coach station

National first for Plymouth coach station

Authored by Mary

Plymouth’s coach station has been awarded the first-ever Safer Coach Station accreditation.

The British Parking Association has awarded accreditation for safe bus stations for several years, but has now launched a new accreditation for long-distance scheduled coach services – and Plymouth’s new coach station is the first to receive it!

The £4.8 million coach station opened to...

New coach station reaches major new milestone

Authored by Mary

The redevelopment of Plymouth Coach Station has reached a major new milestone after coach company National Express signed an agreement to manage the new site.

Heads of terms have now been signed between the UK’s largest coach company and Plymouth City Council, setting out the arrangements for running the new site in the West End of the city centre.

Under the agreement, National...

Work starts on new coach station

Authored by Mary

Work starts this week on the new coach station in Plymouth’s West End as the city centre gears up for a year of significant change.

SWH Civils, the appointed contractor, will be breaking ground at the site in Mayflower Street to herald the start of the project.

The new station replaces facilities for scheduled long distance coaches from Bretonside which will be transformed into...

West End temporary car park to stay

Authored by Mary

Shoppers will continue to be able to park close to West End shops in the temporary car park at Mayflower West in the crucial run up to Christmas.

Councillor Mark Lowry, Cabinet Member for Finance and Assets and City Centre Champion has pledged to the city’s West End traders that work on the new coach station and car park that could affect parking would not start until after this...