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Shape of things to come as Paignton bus station canopy unveiled

By Herald Express  |  Posted: February 28, 2013

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THIS image shows the design of the new roof canopy which is under construction at Paignton bus station.

Stagecoach South West has closed the station until Friday, May 24, in order to carry out 'essential renovation works' to the roof canopy.

A spokesman for the company said: "As these visuals are focused on the canopy design, it is not accurate in every other detail. For example, it doesn't show the barriers around each stand, just the bollards."

During the station closure, all bus services are arriving and departing from Hyde Road, Great Western Road, and Torquay Road, opposite the Post Office.

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  • robocop1982  |  March 01 2013, 2:30AM

    its often quicker to walk than wait for a bus in paignton. standing round at the bus stop like a lost soul. just get an electric bike kit. way more better and it recharges also. alot of people are not aware of just how good ebike kits are these days. try one and you will never step foot on a bus ever a again whether you are 8 or 80. they are less effort than driving a car

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  • Ch1mp  |  February 28 2013, 7:46PM

    It looks much smaller and providing a lot less shelter than the old one.

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  • kozrak  |  February 28 2013, 3:26PM

    as the canopy is going to be new , why could it not be a solar panel canopy ? would made more sense

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  • omnivore23  |  February 28 2013, 2:47PM

    I don't think Steve is quite ready for irony Bleach - unless of course he's gone all post-modern on us.

  • mikelister66  |  February 28 2013, 1:05PM

    Des you need to get out of Brixham more or open your eyes if you think it's the same.

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  • Bleach  |  February 28 2013, 12:58PM

    - "Gotta love devon for the moaners..." The irony, oh the sweet irony.

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  • BrixhamDes  |  February 28 2013, 11:22AM

    Is this a case of Deja Vu ? It looks no different just no benches!

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  • stevetims2  |  February 28 2013, 9:19AM

    Get ready for the fare price to increase to pay for it. Then the influx of people moaning about it. Gotta love devon for the moaners...

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