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Part of the Ridgway will be closed from 18th March to 10th May


For the duration of the works the service will be diverted via:

Chalkwell Ave, Left into Kings Road, Left into Leigh Road, forward Broadway, Left into Belton Way East.

Return trips will be opposite of the above.


Apologies for any inconvenience, unfortunately, these circumstances are beyond our control.

The bridge at Finchingfield will be closed Monday 18 February until Friday 22 February.

Through services will still be provided on services 9, 9A & 16.  Shuttle buses will be operated by Flagfinders either side of the bridge.

Please see ECC’s publicity for details following the links provided here.

Service 9&9A

Service 16

Road Closure between Thaxted and Broxted.

This road is closed daily between the hours of 09:30 and 15:30 until 26th February 2019. Unfortunately we are unable to serve Broxted and Molehill Green for the duration of the closure. The diversion  route is via Great Dunmow to Stansted Airport.

We have assessed the current access at the junction of Acacia Drive and Washington Road.

Currently we are able to make the journey towards Maldon Morrisons, as normal, without diverting.

Unfortunately, from Morrisons towards Maldon buses will have to travel via Wyke Hill and Spitall Road. 

You are more than welcome to board the bus on the way out to Morrisons carry on in to town,  if you wish.

We will continue to keep an eye on the situation. Apologies for any inconvenience for these circumstances which ufortunately we have no control over

Due to road closures in place for the annual Maldon Christmas Fayre the following diversions will be in place this Thursday 29th November.

Buses passing through Maldon in both directions will not serve Market Hill, High Street or Spital Road from 16:00 hrs

From Tesco they run via the bypass, however, the Acacia/ Dorset/ Washington Road area will still be served.

Due to supply works being undertaken by Essex & Suffolk Water in Rickstones Road, Witham this stop will not be served on Saturday 24 November 2018.

Buses will be diverted between Silver End Broadway, (Co-op) and then travel direct via Cressing Temple Barns towards Witham with the next available stop being The Cherry Tree. The return route will be the reverse of the above.


Here are the bus stops that will be missed.

  • Silver End, CEGO
  • Groom’s Lane
  • Western Arms
  • Rivenhall Church Road
  • Rivenhall, Shop
  • Rivenhall, The Oak
  • Witham, Rickstones Road
  • Witham, Virgil Road
  • Witham, Hemminway Road


We are sorry for any inconvenience caused, we have no control over these circumstances.

Due to the closure of Limebrook Way in Maldon  23 to 26 November 2018, Route 90 will be unable to serve Fambridge Road and Washington Road.

Buses will exit Maldon Morrisons, travel up Wycke Hill, right into Acacia Drive, travel around Dorset Road, then exit via Acacia Drive and back onto the normal line of route.

The same will apply when travelling towards Morrisons.

Due to the closure of Howe Green Road in Purleigh, the 510 will be diverting down Marlpits Road/Hackmans Lane until the 7th December when it re-opens. This means that Purleigh will not be served.

We have been made aware that Hinds Bridge, Inworth will be closed for the first few weeks of September.

Route 506 will travel to and from Colchester direct from Tiptree. 

We will divert the 505 bus route through Kelvedon and Copford to collect any passengers along that section of the 506 route that would have otherwise have been missed out.  506 pass holders, please just show your travel pass to the 505 route drivers, passes will be accepted.

The bus stops at The Arc Shopping Centre have been suspended for safety reasons whilst major roadworks are taking place.

This will be for up to 3 months.

The nearest alternative stops will be at the Bus Station.

All of the affected services will divert via Risbygate Street & The Parkway for the duration of the bus stop suspension.

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