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Is Fulwood being killed by concrete? This sign claims it is

Posted on - 17th April, 2016 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Greyfriars, Housing, News, Preston Council, Redevelopment, Roads
RIP Fulwood? One man thinks so Pic: Paul Iddon

RIP Fulwood? One man thinks so Pic: Paul Iddon

A gravestone stained with blood still sits opposite a busy road in Fulwood.

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One resident riled by proposed building planned for the area has taken action.

‘RIP Fulwood. Killed by concrete’ reads the inscription of the sign, which is close to houses being built in Eastway.

The Lancashire Evening Post tracked down Michael Swinburne who installed the declaration.

Related: Work begins on the Broughton Bypass

The 72-year-old said he felt his home of 47 years was being changed beyond recognition.

Homes being built near Eastway Pic: Paul Iddon

Homes being built near Eastway Pic: Paul Iddon

Fulwood, along with the North West of the city, is to see thousands of new homes built as part of the North West Preston Masterplan.

Related: The Expanded City to explore suburbs before building work begins

£430m is being spent on the City Deal, much of which is to go into creating new roads and infrastructure in the area.

Do you live in the area? What do you think of the building work? Let us know in the comments below

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