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Public invited to Cuerden development plans drop-in session

Posted on - 18th August, 2017 - 1:27pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Business
How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look
How the IKEA store at Cuerden may look

Residents in the area have been invited to view changes to the plans that could see Ikea come to Preston.

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The Cuerden Strategic Development plans were submitted in January 2017 but have been met with a number of concerns across the community.

The bulk of those concerns were regarding the traffic impact in the area but others, such as the owners of St George’s Shopping Centre, have noted the potential impact on the city centre.

Resolve Public Affairs, representing those behind the proposals, have now emailed residents inviting them to view the amendments to the plans ‘as a result of feedback from the local community, ongoing discussions with South Ribble Borough Council officers and other stakeholders.’

More: How you responded to concerns Cuerden plans could affect city centre

The session will take place any time from 3-7pm on Monday, August 21. It is free to attend and will take place in the Garden Room at St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall.

If you have any queries you can contact their community relations team on 0800 089 0362 or info@thisiscuerden.co.uk.

Alongside Ikea there are plans for restaurants, offices, homes and other retailers which could see the creation of up to 4,500 jobs.

Cuerden strategic site at where the M65 begins has been earmarked for development for a number of years.

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