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New bus station to open next month
4:00pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012 in News
COLCHESTER’S new bus station will open next month.
The controversial new station is set to open on Sunday, November 18, while the existing temporary station, off Queen Street, will close at midnight on Saturday, November 17.
Situated between Osborne Street and Stanwell Street, the new £2million station has sparked debate, with some quarters opposing Essex County Council’s plans in favour of upgrading the current Queen Street station.
But a central Government ruling means that site must be given to St Thomas More’s Primary School, to be used as a playing field.
Peter Kay, of the Colchester Bus Users Group, said: “This must be the lowest quality high quality station in England.
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