Greater Anglia invests more than £1m into revamping stations

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Greater Anglia has announced that it has invested more than £1m painting more than 70 stations across its network.

Stations have been given a deep clean and a full repaint to enhance the look and feel for passengers.

The project has seen 8,500 litres of paint used. Teams of workers have worked across the network to repaint station buildings, railings and lampposts to make the stations more welcoming.

The work started in March 2017 and is expected to be completed by June 2019.

The work was carried out during off-peak hours and when stations were closed. Cambridge station was painted on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Stations which have been repainted include:

  • Alresford
  • Althorne
  • Attleborough
  • Audley End
  • Battlesbridge
  • Billericay
  • Bishop’s Stortford
  • Braintree Freeport
  • Brimsdown
  • Burnham on Crouch
  • Cambridge
  • Chelmsford
  • Cheshunt Derby Road
  • Diss
  • Eccles Road
  • Elsenham
  • Ely
  • Enfield Lock
  • North Fambridge
  • Great Bentley
  • Great Chesterford
  • Gunton
  • Halesworth
  • Harling Road
  • Harlow Mill
  • Hatfield Peverel
  • Hertford East, Hockley
  • Hoveton and Wroxham
  • Hythe
  • Ipswich
  • Kelvedeon
  • Kennett
  • Kirby Cross
  • Lakenheath
  • Lowestoft
  • Manea
  • March
  • Marks Tey
  • Melton
  • Newport
  • North Walsham
  • Norwich
  • Oulton Broad South
  • Ponders End
  • Prittlewell
  • Rayleigh
  • Rochford
  • Roughton Road
  • Roydon
  • Rye House
  • Salhouse
  • Sawbridgeworth
  • Shelford
  • Shenfield
  • Sheringham
  • Shippea Hill
  • South Woodham Ferrers
  • Southminster
  • Spooner Row
  • St Margarets
  • Stowmarket
  • Thetford
  • Waltham Cross
  • Ware
  • West Runton
  • Whittlesea
  • Whittlesford
  • Wickford
  • Wickham Market
  • Witham
  • Wivenhoe
  • Worstead
What did the officials say?

Simone Bailey, Greater Anglia’s Asset Management Director, said:

“We know our passengers care about the cleanliness and appearance of their local stations and we are very pleased with the feedback from this project so far.

“The paint project makes stations look brighter and cleaner, and feel more pleasant.”

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