You are entitled to a free Personal Travel Plan that will identify the best possible public transport options available from Great Cornard & Sudbury to your regular destinations. This will be presented in an email with specific information for you. Find out more.
Weaver’s Meadow is excellently located for bus services on Bures Road, around 120m south of Radiator Road. Alternatively, there’s also signposted bus stops opposite and adjacent to Rugby Road on Head Lane, as well as outside and opposite Glenside on Stannard Way. Regular services can be boarded at these bus stops into Sudbury town, the surrounding area as well as towns further afield, including Hadleigh, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester and Ipswich.
Local bus services are provided by Beestons and HC Chambers & Son from Monday to Saturday.
Google is a great resource for finding a route or bus stop, you can either search for the route to find a timetable or search when you are travelling to and from to display different ways of getting there.
The Bus Checker UK mobile app also provides a useful tool to provide residents with real-time and timetabled services from routes.
Travel time to Colchester, Hadleigh and Ipswich are approximately 52 minutes, 36 minutes and 76 minutes respectively. An adult return fare to Colchester, for example, is £7.70 per day or £35.00 per week.
There are also discounts available for 16-19 year olds, 25% off the full adult fare via the Endeavour card – further information can be found here. Further concessionary fares are also available with further information available via Suffolk County Council’s website.
Sudbury Train Station is located approximately 1.4km away from Weaver’s Meadow. The train station is located approximately 17 minutes walking time from Weaver’s Meadow and would only take approximately 6 minutes to cycle there. The train station provides regular services to Marks Tey for connecting trains to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.
The train station offers step-free access throughout and some public Wi-Fi and refreshment facilities for commuters. There are also 14 bicycle spaces for secure storage as well as 140 (plus three accessible) spaces available for cars.
The Greater Anglia website provides details of the services and timetables running from the station as well as an online journey planning tool and ability to purchase tickets. Favourite journeys can be saved for later and live train tracking is available.
Use PlusBus as a cheaper way to get around areas such as Colchester and Ipswich by coordinating unlimited local bus travel when purchasing your train ticket. This can be done on the Greater Anglia website, or direct with PlusBus.
Railcards offer up to a 30% discount on rail travel and they are only £30 per year (£20 for a disabled persons card)! There are a variety of cards available so choose the one which suits you:
✔ 16-25 railcard – for those aged 16-25, or mature students (26+) and in full-time education
✔ 26-30 railcard
✔ Two together railcard – for two named people travelling together
✔ Family & friends railcard – for those travelling with children aged 5-15 (up to 4 adults and 4 children can travel on one card)
✔ Senior railcard – for those aged 60 and over
✔ Network railcard – for those travelling in the South East and aged 16 or over
✔ Disabled persons railcard – for those who have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult could qualify for a Disabled person railcard, giving the user 1/3 off rail fares across Britain for them and a friend For further information, and to order online, go to www.railcard.co.uk