SD5429 : Preston Bus Station, Tithebarn Street

taken 5 years ago, near to Preston, Lancashire, Great Britain

Preston Bus Station, Tithebarn Street
Preston Bus Station, Tithebarn Street
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, 266 images   (more nearby search)
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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 5414 2967 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.6812N 2:41.8269W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5414 2962
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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