More good news for the new Bedford Bus Station
The regeneration of Bedford Bus Station has received a £670,000
The Council is investing additional funding to pay for landscape
improvements along Thurlow Street as well as a major improvement to
the front of the bus station forecourt adjacent to the Greyfriars
roundabout. These projects take the total value of the improvements
in this part of town up to nearly £9.5million.
The landscaping along Thurlow Street will include new paving,
seating and trees along the southern side of the bus station
building and forecourt.
The improvements to the front of the bus station forecourt near
the Greyfriars roundabout will see the construction of a large
covered facility, providing shelter for those waiting to catch a
Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson, said: “The multi-million
pound regeneration of the bus station area is well underway and
will deliver a series of improvements to this important part of the
“This additional £670,000 will enable us to include Thurlow
Street as part of the Bedford Bus Station works, including more
landscaping improvements and also a major upgrade to the facilities
for bus users who are picked up and dropped off at the front of the
bus station by the Greyfriars roundabout.
“Bedford Bus Station has let our town centre down for far too
long and this scheme will deliver a much improved gateway to the
The additional works will be included in the current scheme and
are scheduled to start towards the end of this year.
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