SD5429 : Preston Bus Station

taken 3 years ago, near to Preston, Lancashire, Great Britain

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Preston Bus Station
Preston Bus Station
Preston Bus Station was built in 1968 in the Brutalist architectural style. It was threatened with demolition as part of the City Council's Tithebarn redevelopment LinkExternal link but there was public opposition to the plans. After two failed attempts it was granted Grade II listed building status in 2013.

The station has a capacity for 80 double-decker buses, 40 along each side of the building. It incorporates a five floor multi-storey car park with space for 1100 cars. Access to the town centre is via three subways.

Ownership has now passed to Lancashire County Council, whose refurbishment plans include a new youth centre at the far end of the forecourt.
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SD5429, 258 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Date (from Tags)
1968  2003 
Style (from Tags)
Brutalist 
Name (from Tags)
Lancashire County Council 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5423 2959 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.6385N 2:41.7443W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5424 2955
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Other Tags
Bus Station  Listed Building  Multi-Storey Car Park  Grade II Listed  Brutalist Architecture  Preston City Council 

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