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Bus Gate/Lane

Mount Pleasant Road Bus Gate/Lane Restriction

Traffic is restricted in both directions along Mount Pleasant Road between its junctions with Monson Rd and Church and Crescent Roads, 9 am to 6 pm every day.

restriction sign "Except for access" means that apart from public buses and taxis/private hire vehicles, only the following have an exemption to enter the bus gate restriction:

  • Goods delivery vehicles picking up or delivering to premises within the restriction
  • Vehicles belonging to residents in the restriction, and their guests and visitors

There is no exemption to drop off or pick up passengers, for Blue Badge holders, or for residents living on adjacent roads including Dudley, Monson, Newton and York Roads.

Vehicles exiting Dudley, Newton and York Roads will need to exit via Monson Road.

Please see the maps below (click to enlarge) for details of the signs indicating the restricted area.

If you have received a Warning Notice no penalty is payable but a live Penalty Charge Notice may be issued the next time your vehicle is seen in the restriction.

Follow the links below to pay or appeal a Penalty Charge Notice.

This initiative supports sustainable transport and reduces air and noise pollution in the town. It also makes the town safer for pedestrians and more attractive to shoppers and other visitors.