At-a-glance guide

Oldham Bus Station, Greater Manchester

New central bus station incorporating travel shop and public toilets

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in conjunction with Greater Manchester Transport Executive

Architectural features:

  • Eye-catching bus station serves as a gateway to a town centre under regeneration
  • Clear-glazed lightweight structure combines passenger comfort with high visibility

Cost features:

  • Construction cost £3.3m for buildings, site works and landscaping
  • Tight budget forced design revisions, including the extension of the adjacent civic centre as ticket hall

JCT80 standard lump-sum contract incorporating Contractors Design Portion Supplement

Contract period:
10 months

December 2000