This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 51.2346 / 51°14'4"N
Longitude: -0.2017 / 0°12'5"W
OS Eastings: 525647
OS Northings: 149921
OS Grid: TQ256499
Mapcode National: GBR JJ0.HV0
Mapcode Global: VHGS9.G77C
Entry Name: London Country Bus Services Limited Bus Garage with Attached Service Block
Listing Date: 23 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1377987
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289466
Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH2
District: Reigate and Banstead
Town: Reigate and Banstead
Electoral Ward/Division: Reigate Central
Built-Up Area: Reigate
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Reigate
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TO 2549 NE
17/127 London Country Bus
Services Limited: bus
garage with attached
II service block
Bus Station garage and attached service block. 1931-2. For East Surrey Traction
Company ("Bell Street", p.114). Red-brown brick in English bond, rear of garage
rendered and with applied timber-framing; plain tile roof to garage, corrugated
felted roof to service block. Large, single-storey garage, roughly triangular on plan
with lower, single-storey, rectangular service block projecting forward from right end.
Garage: 2 wide bus entrances with folding topglazed board garage doors; between
them a full-height, transomed window in hipped roofed projection; similar window
to canted left-end bay; roof hipped at left end, with apex taller than ridge of
main roof giving effect of pyramidal roof. At right end, narrow bay at right angles
with full-height, transomed, 2-light window links garage to service block.
Service block: 2 bay forecourt elevation has, on left, full-height, transomed,
2-light windows, central one with door; on right, full-height square-headed opening,
top part bricked-in, lower part with modern door and windows under canopy; parapet
with offset, soldier-brick coping below waney-edged-weather-boarded gable. Lesbourne
Road elevation: left-end bay, with parapet returned, has 3 tall windows in square-headed
recess; 6 lower bays to right have concrete lintel band over wide windows, right
one full-height, and soldier-brick coping; roof hipped at right end.
Rear of garage: brick plinth; taller gabled bays towards either end with braced
close-studding framing tall triple windows; rest of range has 3-light windows set
Interior of garage: wide-spanning, complex-strutted steel roof trusses; continuous
sky-lights providing good top-lighting.
This bus garage superseded that on Bell Street increasing the capacity of
the Reigate garage to 170 vehicles ("Bell Street", p.114).
"Bell Street", East Surrey (1974)
Listing NGR: TQ2566149920
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings