|Garage||New Cross (NX)|
|Night-time||Night bus N21|
|Via||New Cross |
Old Kent Road
Highbury & Islington
London Buses route 21 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Holloway and Lewisham, it is operated by London Central.
The route is operated by New Routemasters.
In 2018, a Metrodecker EV prototype from Optare was trialed on the route.
In November 2021, the frequency of the service was reduced from 6-8 minutes to 8-10 minutes.
On 4 February 2023, route 21 was re-routed to serve Nag's Head in Holloway instead of Newington Green, partially replacing the daytime route 271, following a successful consultation in early 2022.
Route 21 operates via these primary locations:
On 1 April 2017, a number 21 bus blocked the street in Cornhill as it became stuck after mounting the curb during an attempted three-point turn.
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