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Did you know that Preston is home to Europe’s largest bus station? The 1960s Brutalist design can take 80 double-decker buses, and is regarded by some as of major architectural significance. Others think it possibly the ugliest building in Lancashire and question its location half a mile from the city’s train station.

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Andrew Flintoff
Edmund Hirst
Francis Thompson
John Glubb
John Lawton
Nick Park
Richard Arkwright
Samuel Ryder
Tom Finney

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My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger. - Billy Connolly
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Coronation of King George I - 1714, First Edition of Sunday Times - 1822, Battle of Navarino - 1827, Big Ben Winched into Place - 1858
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