East London Bus & Coach Company Ltd t/a Stagecoach London - Tower Hill Tour - New Permit Application

Closed 26 Feb 2018

Opened 29 Jan 2018

Overview

Update, 12 March 2018: application approved for a period of one year.

Application for a new London Service Permit

Company

East London Bus & Coach Company Ltd t/a Stagecoach London

Address

Head Office, c/o West Ham Bus Garage

Stephenson Street

London

E16 4SA

Service

Megasightseeing.com (Tower Hill Tour)

From/To

Tower Hill

Period of operation

Daily

Service Introduction Date

7 April 2018

 

Proposal

East London Bus & Coach Company Ltd t/a Stagecoach London has applied to Transport for London to operate a new pre-booked only, circular tourist service from/to Tower Hill with no interim stops. Buses would operate hourly between 10.00 and 17.00 as follows:

Route

Tower Hill, Byward Street, Lower Thames Street, Upper Thames Street, Victoria Embankment, Bridge Street, Parliament Square, Parliament Street, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, Cockspur Street, Pall Mall, Waterloo Place, Regent Street St James’s, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Pall Mall, St James’s Street, Piccadilly, Duke of Wellington Place, Grosvenor Place, Hyde Park Corner, Park Lane, Cumberland Gate, Marble Arch, Park Lane, Hyde Park Corner, Duke of Wellington Place, Grosvenor Place, Lower Grosvenor Place, Buckingham Palace Road, Buckingham Gate, Artillery Row, Greycoat Place, Horseferry Road, Millbank, Abingdon Street, Old Palace Yard, St Margaret Street, Parliament Square, Bridge Street, Westminster Bridge, Westminster Bridge Road, Addington Street, York Road, Chicheley Street, Belvedere Road, Upper Ground, Upper Ground Slip Road, Waterloo Road, Tenison Way, Waterloo Road, Waterloo Bridge, Lancaster Place, Aldwych, Strand, Fleet Street, Ludgate Circus, Ludgate Hill, St Paul’s Churchyard, Cannon Street, Queen Victoria Street, King William Street, London Bridge, Borough High Street, Long Lane, Bermondsey Street, Tower Bridge Road, Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Approach, Tower Hill, Minories.

 

Terminal Points

TOWER GATEWAY, GOODMANS YARD

Offside bus stand in Goodman’s Yard. After setting down at Minories, buses proceed out of service, direct to Goodman’s Yard to stand, departing via Goodmans Yard, Mansell Street, Shorter Street and Tower Hill to pick up.

 

Picking Up and Setting Down Points

At the specified stopping point below, buses may stop for no longer than is necessary to pick up and set down passengers; buses must not stop at these points for any other reason.

Tower Hill – Bus stop TA (34253) - pick up only

Minories – Bus Stop TD (BP3453) – set down only

 

Timetable

Daily. Hourly departures between 10.00 and 17.00 accordng to pre-booked demand. If there are no bookings, journeys would not operate.

Tours last approximately 2 hours. 

 

Vehicles

Double Deck, maximum length 10.54 metres, width 2.55 metres.

 

 

Your Views

Please give us your views by completing the online consultation form by Monday 26 February 2018.

Areas

  • City of London
  • Lambeth
  • Southwark
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Westminster

Audiences

  • Stakeholders
  • London Boroughs
  • Coach Operators

Interests

  • London Service Permits