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

Preston’s new Indoor Market secures permission to be built

Inside how Preston's new look Indoor Market may be presented An important step in moving Preston’s Market from inside to outside has been secured. Planning permission for a new market hall, under the cover of the city’s grade-II listed Covered […]

3 months ago
Seven designs released for UCLan’s Adelphi Square revamp – vote for your favourite

Four of the shortlisted designs for the Adelphi Square Preston’s own ‘Trafalgar Square’ is to be created as part of a major revamp of the university campus. The Adelphi roundabout is to be re-shaped as part of the £200m […]

3 months ago
Where will 800 new homes go in and around Preston city centre?

Former Alliance Works Mill next to Centenary Mill and facing on to Stefano Road. This was a weaving mill with large sheds to the rear. © Copyright Chris Allen and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence How six unused buildings and places around Preston can be developed for new homes is the challenge for planning consultants. Cushman and Wakefield have been appointed by Preston City Council […]

3 months ago
Former Church Street shops and takeaway demolished

Demolition squad on site in Church Street Pic: Tony Worrall Boarded up buildings on Preston’s Church Street have been torn down ahead of major work in the area. Preston City Council had sought permission to knock down a former takeaway […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall tables plans for bowling alley, karaoke bar and more in ‘Printworks’-style revamp

How the Lord Street entrance to the Guild Hall may look Preston’s Guild Hall is to see major work undertaken as it bids to add a bowling alley and sports bar. Local multi-millionaire Simon Rigby has been operating the venue for […]

4 months ago
What to expect when Signature Living revamp the Old Post Office

Inside two of Signature's current hotels in Liverpool Fans of luxurious comfort can expect a tasteful and upmarket refurbishment for the Old Post Office when it becomes a hotel. Signature Living have bought the grade-II listed building from […]

4 months ago
Old Post Office building to become boutique themed hotel

The Old Post Office hosted Best of Britannia North for a second year One of Preston’s most iconic buildings has been sold to a boutique hotel operator. The firm behind the Shankly hotel in Liverpool won the tender to develop the Old Post […]

4 months ago
Park Hotel to return as luxury hotel with new footbridge also planned

The Park Hotel stands overlooking Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall A hotel overlooking the beauty of Avenham and Miller Parks is to be brought back into use. Park Hotel, which is owned by Lancashire County Council, is seeing plans drawn […]

4 months ago
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