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Services 145 & 142 - Being diverted due to road closure in Delce Road

Due to a building collapse in Delce Road which has lead to a complete closure of the road, buses 142, and 145 are currently being diverted.

Nu-Venture service 142 is being diverted via City Way, to St Williams Way, then to normal route at Fairlead Road. A temporary bus stop will be set up at the junction of Fairlead Road and St Williams Way.

Arriva service 145  is being diverted via City Way, Onslow Road to Delce Road then back on normal route.

These diversions are to take place until further notice.

March 27- Changes to Nu-Venture 185 service

From Monday 27 March there will be changes to the 185 service. There will be amendments to times of the service running between Chatham Waterfront and Pattens Lane and Davis Estate.

Also from March 27 the 185 will no longer be running between Chatham Waterfront Bus Station and Asda at Gillingham Pier due to lack of usage.

During Monday to Friday daytimes the 185 service is operated commercially by Nu-Venture. It is supported by Medway Council in the early morning and evenings, and all day Saturday.

The new 185 timetable from March 27 can be downloaded.

Forthcoming works Chatham Bus Station

Improvement works to upgrade the current crossing points at Chatham Waterfront Bus Station will start on 20 February 2017 (off peak between 7pm - 5am). The works will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. For the protection of the public and the workforce there will be some road closures and a diversion route in place.

There will temporary closures of:

  • Waterfront Way at the junction with Globe Lane/Medway Street
  • Medway Street at the junction with Globe Lane/Waterfront Way

The roads will not be closed at the same time, and a signed diversion will be in place whenever there are road closures. Please note that buses may operate from different stands while works are going on.

Bank holidays

Chatham Waterfront Bus Station is open whenever buses are running, but some routes will have a more limited service on bank holidays (GOV.UK). Contact the bus operator in the first instance.

Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard

The Connected Kent and Medway Smartcard is a new way to pay for travel on certain operators' buses instead of cash. Find out more and apply for a card.

Discovery Ticket

Find out about the new Discovery Bus Ticket which will give you and your family unlimited bus travel across Medway, Kent and the South of England.