will be closed to all traffic from Friday 2nd November while essential works take place.

For the duration of the works temporary Bus Stops will be placed on Sheepsetting Lane, Ghyll Road and Station Road outside Tesco Express. All buses will operate a one way system along Station Road so buses for both Uckfield and Burwash will use the same stop.

Due to this closure the following amendments will be made to service 231.

0700 from Heathfield Fire Station to Uckfield – to depart Tesco Express 0657

0735 from Uckfield to Etchingham – no alteration to the timing of this journey

0930 from Etchingham to Uckfield  – will depart Etchingham at 0925 and will run five minutes earlier to Heathfield, then depart Tesco Express at 0952

1025 from Uckfield to Etchingham (1108) – will terminate at Burwash Strand Meadow at 1102 and not serve Etchingham. A Taxi will be provided for onward travel.

1110 from Etchingham to Uckfield will start from Burwash Strand Meadow at 1110 and run five minutes earlier to Heathfield, then depart Tesco Express 1132

1205 from Uckfield to Etchingham (1248) – will terminate at Burwash Strand Meadow at 1242 and not serve Etchingham. A Taxi will be provided for onward travel.

1250 from Etchingham to Uckfield will start from Burwash Strand Meadow at 1250, run five minutes earlier to Heathfield, then depart Tesco Express 1312

1340 from Uckfield to Heathfield – no alteration to the timing of this journey

1515 from Heathfield Community College to Uckfield – no alteration to the timings of this journey.

1550 from Uckfield to Etchingham (1633) – will not serve Strand Meadow, Burwash

1700 from Etchingham to Uckfield will not serve Strand Meadow and will run 3 minutes earlier from Burwash village to Heathfield, then depart Tesco Express 1722

1715 from Uckfield to Etchingham (1758) – will not serve Strand Meadow, Burwash

1750 from Uckfield to Heathfield – no alteration to the timings of this journey

1803 from Etchingham to Uckfield – no alteration to the timings of this journey

A taxi link connection will be provided by East Sussex County Council from Strand Meadow to Etchingham Station, meeting the 11:02 and 12:42 service 231 bus arrivals. The taxi link will carry passengers to an from bus stops between Strand Meadow and Etchingham Station. From Etchingham Station the taxi link connection will depart at 11:10 and 12:50 (or shortly after). Please wait at bus stops for the taxi (there is no pre-booking facility). Other 231 bus journeys will continue to run to and from Etchingham during the roadworks.

There are planned phases to the work that may cause further changes to service 231. Any changes will be posted on our website compass-travel.co.uk