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How to get to SET Beccles School

SET Beccles Minibus Services

SET Beccles School runs a number of minibus services to school from places such as Lowestoft, Outlon Broad, Holton and Kessingland. Our routes for 2021/22 are as follows:

Route A – Oulton
Kirkley Run BP station7:30 am
Swing Bridge Station7:33 am
Sands Lane Opposite Kevington Drive7:39 am 
One Stop, Sands Lane7:40 am
Sands Lane bus stop by Cambrian Crescent7:41 am
Car Park, Oulton Community Centre7:46 am
Route C – Lowestoft
Esso Petrol Station/Tesco Express, Beccles Road. A1467:30 am
Norman Warrier Pub7:36 am
Hollingsworth Road opp Fish and Chip shop7:38 am
Corner of Mountbatten Rd./Spashet Rd.7:40 am
Sparrows Nest Bus Stop7:43 am
End of Park Road (Crown Street Motors end)7:45 am
Bus stop by Pablo’s Fish Bar, St Peter’s Street7:48 am
Car Park Corner of Milton Rd East/ Katwijk Road7:50 am
Denmark Road -Train Station Car Park7.52 am
Route E – Kessingland and Pakefield:
Cowslip Crescent7:30 am
Bus stop outside Doctor’s surgery, 303 Long Road7:35 am
Aldwyck Way bus stop7:35 am
One Shop Carlton Road7:40 am
Fighting Cocks Pub7:42 am
Carlton Pub7:45 am
Tramways Pub bus stop7:46 am
Route B – Kessingland
Bus stop by Transport Museum7:30 am
The Street via Rectory Road. Bus stop opp. Fish and Chip shop.7:31 am
Deepdale childrens playground opp. Longbeach Drive 7:32 am
Ribblesdale Opp. Wharfedale7:33 am
Wash Lane bus stop opposite Hall Road7:42 am
Sailors Home Pub.7:44 am
Wash Lane bus stop close to Church Road7:46 am
Church Road at layby outside Church7:47 am
Chapel Road opp. Chatten Rd. Wrentham.7:55 am
Route D – Halesworth and Bungay:
Bungay Rd/Beccles Rd (Blacksmiths Corner)7:40 am
Bramfield Road, Halesworth7.45 am
Buttercross, Bungay8.05 am
Vicarage Lane, Mettingham8.10 am
Route F – Kessingland
A12 – Layby next to the Cottages – Pakefield (Catherine Terrace)7:45 am
Bus stop opposite Kessingland Primary School7:50 am
Africa Alive, Kessingland7:57 am

Spaces on the transport offered by the school are limited and offered on a first come first served and best efforts bases.

Charges apply for use of the school transport which are payable termly in advance. Our bus behaviour policy must be followed. Failure to pay for school transport may result in your child losing their place and, if applicable, it being offered to someone on a waiting list.

If a student stops using a bus route mid-term they will not receive a refund of the bus fare unless we can fill the space with another student and the minibus/coach is full.  By making a payment you are agreeing to these terms.

Public Bus Routes

There are also a number of public bus routes that run directly to, or near the school. These are:

  • BR003 – To Willingham Hall
  • BR020 – From Southwold
  • BR021 – From Halesworth
  • BR027 – From North Cove

The school have also been working with First Buses and they have extended the X2 bus service so that it comes past SET Beccles School.  The school holds bus passes for the X2 service that can be issued to students on production of a passport size photograph.

Suffolk County Council runs a school transport entitlement hotline for those who wish to check whether they are eligible for free transport. The telephone number is 03456 066173.

Routes are also available on the Suffolk On Board website