COLCHESTER'S biggest bus firm has lodged plans to build a new depot at the Hythe. creating up to 100 jobs.

First Buses wants to convert International Timber's former storage site on the Whitehall industrial estate into a depot for up to 106 buses.

It will replace the depots in Queen Street and Magdalen Street, which 53 buses occupy. Colchester Council owns both and wants them to be redeveloped.

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