Unamed investor interested in saving Preston Bus Station

Following Preston Council’s decision to demolish the ‘iconic’ Bus Station and car park a local business person has been in conversation with Council leader Peter Rankin to discuss the future of the building. Although the potential investor remains a mystery he (or she) cannot have failed to have noticed the growing campaign in support of one of best remaining examples of 1960s brutalist architecture in […]

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Preston City Centre Development Report Meeting 17 December: the final word on the Bus Station?

A very big day for Preston Council The City Centre Development Report to the Cabinet Meeting due to be held on 17 December is a big read but reveals some interesting facts about some Council owned properties. The meeting is not just about decisions on the Bus Station. The Council owns a number of assets in the City Centre which are in a poor condition […]

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Preston’s iconic bus station, brutal or beautiful? – video

Preston Bus Station on Channel 4 News Further national interest in the impending decision whether to save or demolish Preston Bus Station and Car Park. The building requires millions of pounds worth of refurbishment – a cost the council says it cannot afford. Channel 4 news reporter Ciaran Jenkins presents arguments for and against demolition of the ‘landmark’ building. In his short video there are […]

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Save Preston Bus Station: e-petition

e-petition to Stop Preston City Council Demolition of Bus Station John Wilson, the Save Preston Bus Station campaigner asks that if you support keeping the building have a look at the e-petition he is sending to the HM Government Transport Minister. The e-Petition is called “Stop Preston City Council Demolition of Bus Station”. If you agree click on the link below and follow directions to […]

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The fight to save Preston Bus Station in National News

  The continuing campaign to save the seemingly doomed 1960s Preston Bus Station and Car Park has moved to the mainstream national press. On 11 December an article in The Telegraph newspaper pointed out that the Bus Station was hailed as an “architectural triumph” and an outstanding example of post-war brutalist architecture. It also reminds people that ‘it is one of the few massive transport […]

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2013 Space Centre Calendar coming soon

The Space Centre in Preston is offering a beautifully illustrated A4 2013 calendar with 12 images by Preston artist, Richard Ellis It will be available for sale from and at their shop in Preston:, Gift House, Ashmoor Street. Tel: 01772 562533 All proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the Save Our Space charity. Richard Ellis has also agreed […]

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