Here’s what happens with the No. 3 during major road closure

The road between Whiteley Bank and Wroxall will be closed for two+ months from next week – if you use the buses, make sure you know about diversions and which stops are not being served

Bus Stop at The Needles Old Battery

Commencing Monday 18th January, SGN are carrying out safety-critical work to upgrade the gas network in St John’s Road in Wroxall, Ventnor.

This closure is expected to be in place for approximately ten weeks.

St John’s Road will be closed for the whole duration, along with Redhill Lane at its junction with Appuldurcombe Road.

During this time route 3 will divert from Godshill via Whitwell to Ventnor, and customers wishing to travel to Wroxall should change at Albert Street in Ventnor connecting with a shuttle bus which will follow the standard 3 route to terminate in Wroxall at the junction of Station Road & St Martins Road.

Customers in Upper Ventnor can use route 3 to/from Ocean View Road, a short walk away, or use the shuttle bus to go into Ventnor for onward travel.

No bus stops here
The following bus stops will not be served on any journeys:

  • Appuldurcombe
  • St Johns Road
  • Donkey Sanctuary

Customers using route 3 from stops between Whiteley Bank and Godshill Griffin should use route 2 instead.

Customers using route 3 from Godshill School should use either route 2 from Godshill School or route 3 from Jubilee Close stops in West Street.

  • Click here for the route 3 timetable
  • Click here for the Shuttle bus timetable between Ventnor and Wroxall

School buses
Students travelling to the Island Free School from Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake & Shanklin should use school bus 72. Students from Newport should use route 3 to/from Ocean View Road, a short walk away.

For more information about the process of the works and for frequently asked questions visit the Webite.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

News shared by Southern Vectis in their own words. Ed

Image: curns under CC BY 2.0

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 11:16am



Filed under: Bus, Isle of Wight News, South Wight, Top story, Travel, Ventnor, Whiteley Bank, Wroxall

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Unless Southern Electric have completed their works 2 weeks early the Godshill to Whitwell road is still closed for the next 2 weeks. The diversion during this time is via Beacon Alley a narrow country lane most definitely not suitable for busses, or any increased volume of traffic. Theres even more road works planned on Whitwell to Ventnor road, Godshill to Whitwell road between Godshill and Beacon… Read more »