QR codes on First Buses New Ticket Machines

You might notice when you board the bus that we have new ticket machines – don’t be alarmed!

We are making improvements to your journey to help speed up boarding times. This includes our new ticket machines accepting Contactless payments from the 20th June! 

You will also see that on all our on bus printed tickets there will be a QR code, if you have already purchased a ticket that hasn’t expired yet simply show them to the driver as usual.

You can still scan your concession passes as normal on the blue reader.

If unsure, the drivers are here to help, please remember the machines are new to them too, please be patient whilst they put their training into practice.

QR Code are also on our mTickets, why not make the switch and get cheaper bus fares on your mobile.


All Sections of Broadland Northway Road to Open

We have been advised that the all sections of the Broadland Northway Road A1270 will be open late on the evening of Monday 16th April 2018.

Low Road – Road Closure due to Anglian Water Upgrading Works

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL proposes to make a Temporary Traffic Order affecting the Low Road from its junction with Fairview Close for 300 metres south   in the PARISH OF DRAYTON because of Anglian Water works.

The road will be temporarily closed (except for access) from 23rd April 2018 to 4th May 2018 for the duration of the works, expected to be 11 days within the period.

Alternative route is via: Low Road, A1067 Drayton High Road, Hospital Lane.


Permissive Rights of Way








We have been contacted by Drayton Farms concerning the permissive footpaths on their land.The fields known as Man in the Moon, Flax Field, Wrights 18 and Airport 24 are currently being prepared ahead of planting with Potatoes.Please note the following fields which have a permissive paths around the edge;

  • Man in the Moon,
  • Flax Field,
  • Wrights 18

A Nematicide will be applied to the fields prior to planting and Drayton Farms request that the public are aware and to ask them to please keep themselves and their dogs on leads and off the field and to the remain on the marked paths.

The risk will be low but this Nematicide can cause illness to dogs.

Albert Bartlett, the grower of the potato crop, will be installing additional warning signage around the perimeter and at various locations on the land.

What’s happening in Drayton in March 2018?


Find out more and have your say on Greater Norwich Local Plan

Find out more and have your say on Greater Norwich Local Plan. A roadshow detailing what the plan is about, why it needs to be produced and how you can shape the plan and have your say is coming to Drayton on 6th February 2018 .






What’s happening in Drayton in February 2018?

Police: Safer Neighbourhood Team Meeting 17 Jan 2018 at 7pm

Road Closure- Taverham Rd 16 Jan 2018 to 18 Jan 2018

Taverham Road will be closed at the junction of Orchard Bank from 16 January 2018 to 18 January 2018 for water connection works. For further details click here

What’s happening in Drayton in January 2018?