VIDEO: Heavy traffic in Northampton town centre causing bus delays

Heavy traffic in Northampton town centre is causing delays to a number of bus routes in the town centre this afternoon.

A backlog of traffic to the Horsemarket entrance of the St Peters Way roundabout is causing delays to buses leaving the Northgate Station.

Traffic has backed up along Greyfriars and round towards Ladys Lane and The Mounts.

Stagecoach Buses tweeted this afternoon that routes 9, 9A and 12 are diverting via Spencer bridge due to congestion on the St Peters Way roundabout

Traffic was heavy on The Drapery due to the delays at the St Peters Way roundabout

Traffic was heavy on The Drapery due to the delays at the St Peters Way roundabout

Traffic was backed up Horsemarket from the St Peters way roundabout

Traffic was backed up Horsemarket from the St Peters way roundabout