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Swansea bus station Bus interchange
Locale Swansea City Centre
Local authority Swansea
Opened 1979
2010 (Renovated)
Managed by Swansea City Council
No. of stands 23
Operators First Cymru
Veolia Transport Cymru
National Express
N.A.T. Group
Select Bus Services
Travel centre Yes

Swansea bus station, or Swansea city bus station,[1] is a bus station serving Swansea, Wales. It lies immediately to the west of the Quadrant Shopping Centre. The bus station also has a taxi rank to the south.

The station has 20 stands for local bus services with 3 stands for national coach services.[2] Coach services operated by National Express depart to Llanelli, Carmarthen and Haverfordwest to the west; and London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol as well as Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport to the east. There is an hourly service, served by First Group's Greyhound subsidiary[3] from the bus station to Bridgend Designer Outlet and Cardiff Central Station or Cardiff Bay.

History and redevelopment[edit]

Part of old Quadrant bus station

The bus station opened along with the Quadrant Shopping Centre in 1979,[4] replacing the old bus station opposite (next to the Grand Theatre). The bus station was becoming old and run down by the mid 2000s and plans were put forward by the local council to re-develop the site into a more modern bus facility.[5]

In July 2008, it was announced that funding from the European Convergence programme was approved to help with the £11 million redevelopment of the station. On 1 August 2008 it was confirmed that work on the new bus station would begin in January 2009, but it was headlined in the South Wales Evening Post on 1 December 2008, that work would not start until May 2009.[6] Work started on 13 June 2009[7] and the newly built bus station opened on 6 December 2010. New retail units were built within the bus station building but opened on a later date.[8] Such as a Greggs bakery, Costa Coffee and Co-operative store.

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Coordinates: 51°37′01″N 3°56′45″W / 51.61683°N 3.94586°W / 51.61683; -3.94586

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