Preston Bus Station Grade II Listed

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English Heritage announced today the decision to designate Preston Bus Station Grade II. Full details of the decision to list will be available tomorrow (Tuesday 28th September) from the English Heritage website.

Here are some news reports from today:

BBC – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-24202923

Mail Online ‘concrete monstrosity'(!) – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2430105/Monstrous-Preston-Bus-Station-saved-nation-granted-listed-building-status.html

Lancashire Evening Post – worth reading the comments – http://www.lep.co.uk/news/preston-bus-station-wins-listed-status-1-6077240

Dezeen – ‘making it harder – but not impossible – for the bus station to be knocked down’ – http://www.dezeen.com/2013/09/23/preston-bus-station-protected-from-demolition/

Channel 4 News – ‘iconic bus station lives to fight another day’ – http://www.channel4.com/news/preston-bus-station-listed-grade-ii-culture-demolish-council

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