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.

Future options for Preston Bus Station to be discussed at arts event

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s Local artists and architects will be meeting this weekend to try and come up with an alternative use for Preston’s Bus Station. The event follows an open letter sent to […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Architects and artists appeal to Lancashire County Council to save the building

preston bus station Leading figures from Preston’s arts and architecture scene have made a direct appeal to Lancashire County Council to save Preston’s Bus Station. A letter sent to every county councillor says […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station featured in 1001 buildings to see before you die book

preston bus station Notre Dame Cathedral, Berlin’s Reitchstag and err Preston Bus Station? A new book detailing 1001 buildings to see before you die has put the under-threat bus station as a work […]

11 years ago
Review: Journey to the End of the World at Preston Bus Station

The audience watch on during the performance inside the Bus Station Last night I witnessed the end of the world at Preston bus station, and as you’d expect, it was epic! The threatened Preston landmark played host to a sold out […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Councillors nod through rejection of Simon Rigby bid

bus station view The future of Preston Bus Station still hangs on a knife-edge after councillors voted to reject a bid to keep it from local businessmen. Simon Rigby’s offer to buy the […]

11 years ago
Battle for Preston Bus Station features on BBC Culture Show

Preston Bus Station is now a listed building, but the Town Hall coffers have to support it The battle to save the Preston Bus Station has been featured on the BBC Culture Show. The programme, a special on heritage and buildings, asked “is it a jewel or […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Councillors recommended to reject Simon Rigby offer

The city council look set to reject an offer from a consortium of local businessmen led by Simon Rigby to buy and redevelop the Bus Station. Papers submitted to the […]

11 years ago
Preston Bus Station prepares for starring role in BBC Culture Show

Bus station campaigner John Wilson being interviewed Preston’s troubled bus station is fast becoming a media celebrity. Following last week’s appearance on The Daily Politics show, and further coverage in Saturday’s Financial Times, now the BBC’s Culture […]

11 years ago
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