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Preston Bus Station

The latest news on Preston’s Bus Station. The grade-II listed building was threatened with demolition but after being listed in 2013 it has been undergoing a major renovation project.

Preston Bus Station campaigners plan parade through city

A parade to save Preston’s Bus Station is being organised. Campaigners plan to march through the centre of the city to voice their opposition to the current proposals for demolition. […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station in discussion at Brutal & Beautiful exhibition

While we wait for the delayed decision whether to list Preston’s iconic Bus Station, English Heritage has announced a new London based exhibition called Brutal & Beautiful. The Royal Institute […]

11 years ago
Manchester based design agency illustrate Preston Bus Station

            As the fight to save Preston Bus Station rages on more people have sought creative inspiration from Preston’s iconic building. Dorothy, a design agency […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Listing decision due early next week

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s A decision on whether to list Preston’s iconic Bus Station will be revealed next week, according to a Lancashire MP. Ben Wallace, who represents Wyre and Preston North, tweeted to […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Gate 81 photo exhibition on display at Preston Bus Station

One of the bus commuters captured in the photo exhibition A set of photographs of people using Preston Bus Station have been posted up around the building. The giant photos, taken by Jamie Hawkesworth, show Prestonians of all ages and […]

11 years ago
Opinion: To list or not to list Preston Bus Station, that is the question

The Bus Station would have been even quieter at night if proposals had gone ahead It looks like there’s still hope for Preston’s beleaguered bus station, after Culture Secretary Ed Vaizey agreed with English Heritage’s recommendations, and gave grade II listed status to Metro Central […]

11 years ago
Revealed: Expert reports dispute the true cost of restoring Preston Bus Station

The city council and English Heritage disagree on the cost of restoring the Bus Station Estimates on how much it would cost to restore Preston’s iconic bus station could be “significantly lower” than previously thought. The argument for not restoring the building, estimated at a […]

11 years ago
Artist Interview: WED Ryan

Earlier this year I spotted a painting of Preston Bus Station at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition. I loved its precise lines and simplicity, so much so […]

11 years ago
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