During the course of the year, numerous events and marches take place in Central London, which require our routes to be diverted. Some of the stops may not be able to be served.
We are in constant contact with Transport for London and have blocked out dates when tours will be impossible, but would just like to issue a general disclaimer that we may have to divert our route on some tours without prior warning.
Fortunately we are London experts and our staff will be pleased to give you the information you require to ensure you can use our services with confidence. We would like to let you know about any changes to the routes in advance where possible.
Saturday 20 July 2019 until further notice – Stop Closure – Stop 12
From Saturday 20th July until further notice Stop 12 outside London Bridge Experience will be closed for the use of tour buses for safety reasons. This will affect buses on Blue, Red and Lilac routes.
TfL service buses will continue to serve this stop.
Nearest alternative stop will be stop 24 on opposite side of the road, Orange route, Or stops 11 Monument, London Bridge or 13 City Hall, Tooley Street.
Monday 22 July to Friday 30 August 2019 – Road Works - Piccadilly
Road works – Piccadilly – Stop alteration.
Stop 32 will be closed, the Big Bus stand east of stop 32 will be used by all passing tour buses.
The Big Bus stand will be relocated to Berkeley Street.
Monday 12 August to Friday 8 November 2019 – Road Closure - Bridge Street
Road closure – Bridge Street – All routes on diversion.- Expect delays.
At times when Westminster bridge is closed, Stop 17 will not be served..
Alternative stops: Stop 76 - Lilac Route – opposite.
Stop 26 - Blue, Red and Orange Routes – Lambeth Palace Road.
Stop 3 - Blue, Red and Lilac Routes – Parliament Street
Saturday 17 August 2019 – Animal Rights Protest
March and Rally – Park Lane to Parliament Square – Diversions and delays possible.
Sunday 8 September 2019 – Royal Navy Wreath Laying
Ceremony – Whitehall – Stop 3 will not be served during ceremony.
Sunday 29 September 2019 – Sheep Drive
Sheep Drive – London Bridge – Delays possible in area.
Sunday 13 October 2019 – Royal Parks Half-Marathon
Major event – Diversions and stop closures all day.
The following stops will have no service during the event, up to 1300 approximately: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 33, 34, 43, 44 & 46.
From 1300 approx. normal service will operate, and all stops will be served.
Tuesday 5 November 2019 – Million Mask March
March – Central London - Delays possible.
Saturday 9 November 2019 - Lord Mayors Show
Large Procession - Road Closures in City - Diversions on all Tours.
The following stops will have no service until after 1500 approximately: 7, 8, 9 & 10.
Sunday 10 November 2019 – Remembrance Sunday
Closure of Whitehall – diversions in force during closure.
Numerous other ceremonies taking place during the day at other locations.
The following stops will have no service on this day: 3, 4, 18, 19 & 31.
Stop 7 Duncannon Street will only be served by Blue and Orange route buses.
Tuesday 31 December 2019 – New Year’s Eve Celebrations & Fireworks.
On Tuesday 31st December 2019, the New Year Eve Fireworks display will be held. Large areas of Central London will be closed to traffic in stages from 1400 hrs.
Stops 3, 4, 18, 19, 30 & 31 will not be served after 1400.
Wednesday 1 January 2020 - New Year Day Parade
On Wednesday 1st January 2020 large areas of Central London closed to traffic all day to facilitate the New Year Day Parade.
Stops 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 17, 18, 30, 31, 32, 33 & 75 will not be served until roads re-open.
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