Osborne to Increase Access and Parking for Commuters at Gloucester Station
Osborne has been awarded the contract to build a new car park and station entrance in Gloucester.
The new car park and station entrance will provide increased station parking capacity as well as additional access for commuters using the station from the North side of Gloucester.
The contract has a value of £1.3m, and Osborne will be working on behalf of their customer- First Greater Western Rail. Work is due to start on 11th December and will take 17 weeks to complete.
The new car park will be formed by excavating and removal of an existing car park. Osborne will be creating 230 new car parking spaces, including disabled bays. They will also be installing new lighting and ticket machines, as well as charging points for electric cars.
Osborne will also construct a new station entrance to Platform 4 which will provide additional access for commuters using the station from the North side of Gloucester. The new station will lead directly from the car park onto Platform 4.
At the new station entrance, new ticket vending machines, customer information screens and a ticket barrier will also be installed. Osborne will also take the opportunity to plant trees and carry out some landscaping works.