On 30th January 1961, United Counties opened a small garage in what was then North Street, Bletchley, having since 1947 only outstationed one or two vehicles in the town, in the Council yard in Victoria Street. The address of this garage was later Tavistock Street, but at the time it was built , Tavistock Street was not made up and did not join North Street. This garage remained in use until August 1978 when, due to the growth of the new city of Milton Keynes, the capacity of the Tavistock Street Depot could no longer cope. Plans for a brand new depot at Winterhill were in being at this time, but something had to be done quickly to keep the existing services running. Accordingly, the former Co-Op Bakery site in Albert Street, Bletchley was converted for use as a bus depot and operations transferred there until the Winterhill site came on line in May 1983.
Bletchley Bus Station was opened by the then Borough of Milton Keynes in December 1975. Neither the Albert Street depot nor the Bus Station were actually owned by United Counties, but were leased from Milton Keynes Development Corporation.
Albert Street Bus Depot.
Bletchley Bus Station.
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