Redevelopment

The block of apartments would be within the St Matthews ward

Former Tetrad factory site to be home to new affordable apartment block

Retirement flats are to be created on the site of a former Preston factory. Mulbury Homes has applied for permission to create a three-storey block of 70 apartments on land off Geoffrey Street, St Matthews. The development company wants to demolish any buildings remaining from the former Tetrad factory on the Geoffrey Street site and replace with the new block. 58 of the apartments would […]

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Rusted curves on the Bus Station car park

Preston Bus Station: Brake applied to £23 million plan as Conservatives make call-in request

Proposals for Preston Bus Station to be refurbished and part of it redeveloped as a Youth Zone have hit a speed hump. Lancashire County Council’s £23 million redevelopment of the Bus Station and car park faces serious questions from the Conservative group. Five county councillors have requested the proposals for the grade II listed building are called-in to be put before the Executive Scrutiny committee. […]

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The Penwortham roadworks are to see Golden Way closed overnight

Penwortham roadworks to see Golden Way closed overnight

Overnight closures of a major route into Preston have been announced for late November and early December. Part of Golden Way in Penwortham is to be shut between Oaks Wood roundabout (leading to the flyover) and the Broad Oak roundabout (next to Booth’s). This section of road is to be closed from 7pm to 7am from Thursday 27 November to Thursday 11 December. Resurfacing and […]

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Cuerden masterplan: Campaign group started to call for limited development on the site

Residents in the south of Preston are being urged to limit the scale of a major new development at Cuerden. Lancashire County Council have tabled their masterplan for the site which is on a swathe of greenfields near the end of the M65. John Jones from the Limit Cuerden campaign says South Ribble residents need to lobby their local councillors to restrict the size of […]

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Blitz nightclub on Great Shaw Street

Blitz nightclub vows to stay open until January as demolition notice posted

A Preston nightclub says it has negotiated a stay of execution to allow it to open until the New Year. Blitz nightclub is due to be demolished as plans for a huge new block of student accommodation on Great Shaw Street and Friargate move forward. A demolition notice posted by Portergate Properties says “the scheme is being constructed in two phases and this area is […]

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The County Council says Cuerden is a "strategically important site"

Cuerden development masterplan put on display until December

The masterplan for how a 65 hectare site to the south of Preston has gone on display. Cuerden which sits at the junction of the M65 and the A6 has sat dormant for years – but now Lancashire County Council is targeting some of the £434 million City Deal at the site. It requires significant private investment to create thousands of jobs in a new […]

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