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Taunton Bus & Coach Station

An archetypal 'hub' station, opened 1952, designed by Tilling Group architect HA Starkey for the Western National Omnibus Co.


Region:
Somerset
Red Wheel Site:
Yes
Transport Mode(s):
Road
Address:

Tower Street,Taunton

Postcode:
TA1 4AF
Visitor Centre:
No
Website:

About Taunton Bus & Coach Station

One of a dwindling number of 1950s bus stations still in use.

The facility, off Tower Street, was opened in 1953 at a cost of £23,041 and is a rare survivor of a corporate style once common in towns and cities nationwide.

 

Text from Somerset County Gazette

 

National Transport Trust, Old Bank House, 26 Station Approach, Hinchley Wood, Esher, Surrey KT10 0SR