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Chatham bus station set to open

Tue 13 September 2011, 3:51 pm

Chathamís new Waterfront Bus Station will open next month, it has been announced.

The new station will welcome its first passengers on 10 October, serving 117 destinations in the area.

The station, which boasts a grass roof, has been built in an aim to open up the waterfront area and connect it to shops in Chatham town centre.

Rodney Chambers, Leader of Medway Council, said: “This is a key part of the regeneration of Chatham town centre.

“The new Medway bus station will act as a welcoming drop off point for all people travelling into the area, and as an easy to use hub for all residents catching public transport locally.”

The station will consist of four platforms, each with a number of stops, as well as a new bus information centre, open from 8am to 6pm.

The new facility has been funded by Government and will replace the outdated bus station at the Pentagon.

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