New bus station in Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent's new bus station will open today (Tuesday, March 26) costing £15m.

New bus station opens in Stoke-on-Trent

The front of the new bus station on John Street Credit: Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Stoke-on-Trent's new £15m bus station will open today (March 26).

The new building, in Hanley, has 22 bus departure bays, waiting facilities, interactive touch-screen journey planners, a convenience store and toilets.

Up to 120 buses are expected to travel through the station every hour.

Councillor Mohammed Pervez, leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, said: "The opening of this bus station marks the start of a journey to transform our city centre."