This category relates to all things to do with redevelopment in Preston.

St Joseph’s Orphanage has architects commissioned to draw up plans

The roof of the former orphanage on Mount Street in the city centre A glimmer of hope for restoring the St Joseph’s Orphanage and former hospital in Preston city centre has been given. Manchester-based architects Buttress have been appointed to draw up proposals […]

2 months ago
Flagship Preston engineering centre for university masterplan due for approval

Aerial view of the proposed building Rising from the Adelphi roundabout a major new building for Preston looks set for the go ahead. The University of Central Lancashire’s new £30m engineering building would take shape on […]

2 months ago
Boom time back again? Winckley Square interest reaching 2006 levels

Looking across Winckley Square, which is a focus for investors Pic: Paul Melling Interest in Winckley Square is beginning to rise according to property experts in the city as a revamp of the area continues. Preston is catching the eye of investors across […]

2 months ago
Behind the scenes as Friargate Court development continues

The scaffolding is due to come away soon on the first part of the Portergate scheme Looming above the Preston skyline the 47-metre crane working on the Friargate Court development is the only symbol of major work going on in the city. A 244-bed student accommodation […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Preston Market to house 25 traders along with shipping container stalls

A high quality market stall at Leicester Market, the kind the city council says will be in the newly refurbished covered market Preston’s revamped outdoor market is to house 25 permanent traders according to the formally lodged plans. Three food units and outdoor stalls are also to be included under the restored […]

2 months ago
Friargate Court searches for three new shops at its base

How Friargate Court will look once finished Three new shops or food outlets are being eyed up in a major Preston road as part of an £18m redevelopment. Friargate Court, a 244-bed student accommodation block, has three […]

2 months ago
Preston Youth Zone chief defends revised design

Inside the new Youth Zone The charity who would operate the city’s new Youth Zone has defended the revised design for the building. A redrawn design shows the new Youth Zone no longer attached to […]

2 months ago
Andrew Flintoff wanted to buy Preston’s Old Post Office

The Old Post Office was eyed up by Andrew Flintoff to start his own hotel One of Preston’s most famous sons tabled an offer to buy one of the city’s most iconic buildings. Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff, a Freeman of the city and England’s Ashes hero, […]

2 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Summer in Winckley Square PrestonSummer in Winckley Square PrestonSummer in Winckley Square PrestonSummer in Winckley Square PrestonLight at ...P1130671P1130672P1130677 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.