Menu

Arson investigation at former Perry’s site in Blackpool Road

Posted on - 26th December, 2016 - 3:08pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, News, Ribbleton
Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

Perry’s former motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

Firefighters brought a suspicious fire under control during the early hours of Boxing Day at a former car showroom in Preston.

Advertisement

The fire, understood to have started on the roof, involved the first floor office and roof of the former Perry’s site in Blackpool Road.

Perrys dealership moved to new premises in Bluebell Way, Fulwood, in the summer.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent five crews to the Blackpool Road site at 6.20am on Boxing Day (Monday 26 December).

An investigation has been launched by the fire service and Lancashire Police as the fire is understood to have been started deliberately.

No one was hurt in the blaze.

Plans lodged in September last year showed how the site could be redeveloped as a supermarket, gym and retail units – adding to the current Deepdale Retail Park and Morrisons supermarket on the road.

Share
Preston in pictures Engine on the swing bridge at PrestonLone in PrestonSpud van in PrestonWalking the Guild WheelIMG_3553IMG_3557IMG_3570IMG_3549 View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.