Changes affecting Bus Services for Birstall (Saturdays only)

Birstall Parish Council have received an advisory notification of changes to a local bus service which will affect residents in Birstall.

First have submitted these changes to the Traffic Commissioners which will take effect from 6th August 2022. .

Outlined below is an assessment of these changes. Officers are in the process of reviewing the full impact, and we will be in contact again if there are any further changes to communicate.

First 22B Leicester – Birstall (Saturdays only):

  • During a retender process for a number of supported services within Leicestershire, First will now begin to operate the 22B service between Leicester and Birstall on Saturdays only.

  • This service was previously operated by Centrebus under service code 22A.

  • On Monday to Friday the service 22A will remain unchanged and operated by Centrebus.

  • On Saturdays the 22B will only provide service in Birstall to the Gates estate, Sibson Road and Birstall Road. Wanlip Lane, Wanlip Avenue, Stonehill Avenue and Windmill Avenue will no longer have service on Saturdays.

If you have questions about any of these registered changes, please email

Stephen Godfrey
Technical Assistant
Safe and Sustainable Travel Team
Leicestershire County Council
Tel: 01163056666

Posted: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 10:40 by Sue Coulson

Tags: Bus Service