Two further levels of Preston’s iconic bus station car park reopen following the Easter holiday weekend.Advertisement
Lancashire County Council is spending millions of pounds to secure the crumbling concrete of the grade-II listed building.
Levels six and seven have been revamped and reopen to drivers on Tuesday 18 April.
On the same day the third level of the Bus Station shuts for renovation along with the car park ramps at the Guild Hall end.
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Ramps at the Holiday Inn end of the building recently reopened along with the top two floors of the car park.
Renovation work on the car park includes new wider parking spaces, new lighting, surfaces, payment machines and security cameras.
Project manager Andrew Barrow said: “We’re pleased that we’ll have another two levels open again for people to use. This work is making the car park levels more welcoming and will encourage more people to use them.
“We ask people to bear with us while this essential work is carried out. It is a major challenge to keep the building open during this work, and we’re doing everything we can to keep the disruption to a minimum and complete the work on schedule.”
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More than £23million is being spent on the Bus Station and car park, including building a Youth Zone on the western concourse.
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