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Plymouth’s coach station gets a national first

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 […]


More space for parking in the city centre

More shoppers will be able to park in the West End of the city centre, thanks to the opening of a new car park next to Plymouth’s brand new coach station. Contractors South West Highways have put the finishing touches to the new layout of the car park which will have room for 90 vehicles.  […]


Opening date for new coach station announced

Plymouth’s new coach station will open on Thursday 8 September Contractor SWH Civils is making good progress on the construction project off Mayflower Street which will replace the old 1950s coach station at Bretonside. SWH Civils has released the latest time lapse video from May and June to show how much progress has been made. http://bit.ly/1X8INU2 […]


National Express to manage new Plymouth coach station

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 […]


Plans for the £40m Bretonside development submitted

Plymouth City Council planners are set to consider plans for the £40 million Drake Circus Leisure development in Plymouth city centre. British Land has submitted a detailed application for the 100,000 sq ft leisure scheme that includes a 12 screen cinema, 13 restaurant units and 420 car park spaces The scheme, which is due to […]


Council approves funding for new coach station in Plymouth

Plans to build a brand new coach station in the heart of Plymouth city centre have taken a major step forward with the approval of Council funding. The £4.17 million project will provide a new facility for long distance coaches and a surface-level car park with around 100 spaces on the site of the former […]