The Old Parcels Office, Railway Station Car Park
The Old Parcels Office, Railway Station Car Park, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1TU
The building was constructed to the designs of the then North Eastern Railway Architect, William Bell in 1883 as an excursion station. It was divided into four sections. The two rooms to the west were public conveniences (for use by passengers arriving on corridorless trains). The other large room was a general waiting room and the three smaller rooms to the east end were used by guards, carriage inspectors and cabmen. The large rooms are all double height spaces with yellow glazed bricks to the lower levels and unglazed yellow bricks above. The roof incorporates glass and timber glazing; it is hipped but flat topped. The exterior is of yellow brick with sandstone dressings. A separate excursion station was built at Londesborough Road in 1908, the building then became a parcels office. Following a short period as a store it became derelict until repaired in 2013.
The building is regularly open to the public for exhibitions, music nights etc. Usual opening times are Thursday - Sunday 11am - 4pm except when closed for changing exhibitions.
Parking is run by a private provider.