Ed Sheeran Concert – 23rd – 26th August 2019
Ed Sheeran concert road diversions 23rd – 26th August 2019
It is expected that as many as 160,000 people are going to visit Chantry Park to see Ed Sheeran over the August Bank Holiday weekend. As a result of this some roads will be closed which means that some of our services will be on diversion. We will still try to stick to our normal running times but please expect delays across our whole network due to heavy traffic and a number of road closures. Please see below the full list of diversions:
Thursday 22nd August
London Road & Dickens Road
Closed from 22:00
Buses will be on normal route as far as Robin Drive. Then buses will be diverted using Kingfisher Avenue, Hawthorn Drive, Ancaster Road, Ranelagh Road, London Road then back to its normal route.
Buses will be on normal route as far as Ranelagh Road, Then buses will be diverted using Ranelagh Road to Ancaster Road, Hawthorn Drive, Kingfisher Avenue, then back onto its normal route.
Friday 23rd – Monday 26th August
Closed All Day
Will Divert via London Road until 14:00 every day.
Friday and Saturday
15A is cancelled from 14:00, passengers are advised to use our services 12, 13, or 14 to get to stops along Robin Drive. Route 15 will be follow normal route as far as Marbled White Drive, then will turn around as a 15A and come back into Town.
Sunday and Monday
All 15A will depart as 15 from 14:00
Buses will be on normal route as far as Marbled White Drive, then will turn around as a 15A and come back into Town.
Please be aware – There will be no 15/15A running via Thorington Park Bus Layby, Robin Drive, London Road, Dickens Road, Hadleigh Road and Civic Drive.
Ed Sheeran Concert Shuttle Bus
To make getting to and from the show easier we will be running a Shuttle Bus for the whole event.
The Shuttle can be caught from either the Old Cattle Market Bus Station, Tower Ramparts (Stand FF) or Ipswich Train Station (Stand R2) and costs only £3 for a return fare.
Route 15 Revised Timetables
For more details on the route and times due to road closures on the 15 and 15A routes please see the PDF timetables below: