Buchanan Bus Station is located in the rectangular area bounded by Killermont Street (south), North Hanover Street (east) and Cowcaddens Road )north. Between West Nile Street (west) and the bus station is the former Laings Hotel (which is now a leisure complex with shops, restaurants and flats), a multi-storey car park and the forecourt, which is named Concourse Square.
The main entrance leads east from Concourse Square, via two sets of automatic doors, into the concourse. The forecourt can be reached from the south, from Killermont Street, or via steps from the north, from Cowcaddens Road.
There are six entrances/exits into the stance area:
A few metres east of the top of the steps from the forecourt is a crossing with no tactile paving, post on right with sounder and rotating cone, towards the entrance to Caledonian University.
There's an underpass, leading north from the forecourt, just east of the foot of the steps.
There's a crossing between the forecourt and the main entrance to the Royal Concert Hall. As you face across Killermont Street, the post with push button, sounder but no rotating cone, is to your right. There is tactile paving at each end of this crossing.
There are two bus station access points just west of the junction of Killermont and North Hanover Streets, separated by a short stretch of pavement. Whilst these have tactile paving at each side, there is no pedestrian control of either of these crossings.
These are single-stage crossings with tactile paving an rotating cones
The posts with push buttons are west of the crossing, that is to your right as you cross away from the bus station, to your left as you cross towards it.
The post with push button is to your right as you cross in either direction.
This is a single-stage crossing with tactile paving and rotating cones. The posts with push buttons are west of the crossing, that is to your left as you cross away from the bus station or to your right as you cross towards it.
Some distance east of the crossing towards the Royal Concert Hall is a bus stop with shelter: Killermont Street, serving:
The bus stop with shelter (Cowcaddens) serving Stuart's Coaches 72 to Kirkintilloch, is a few metres east of the crossing by the steps up from the forecourt.
There's a clock in the middle of Concourse Square.
hire bike stand, on right|
crossing, right, to Concert Hall
security bollards to left
windows of AM PM Café|
double door entrance to café
2 sets of double doors into concourse
pillar, away from building
blank double door
steps down, north, into subway
map of Glasgow City Centre, on right|
circular seating area, in middle, billboards on left
windows of WH Smith, entrance inside concourse
southwest entrance to stance area
row of trees along middle, wall on left
bike racks, on right
bus stop with shelter, on right
blank wall, on left
middle entrance to stance area
blank wall continues
tactile paving for bus entrance
bus entrance, no controlled crossing
island between bus entrance and exit, with tactile paving
bus exit, no controlled crossing
tactile paving on main pavement
entrance to stances 23 - 32
tactile paving of crossing of Killermont Street, to right
tactile paving of crossing of North Hanover Street
lamp post, in middle|
wall with windows, on left
fence, on left
wall, on left
billboard, on right
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