Horsham Bus Station is now set to completely close from Monday, November 21, for ‘three to four weeks’.
Astatement posted on Facebook today, cited ‘a number of health and safety issues’ had meant the plan to have limited access to areas wouldn’t work.
Signs had previously been put up around the town centre stop announcing access to the waiting area will be reduced for up to six weeks and that there would be limited access to the doors leading to the bus bays as works were carried out to replace the flooring.
The improvements began on November 9.
The full statement read as follows:
Following at meeting with Horsham District Council and the contractors working at the Bus Station in Horsham, a number of health & safety issues have been raised.
As a result of these concerns and to ensure passenger safety it has been decided to temporally close the Bus Station for the remainder of the refurbishment works from Monday 21st November 2016.
The works are likely to take 3/4 weeks to complete.
Please note buses will not be stopping at Horsham Bus Station, however driver changes will still take place here, but passengers will not be permitted to Board here whilst the driver changes take place. Passengers may alight if they wish.
Route 23 (Shorts) - will terminate at Albion Way for the duration of the works.
Route 51 towards The Common will be diverted via the Carfax for the duration of the works.
Passengers are advised to use the stops on Albion way OR The Carfax.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this will cause to your journey, but it is necessary to protect our passengers and drivers.
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