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Temporary changes to bus services and road closures

Temporary changes or road closure information that may affect your journey by bus will be listed below when details are available. This information is supplied in good faith and is accurate at the time of publishing. Passengers should be aware that changes in road closure schedules can affect the start and length of works and checks should be made with the bus operator before travelling.

Reigate Hill, Reigate

Due to tree felling and vegetation works, Reigate Hill, Reigate will be closed (at the junction with Wray Lane and Gatton Bottom) from Monday 20 January for approximately 3 nights (between 20:00 – 06:00 only).

During this time the Metrobus 420/460 service will be on diversion. All bus stops between the A217 Tadworth Roundabout and Reigate town centre will not be served. Buses will divert between the A217 Tadworth Roundabout and Reigate via Walton Heath, Pebble Coombe and Buckland.

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The Street, Fetcham

Due to carriageway resurfacing works, The Street, Fetcham will be closed (between the junctions with Cobham Road and School Lane) from Monday 20 January for up to 1 week (between 09:30 – 15:00 only).

Between the hours listed above, the Arriva 479 service will be on diversion. Buses towards Guildford will divert from Cobham Road onto Lower Road, and the same in reverse for return journeys. Bus stops between those named "The Mount" on Cobham Road and those named "Amey Drive/Eastwick Drive" on Lower Road will not be served whilst the closure is in place.

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A320 Guildford Road, Ottershaw

Due to an emergency gas leak requiring complete reconstruction and re-laying of gas mains in the area, the A320 Guildford Road, Ottershaw will be closed northbound from 00:01 on Tuesday 21 January. The section of road effected is from the Paragon Roundabout/McLaren up to The Otter/Mills & Carter Roundabout. We currently do not have an estimate for how long these works will be in place, but this page will be updated with further details when they become available.

As a result of this closure the Whitebus 446 service towards St Peters Hospital/Staines will be on diversion. Between the Six Crossroads Roundabout and St Peters Hospital the bus will divert via Woodham Lane, Woodham Park Road, Row Town, Hare Hill, Murray Road and Guildford Road.

The following bus stops towards St Peters Hospital/Staines will not be served:

  • Bleak House
  • McLaren
    (Nearest alternative bus stop: All Saints Church, Woodham Lane)
  • The Castle
  • Brox Road
  • Slade Road
    (Nearest alternative bus stop: Brox Road Post Office)

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Church Lane, Headley

Due to major water main replacement works by Sutton & East Surrey Water, Church Lane in Headley will be closed from Monday 6 January. The road will be closed in 300m sections between the junction with Hurst Lane towards the junction with Leech Lane. The closures will be in place 24 hours a day, with works expected to be completed by Summer 2020.

As a result of this closure, the Metrobus 21 service will be unable to serve Headley. Travelling from the A24 Beaverbrook Roundabout, buses will instead use Reigate Road, Mill Way and Leech Lane onto Headley Common Road, with the same diversion in reverse for the return route. Bus stops on Church Lane and Headley Road will not be served.

During this closure, residents in Headley may wish to make use of the Mole Valley Demand Responsive service run by Buses 4U. This service operates throughout Mole Valley and is demand responsive, so residents will need to pre-book with them in advance over the telephone. For details and availability of this service residents can either call them on 01883 732877 or 01883 732791 (Mon-Fri, 08:30 – 17:00) or visit their webpage at:

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Southdown 357 – Green Lane/Batts Hill, Reigate

Due to problems with parked vehicles restricting bus movement at the junction of Green Lane and Batts Hill, buses on the Southdown 357 service (towards Reigate only) will be on diversion. The bus stops in Green Lane and Batts Hill towards Reigate will not be served until a satisfactory solution can be found.

Southdown apologise for any inconvenience caused due to circumstances beyond their control.

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Moor Lane, Dormansland

Due to major water main replacement works by Sutton & East Surrey Water, Moor Lane in Dormansland will be closed from Monday 4 November until approximately Monday 13 April 2020. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day for the entire duration of the works. As a result, the Metrobus 231/233 and Southdown 236 services will be on diversion.

Due to the closure of Moor Lane, buses will be diverted between Lingfield (Saxby's Lane) & Edenbridge (Post Office) via Haxted in both directions. The diversion is expected to be in place until April 2020. Dormansland will only be served by a single service towards East Grinstead before 0800.

During the day buses will not serve Lingfield Station, Lingfield Racecourse, Dormansland Swallowfield & Dormansland Plough. Passengers are advised to use alternative Metrobus Service 281 & Cruisers Bus 315 in these locations.

Please see the route map of the Southdown 236 diversion and the Southdown 236 temporary timetable, that will be in effect for the service whilst works take place.

Please see the route map of the Metrobus 231/233 diversion and the Metrobus 231/233 temporary timetable that will be in effect for the service whilst works take place.

Important information for children attending Sackville and Imberhorne Lower School

Due to the extended time needed to complete the diversion via Haxted - the 0725 service from Edenbridge & 0810 service from Dormansland have been combined into one service. The bus will be unable to serve Dormansland Church, passengers will need to walk to the stop at Swallowfield to catch the bus. Passengers who catch the bus from Dormansland in the morning are advised to use Metrobus Service 281 in the afternoon to return home. (Note: Southdown Service 609 to/from Oxted School is unaffected by this diversion).

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Glaziers Lane, Normandy

As a result of large-scale flood elevation works by Thames Water on Glaziers Lane, Normandy, the road will be closed (between property numbers 43 and 49) from Monday 21 October for approximately 3 months. The closure will be in place 24hrs a day.

During this time the Stagecoach 520 service will not be able to use Glaziers Lane, but will continue to serve the Flexford/Christmas Pie area. Services will use Westwood Lane to and from Flexford/Christmas Pie, turning around via Flexford Road, Glaziers Lane, Culls Road and Christmas Pie Avenue.

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Epsom Town Centre

Service affected Road not served by bus Suspended stops Alternative stops Temporary stops
460/480 (Metrobus) Ashley Road between Treadwell Road and Ashley Avenue (Northbound only)

Treadwell Road (NB),
Ashley Road (NB),
St Martins School (NB) Clock Tower stop C

Downs Road,
Church Street
and Epsom High Street stop K