Northampton bus bay signs auction raises £500 for Rotary Club

Image caption The bus station is expected to be demolished by explosion in March

Vehicle bay signs and other notices from the former Northampton bus station raised £500 for charity at auction.

Sale proceeds went to Northampton Becket Rotary Club who support a youth cancer charity and groups funding young people with learning difficulties.

The signs went under the hammer at JP Humbert Auctioneers at Towcester on Wednesday evening.

The bus station, built nearly 40 years ago, is expected to be demolished by explosion in March next year.

Image caption The main sign seen by travellers as they entered the bus station
Image copyright HJP Humbert
Image caption The bay signs were taken down and preserved for auction
Image caption The bus bay signs as they were in the now derelict bus station

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