Preston bus station gets listed status
Monday 23 September 2013
Preston’s under-threat brutalist bus station has been given Grade II-listed status by the Government.
Preston City Council wants to demolish the station, saying it would cost £17m to modernise.
But on Monday the plans were effectively blocked as Ed Vaizey, the minister for culture, gave it protected status.
Save Preston Bus Station campaigner John Wilson said: “It’s fantastic news.”
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