812 Community Bus Service - Operated by Hackney Community Transport Group

The 812 Community Bus service will stop running on Friday 26 August 2022, with the last full day of service on Friday 26 August 2022.

Islington Council recently received the sad news that current provider, Hackney Community Transport (HCT), will no longer be able to operate the service.

The council understands that this will impact on service users’ daily journeys. The council will review how we can best support service users in the future.

If you are worried the Route 812 bus service stopping will have a negative impact on your health and wellbeing, then please contact the council’s We are Islington service:

Phone: 0207 527 8222
Email: weareislington@islington.gov.uk

You can also find helpful information on other transport services on the council website.

The service will continue the regular timetable until Friday 26 August.

The 812 accessible bus service runs between Hoxton and the Angel along roads such as Bath Street, Packington Street, the Sainsbury's supermarket in Islington, Percy Circus, Skinner Street (for Exmouth Market), Old Street (Golden Lane) and Dufferin Street.

The service runs Monday to Friday (except public holidays), every 30 minutes from 9am to 4.30pm. The white single-decker buses have low floors and wheelchair accessible ramps that can be boarded at bus stops or hailed anywhere along the route it is safe to do so.

The service costs £1 per trip. Freedom Pass holders and children under 16 travel free. Oyster Cards, Travelcards and Saver Tickets will not be accepted on these routes.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hackney Community Transport Group
020 7275 2414 020 7275 2414
Hackney Community Transport
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Ash Grove Bus Depot
Mare Street
E8 4RH

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The service has been opened up so anyone can use it. However, Freedom Pass holders continue to travel for free as do students of 16 and under, with all other people paying a £1 cash fare. Route maps and timetables are available on the council website or by contacting the service provider Hackney Community Transport.

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