Information on the bus routes for the High Street and Station road while Tunbridge Wells Road is closed from 23 April 2019:
The buses will access the High Street from the A267 roundabout and turn round at the entrance to Mayfield School just south of Little Trodgers Lane then exit Mayfield via the roundabout.
Service 251/252 buses will observe the stops they normally serve to pick up, i.e. on the north side of High Street/Station Road for Tunbridge Wells (before turning) and the south side for Heathfield and Eastbourne. Amongst the instruction that Stagecoach will give drivers is to exercise discretion around this, e.g. passengers from Tunbridge Wells could be dropped off on the north side rather than waiting for the bus to turn and drop on the south side. Obviously there will be impact on timings for buses as they will have to negotiate the High Street twice on each journey as well as turn and travel further overall.
The UP6 school coach for Uplands Community College at Wadhurst will make the same turning manoeuvre but will only stop at its usual stops on the south side. The Service 226 will be unaffected by the road closure.
We are most grateful to Mayfield School for their co-operation in what was becoming a difficult situation.