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Creative Co-op agree lease on Colchester bus station room

The former bus station waiting room
Image caption Creative Co-op has secured a lease to use the former bus station waiting room

A redundant waiting room at a former bus station is to be turned into artist studios and an archive of local history.

Colchester bus station has moved from St Botolphs to Osborne Street and Stanwell Street.

Creative Co-op in Colchester has agreed a lease for the former station's waiting room.

The group says it wants to make a "hybrid space" which will be home to a cafe and pop-up shops.

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