There are a number of different bus services which provide access to and from Walton-le-Dale Arts college. These incude public services such as the 125 which runs between Chorley and Preston, via Clayton Brook. There are other services which run from Penwortham and the Losotck Hall area, and the 152 which runs between Blackburn and Preston.

Lancashire County Council also operate a number of other services to us for school children.

Further details can be obtained using the link on the left 'Other School Bus Services', from the school or the Council.

The school operates its own buses between different areas of Blackburn and the school. Details can be found below:


Coach Company: MOVING PEOPLE Bus and Coach Services 0845 475 1212

All buses are seatbelted.  Buses arrive and depart from the school’s turning circle at the rear of the school. 

BUS NO 501 (84 seater)          Aster Chase (opp. Sign to St James CE school, Lower Darwen)

8.00am           McNamara Car Sales (opp. Riverside Industrial Estate)

8.15am           Tesco Livesey Branch Road

8.30am           Walton-le-Dale High School

BUS NO 502 (78 seater)

8.05am           Brother Street, Shorrock Lane

8.10am           Mill Hill Station Bridge

8.15am           Feniscowles Methodist (opp. Spar)

8.30am           Walton-le-Dale HIgh School

BUS NO 503 (78 seater)  - please note that this will also pick up in Gregson Lane

8.10am Heys Lane by Tiverton Drive

8.12am Parklands Way

8.17am Green Lane 

8.24am The Beehive

8.35am Gregson Lane crossroads

8.36am Bank Head Lane / Alma Row bus stop

8.43am Walton-le-Dale High School 

BUS NO 504 (78 seater)

8.10am            Ewood, McDonalds

8.20am            Spring Lane (lst bus on the lane)




Company: MOVING PEOPLE Bus and Coach Services 0845 475 1212 

All buses are seatbelted.  Buses arrive and depart from the school’s turning circle at the rear of the school. 


Bus No 505

St Georges Road Preston                                         7.45 approx


Fulwood Barracks                                                    

White Hart                                                                

Gammul Lane shops                                                                                    

Ribbleton Library                                                                                         

Moor Nook shops                                                    

Nisa Store                                                                 

Miller Road                                                               

Miller Road café                                                       

Ribbleton Tudor Avenue                                         

Hesketh Arms                                                          

New Hall Lane Chemist                                           

Bargain Booze                                                          


London Road                                                            

Yew Tree


Buses depart at 3.10pm daily

Late buses run on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays evenings at 4.20pm for students wishing to stay behind for extra-curricular activities and coursework clubs.

Students require a bus pass from the school to use our buses. Bus passes should be purchased through school via ParentPay or as a standing order.

The letter on the left hand menu provides details. Further details are also available from the school.

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