CONCERNS about litter at Huddersfield Bus Station have been dismissed by passengers.
Most agreed that the station does not have a problem with litter.
Commuters highlighted the work of the station staff to keep it clean, saying that the cleaners work well to reduce litter.
The only area of concern over litter was said to be the entrance to the station, but much of the problem there is from litter blown in from the streets.
Saad Mannan, 19, from Almondbury, said: “The entrance is the main problem at the station but I don’t think that is the bus station’s fault.
“I think it is probably because rubbish blows in from the streets outside rather than people dropping it there.”
His friend Howard Laherty, 21, from Fixby said: “I don’t think that litter is a problem at the bus station, there is not really too much litter.
“There always seems to be a cleaner on duty keeping it clean.”
Cleanliness has improved in recent weeks, according to Almondbury resident Rita Kimmage.
Mrs Kimmage, 61, said: “The litter problem has been a lot better lately, it used to be much worse but I don’t think that litter is a problem anymore.
“The station used to have problem with litter but now we have a lot more bins in the station.”
Joe Haywood, 18, from Rastrick, agreed that litter wasn’t a problem at the station. He said: “The station is okay, it is not particularly clean but I don’t think that it is dirty either.”
Emily Barnett, 15, of Golcar, said: “I think the station is fairly clean and I wouldn’t say that station needs more cleaners, it looks fine to me.”
A spokesman for Metro, which runs the bus stations across West Yorkshire, said: “Over 22,000 people use Metro’s Huddersfield bus station every day, making it the busiest in West Yorkshire.
“Other cities have more bus passengers but they get the buses at several different locations.
“Providing a clean waiting environment for our passengers is important to us and we have a cleaning team through the day and night to ensure the high standards are maintained.”