Puttick completes restoration of Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station John Puttick_c_Gareth Gardner (3)

Brutalist 1969 gem came close to demolition before reversal in fortune

John Puttick Associates has completed the refurbishment of Preston’s brutalist bus station.

Less than 10 years ago BDP’s 1969 building was slated for demolition to make way for the Tithebarn shopping development, designed by the same practice.

After a long fight spearheaded by Angela Brady and backed by the likes of Rem Koolhaas, it was listed at grade II in 2013.

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