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Peterborough Queensgate Shopping Centre Bus Station Closure

What is it?

Queensgate Shopping Centre is building a brand new £60m extension that will include a 10 screen Empire cinema and food court. 


Why is the East bus station closing?

These large structures require regular access to the roof from the ground, therefore, it is necessary to close part of the bus station temporarily and move some services to a nearby location. The west section of the bus station will remain open.

 

When will it close?

9 March 2020

 

When will it reopen?

We have been advised that the works will take up to 18 months to be fully complete, which would see us return the bus station to its original location by Autumn 2021.

 

Where is the temporary bus stop replacing the East side of the bus station?

Peterborough Council have provided a temporary bus station to be located on Acland Street, which is approximately a 4-minute walk from the current bus station and to Queensgate Shopping Centre.

 

 


Which services are affected?

The West side of the bus station will remain open for services 1, 2, 3, and 5.

The East side of the bus station which will be closed, and replaced by Acland Street temporary bus station will house services 4, 6, Busway B, 23, 24, 31, 33, 36, 37, 46, 60, 61, 62 and 63.

 


Will there be any bus shelters at the temporary bus station?

Yes, Peterborough Council will be installing shelters at Acland Street for all stops.

 

Will I have the walk across any roads?

For the services at require the use of the temporary bus station on Acland Street and wish to return to Queensgate Shopping Centre, will have to cross Westgate,  a temporary traffic light crossing to allow safe passage throughout this entire period.

 

Will there be any changes to my timetable?

Change is never easy, and it isn’t our intention to confuse you, we need to adjust our bus times to make sure your journey is a smooth one due to the Queensgate bus station closure.

We’re always working as hard as we can to maintain or improve the level of service you expect.


What are the key changes to my timetable?

1
Monday - Saturday
We’ve had to add in some extra time to our journeys so your trip might take a little longer than usual. 

Sunday
We will be increasing our Sunday services from every 30 minutes to every 15 minutes.


Our evening journeys Monday to Sunday that terminate at Milfield’s Depot, we have changed where they will be terminating: 
Journeys from Werrington will terminate at Paston Lane, Brotherhood Retail Park
Journeys from Orton will terminate at the City Centre, apart from one trip the 1728; this trip will still terminate at Milfield’s Depot.

2 and 3
Monday - Saturday
All our 2 and 3 journeys will now run every 12 minutes.

Sunday
We’ve had to add in some extra time to our journeys so your trip might take a little longer than usual. 

The 2 and 3 will now both terminate at the Hospital.
 
4
Monday - Sunday
We’ve had to add in some extra time to our journeys so your trip might take a little longer than usual. 

The 4 will now terminate at the Hospital.
 
5
Monday - Saturday
All our 5 journeys will now run every 15 minutes.

Sunday
We’ve had to add in some extra time to our journeys so your trip might take a little longer than usual. 

6
Monday - Saturday
We’ve had to add in some extra time to our journeys so your trip might take a little longer than usual. 


23
Monday – Friday
Our afternoon 16:20 journey will now leave at 16:15, 5 minutes earlier. 


33
Monday – Friday
All our outbound journeys that leave at 35 past will now leave 40 past. 

Our morning 08:05 journey will now leave at 08:10, 5 minutes later.
 

61 and 62
Monday – Friday
All our outbound journeys will now leave 2 minutes earlier.

 

 


 

Services staying at Queensgate

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STOP

SERVICE

OPERATOR

DIRECTION

1

Citi 2

Stagecoach

towards Bretton

1A

Citi 5

Stagecoach

towards Welland

2

Citi 3

Stagecoach

towards Bretton

3

Citi 1

Stagecoach

towards The Ortons

4

101

Delaine

towards Market Deeping & Bourne

102

Delaine

towards Market Deeping, Deeping St. James / Bourne

5

Citi 3

Stagecoach

towards Park Farm

6

Citi 1

Stagecoach

towards Werrington

7

Citi 5

Stagecoach

towards Cardea / Yaxley

X12

Stagecoach

towards Skegness (seasonal service)

8

Citi 2

Stagecoach

towards Paston / Gunthorpe

206 Buckby's towards Thrapston / Burton Latimer

415

FACT

towards Conington, Woodwalton & Upwood

9

X4

Stagecoach

towards Northampton

47

Centrebus

towards Wansford, Uppingham & Oakham

201

Delaine

towards Helpston, Stamford & Bourne

202

Delaine

towards Helpston, Stamford & Bourne

205

Delaine

towards Wansford & Stamford

Village Community Bus

towards Sharnbrook

Call Connect

On Demand Community Service

10

XL

First Excel

towards Wisbech, King's Lynn & Norwich

XL

First Excel

towards Wisbech, King's Lynn & Norwich

203

Diamond Coaches

towards Irchester & Ringstead

306

Shaws

towards Peakirk