Flying Santa and Christmas Market 2018 (amended)24 Oct 2018 Southampton Only
Flying Santa and Christmas Market 2018
Santa will be coming back to Southampton and flying on a Zip Line from the Christmas Market to the Bargate Monument every day from Thursday 15th November until 23 December 2018.
Due to the activity on the Zip Line, Bargate Street will be closed and there will be a partial closure of Hanover Buildings during the below times:
Monday - Saturday: 16.30 to 2000.
Sunday's: 15.30 to 19.00
Unfortunately, this will affect the following services:
City Red 2: towards the City Centre
City Red 2 will operate its normal route as far as Bargate Street and will then divert from there via Castle Way, High Street, left into Bernard Street, left into Queensway, left into Hanover Buildings and right into its stand at Vincent's Walk.
The Three - towards Woolston
From Vincent's Walk, this service will turn left into Hanover Buildings, then into Queensway, right into Bernard Street, left into Hight Street, where it will resume with its normal route. (towards this City Centre via the same route)
City Red 6 - towards Hamble
City Red 6 towards Hamble will divert via Poundtree Road, left into Hanover Buildings, into Queensway, left into Bernard Street, where it will continue its normal route.
Coming back into the City Centre, City Red 6 will divert on Bernard Street to Queensway (Debenhams), Palmerston Road and then terminating in Pound Tree Road.
City Red 8 - towards Hedge End
First Service 8 will follow a diversion from Pound Tree Road, to Vincent's Walk, left into Hanover Buildings, into Queensway (Debenhams), Bernard Street, High Street, Castle Way, Westquay and then back onto normal route.
City Red 11 - towards Weston
City Red 11 will follow a diversion from Vincent's Walk, Queensway (Debenhams), Bernards Street and then back onto normal route. City Red 11 will follow the same diversion back into the city centre on the return journey.
Solent Ranger X4 - towards Portsmouth
Solent Ranger X5 - towards Gosport
Solent Ranger services X4 and X5 will both terminate and start their routes from Debenhams on Queensway and will not serve Westquay while the diversion is in operation
Our City Red services 7, 9 and 13 will be unaffected and will operate as normal
Any customer who requires additional help should contact customer services on: 0345 602 0121, follow us on Twitter @FirstSHampton, or find us on Facebook: First Southampton.
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.