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Great Midlands Fun Run 2nd June 2019

Road Closures and Diversion Route Information for Bus/Coach Passengers

Event commences at 11.00am at Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield town centre it will then proceed via Mill St, High St, Lichfield Rd, Anchorage Rd, Upper Clifton Rd, Clifton Rd, Somerville Rd, Monmouth Dr, right Stonehouse Rd to Sutton Park at Boldmere Gate. Participants exit the park at Four Oaks Gate and return to Sutton Coldfield town centre via Four Oaks Rd, Lichfield Rd, High St, Mill St to the finish line on the Parade near traffic lights at the junction with South Parade opposite Santander Bank.

In the interests of safety for participants and spectators and as recommended by the local Authority and West Midlands Police, authorised road closures will be enforced from ​10.15am until ​16.00pm​ on all major routes into Sutton Coldfield town centre.

 

Diversions for Bus services affected

From first Bus on Sunday 2nd June 2019 to about 16:00

Service 5. 77. 907 to Sutton Coldfield.​ ​Will turn right to Holland Rd and use temporary stop.

Service 5. 77. 907 from Sutton Coldfield​. ​Depart Holland Rd, then continue left Lower Queen St, to temporary stop opposite Aldi.
Service 6 to Sutton Coldfield. ​ ​Mere Green Island, Mere Green Rd, Slade Rd, right Weeford Rd, Whitehouse Common Rd, right Rectory Rd, left Coleshill St, right Victoria Rd, Lower Queen St, bear left Lower Queen St, left Upper Holland Rd to Temporary Stop.
Service 6 from Sutton Coldfield.​ ​Depart temporary stop, Upper Holland Rd, Coleshill St, right Rectory Rd, left Whitehouse Common Rd, Weeford Rd left Slade Road, Mere Green Rd to Mere Green Island, normal line of route.
Service X4 Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield.​ ​Birmingham Rd, (Empire Cinema) right Holland Rd, (temporary stop in Upper Holland Rd after Lower Queen St) left Lower Queens St, left Queen St, to stop opposite Aldi, then normal line of route .
Service X4 to Minworth plus X14 ​ ​Holland Rd, (temporary stop near Duke St, continue Upper Holland Rd, Coleshill St, right Rectory Rd, normal line of route
Service X4 from Falcon Lodge to Birmingham.​ ​Rectory Rd, left Coleshill St, right Victoria Rd, Lower Queen St. (temporary stop opposite Aldi)

Service X3. X5 Sutton Coldfield for Mere Green and onwards​. ​Depart temporary stop, Upper Holland Rd, Coleshill St, right Rectory Rd,left Whitehouse Common Rd. Weeford Rd, (Drivers must look out for passengers waiting at stops towards Mere Green that wish to travel to Birmingham and allow them board. Advised buses are travelling a reverse operation) Slade Rd, Little Sutton Rd, Grange Rd, Gibbons Rd, Sherifoot Ln, Hill Village Rd to a temporary terminus near Mere Green Island.
Service X3. X5. Lichfield/Roughley to Birmingham. Temporary Terminus at Mere Green, Hill Village Rd, right Sherifoot Ln, right Gibbons Rd, left Grange Ln continue to Weeford Rd Tx, then continue Weeford Rd, Whitehouse Common Rd, right Rectory Rd, left Coleshill St, right Victoria Rd, Lower Queen St, continue Queen St to temporary stop opposite Aldi car park, the via Queen St to Birmingham Rd.
Service X14. Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield. ​Rectory Rd, left Coleshill St, right Victoria Rd, Lower Queen St. left Upper Holland Rd (temporary stop)

Service X14. Sutton Coldfield to Birmingham. Upper Holland Rd, continue Coleshill St, right Rectory Rd to normal line of route

Temporary Location for suspended Town Centre Stops

All Excess waiting time should not be taken at temporary stops 

Temporary Stops are to be sited at

1. Queens Street Opposite Aldi car park
Services 5. X4. 77. 907. (X3. X5 to Birmingham)​ Blue Arrow

2. Holland Road at Duke Street
Services 5. (X4. Sutton Turn Backs). 907 ​Red Arrow

3. Upper Holland Road after the junction of Lower Queen Street
Services 6. X14. X4 to Falcon Lodge and Minworth, X3. X5 from Birmingham​ Plum Arrow