It is likely the Bus Station in central Guildford will be kept in an upgraded form as part of the North Street Development. Exeter are opening a new Bus Station on Sunday, 25 July, which provides ideas for Guildford.
The new station – a striking glass-fronted building in the heart of the city centre - replaces the current bus station which was constructed in the 1960s. This new, fit-for-purpose modern facility will promote green public transport in the city and rural communities for decades to come.
The new Bus Station will offer a massive improvement for passengers, with features such as glass-fronted covered waiting and boarding areas and high-quality facilities.
Exeter City Council Leader Cllr Phil Bialyk said: “As a former bus driver this new station is obviously very close to my heart. This station looks fantastic and is a great new gateway to Exeter. The old bus station did a job for many years but is well past its sell by date and to have a brand new facility is fantastic news for Exeter and the whole region.”
First Class Facilities
The new Station has been designed to:
It is intended that the provision of high quality public transport facilities will promote the use of buses as a viable alternative to private car journeys into the city centre – helping reduce the traffic congestion on the arterial routes into the city centre.
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