£12m needed for bus station repairs

The costs of refurbishing the car park which is “nearing the point of being beyond economic repair” at Rotherham Interchange is an estimated £12m.

Rothbiz reported last month that a large scale redevelopment of the bus station in Rotherham town centre looks unlikely as partners instead focus on refurbishing the car park.

Opened in 1971, the multi storey car park on the site has since developed widespread defects and the existing tight spaces and drab appearance mean that occupancy levels only average approximately one third of its 678 capacity.

Read on… http://www.rothbiz.co.uk/2016/11/news-5200-12m-needed-for-bus-station.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+Rothbiz+(Rothbiz:+Rotherham+Business+News)&m=1

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3 Responses to £12m needed for bus station repairs

  1. Colin Tawn says:

    If RMBC had used part of its massive borrowings to invest in the local infrastructure in 2014 the Interchange could and should have been modernised instead of which RMBC adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach.
    It did not fall into disrepair overnight.

    • Anonymous 4 says:

      Colin…..ref my comment a few days ago. …I was out of line and I do apologise. …your advice is taken on board.

  2. Paddy Cawkwell says:

    The Interchange is a horrible, awful, dangerous place.

    Get rid of it.

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