Stagecoach Great North Run Division

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On Saturday 11 September 2021, Claremont Road and North West Radial Road will be closed from approximately 2000. Because of this, Services 10 and 11 buses between North Kenton and the City Centre in both directions will not be able to stop at Claremont Place or on Claremont Road at Merz Court – Service 10/11 buses will instead divert non-stop via Great North Road. Service 10/11 customers should use nearest stops at Barras Bridge. During this period, Services X47, X77/X78 and X87/X88 will also not be able to operate via North West Radial Road or Claremont Road in either direction. Customers for these services are advised to use the main city centre bus stop at Eldon Square Bus Station

On Sunday 12 September 2021, The Great North Run will require a number of roads to be closed in the centres of Newcastle and Gateshead. These roads include Blackett Street, Pilgrim Street, Market Street, New Bridge Street West, John Dobson Street, St Marys Place, Barras Bridge, Sandyford Road, St.Thomas’ Street, North West Radial Road, Claremont Road, Great North Road, Central Motorway and Tyne Bridge

Service 1 towards Slatyford will operate via normal routes as far as Warwick Street, and will then divert non-stop via Stoddart Street, Crawhall Road, Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, re-joining normal route and stops at Central Station (Neville Street)

Service 1 towards Coach Lane will operate via normal routes as far as Westgate Road, and will then divert non-stop via Collingwood Street, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street, Gibson Street, Clarence Street, Shieldfield Lane, Stoddart Street, re-joining normal route and stops on Warwick Street.

Services 6, 7, 8 should be able to follow normal routes.

Service 10 and 11 towards West Denton/ West Denton Park will operate via normal routes as far as Grandstand Road, and will then divert non-stop via Ponteland Road, Barrack Road, Gallowgate and Newgate Street, re-joining normal route and stops at lower Grainger Street.

Service 10 and 11 towards North Kenton will operate via normal routes as far as lower Grainger Street, and will then divert non-stop via Newgate Street, Gallowgate, Barrack Road, Ponteland Road and Grandstand Road, re-joining normal route and stops on Kenton Road.

Service 12 towards Fenham will operate via normal routes as far as Byker Bridge. Buses will then divert via Crawhall Road (observing a temporary stop near Coquet Street ends), then running non-stop via Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, before then stopping on Clayton Street West, and at Newgate Street (Darn Crook), before re-joining normal route and stops at Gallowgate.

Service 12 towards Walker and Wallsend will operate via normal routes as far as Gallowgate. Buses will then divert via Newgate Street (observing a stop just to the north of the Clayton Street junction), before then continuing non-stop via Bigg Market, Groat Market, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street and Gibson Street, re-joining normal route and stops at New Bridge Street (opposite St Dominics).

Service 22 towards Throckley will operate via normal routes as far as Byker Bridge. Buses will then divert via Crawhall Road (observing a temporary stop near Coquet Street ends), then running non-stop via Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, re-joining normal route and stops at Central Station (Neville Street).

Service 22 towards Wallsend and Cobalt will operate via normal routes as far as Clayton Street West, and will then divert non-stop via Westgate Road, Collingwood Street, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street and Gibson Street, re-joining normal route and stops at New Bridge Street (opposite St Dominics).

Service 30 and 31 towards Whickham View and Fenham will operate via normal routes as far as Great North Road, and will then divert via Grandstand Road (stopping at Blue House), then non-stop via Grandstand Road, Ponteland Road, Barrack Road, Gallowgate and Newgate Street, re-joining normal route and stops at lower Grainger Street.

Service 30 and 31 towards Fawdon and Montagu Estate will operate via normal routes as far as lower Grainger Street, and will then divert non-stop via Newgate Street, Gallowgate, Barrack Road, Ponteland Road and Grandstand Road, re-joining normal route and stops at Great North Road (Blue House).

Service 36 arriving in the City Centre will operate via normal routes as far as Richardson Road, and will then divert via Leazes Park Road, Strawberry Place, St.James Boulevard, Westgate Road and Clayton Street West, to terminate on Newgate Street (at the end of Darn Crook).

Service 36 towards Fenham will commence at Newgate Street (at the end of Darn Crook), and operate via Gallowgate, Strawberry Place and Leazes Park Road, re-joining normal route and stops at Richardson Road.

Service 38 towards Whickham View will operate via normal routes as far as Sandyford Road, and will then divert via Portland Road, then non-stop via Stoddart Street, Crawhall Road, Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, re-joining normal route and stops at Central Station (Neville Street).

Service 38 towards Freeman Hospital and Four Lane Ends will operate via normal routes as far as Westgate Road, and will then divert non-stop via Collingwood Street, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street, Gibson Street, Clarence Street, Shieldfield Lane and Stoddart Street, then via Portland Road, and re-joining normal route and stops on Sandyford Road.

Service 39 and 40 towards Dumpling Hall and Chapel House will operate via normal routes as far as Byker Bridge. Buses will then divert via Crawhall Road (observing a temporary stop near Coquet Street ends), then running non-stop via Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, before then stopping on Clayton Street West, and at Newgate Street (St.Andrews Church), before re-joining normal route and stops at Gallowgate.

Service 39 and 40 towards Walker and Wallsend will operate via normal routes as far as Gallowgate. Buses will then divert via Newgate Street (observing a stop just to the north of the Clayton Street junction), before then continuing non-stop via Bigg Market, Groat Market, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street and Gibson Street, re-joining normal route and stops at New Bridge Street (opposite St Dominics).

Service 62 and 63 towards North Walbottle and Chapel House will operate via normal routes as far as Byker Bridge. Buses will then divert via Crawhall Road (observing a temporary stop near Coquet Street ends), then running non-stop via Howard Street, Buxton Street, Melbourne Street, Pandon Bank, City Road, Swan House Roundabout, Mosley Street, St.Nicholas Street and Westgate Road, before then stopping on Clayton Street West, and at Newgate Street (Premier Inn), before re-joining normal route and stops at Gallowgate.

Service 62 and 63 towards Killingworth will operate via normal routes as far as Gallowgate. Buses will then divert via Newgate Street (observing a stop just to the north of the Clayton Street junction), before then continuing non-stop via Bigg Market, Groat Market, Mosley Street, Swan House Roundabout, City Road, Melbourne Street, Buxton Street and Gibson Street, re-joining normal route and stops at New Bridge Street (opposite St Dominics).

Service 71, 72 and 87 arriving in the City Centre will operate via normal routes along Barrack Road, St James Boulevard, Westgate Road and lower Grainger Street. After a short wait, buses will then continue into Newgate Street.

Service 71, 72 and 87 towards Throckley, Chapel House and Newbiggin Hall will commence at lower Grainger Street, then divert via Newgate Street (stopping at Premier Inn), re-joining normal route and stops at Gallowgate.

Services X47, X78, X87, X88 arriving in the City Centre will operate via normal route as far as Cowgate Shops, and will then divert non-stop via Cowhill junction, Grandstand Road, Ponteland Road, Barrack Road, Gallowgate and Percy Street to Eldon Square bus station.

Services X47, X78, X87, X88 towards Kingston Park, Ponteland and Newbiggin Hall will commence at Eldon Square Bus Station, then divert non-stop via Gallowgate, Barrack Road, Ponteland Road, Grandstand Road and North West Radial Road, re-joining normal routes and stops at Cowgate.

Service X82 should be able to follow normal routes.

Service 100 will not operate.