Closure of Derby Road

Contractors working on behalf of Persimmon Homes are to carry out work to connect a new housing development on Sandfield Road to the main sewer located under Derby Road opposite the Savoy Cinema. This will require the closure of Derby Road towards the City to all traffic.

From 09:00 Sunday 12th August 2018, for approximately two weeks, Orange line 34/N34, 35 and 36 will divert as follows:

  • Towards City: Buses will be normal route up until the junction of Lenton Boulevard, buses will then turn left onto Lenton Boulevard and right onto Ilkeston Road to normal route at Canning Circus.

The following stops cannot be served:

  • Savoy Cinema – but a temporary stop is located on Lenton Boulevard, near Dunlop Avenue
  • Harrington Drive
  • Seely Road
  • Derby Road, Canning Circus

Buses towards QMC, University Park, Chilwell and Bulwell are not affected.

Buses will drop off at stops along Ilkeston Road, but not pick up.


Affected services: 34 35 36 N34