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Very large bus station but also very mundane and depressing. Lots of beggars about when I visited... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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regular user living in Preston

The re-vamped bus station is not for the benefit of bus users. On the side where buses drop/pick up... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
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Central Bus Station Tithebarn Street, Preston PR1 1YT, England
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The re-vamped bus station is not for the benefit of bus users. On the side where buses drop/pick up there is NO SEATING as i am disabled this is a big problem. People use the new disabled toilet to sleep in. The shops are over...More

Thank scottiecarole
Reviewed 12 May 2018

travelled from morecambe to preston the newly refurbished station the cafe looks very nice and clean the toilets are 20 pence and are newly opened which are very nice the station looks alot cleaner and brighter

1  Thank karen w
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Very large bus station but also very mundane and depressing. Lots of beggars about when I visited which makes the place rather sad.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Holidaying in the area, we decided to forego the car and use our bus passes. As total strangers to Lancashire we found the bus station very user-friendly with excellent signage, electronic information boards and good facilities (shops, W.C.s, etc). Staff at information desk were extremely...More

Thank Arf6
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This place was fought hard for. but why did they bother? its still dirty, run down, full of tramps and pickpockets, and that before you get om a bus. avoid, avoid, unless you just want photos of the brutalist architecture. if so, go at sunset...More

1  Thank rosempearse
Reviewed 8 February 2018

A great building sadly butchered by Preston / Lancs Council. 20p for toilets ("because everyone else charges") and Europe’s largest bus station, but had buses being made to queue up by the roadside because they have sold off half the apron. The bus station itself...More

4  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 25 January 2018

this bus station has always been a bloody disgrace filthy smelly freezing cold and damp...it wants pulling down...now they are having a go at a refurb after all these years of neglect....it is chaos at the present time no parking difficult to get entry and...More

2  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

not nice, very very unreliable bus service, full of groups who shout comments at passers and just hang around

2  Thank ashmegan
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

... That is to say, a horrid and uninviting concrete mess that puts the very worst of Soviet city planners to shame with how ugly, cold and depressing they have managed to make it.

2  Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The exterior design of Preston Bus Station makes it special- because the interior isn't really all that exciting being cold and unwelcoming. The location of the bus station is also odd being a good 30 minutes walk from the railways station although quite a few...More

Thank BobBonHere
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