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Preston city centre church may become new flats

Posted on - 31st January, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Business, Housing, Preston City Centre, Preston Minster, Preston News
The church is behind Preston Minster in Stoneygate Pic: Google
The church is behind Preston Minster in Stoneygate Pic: Google

A church building in the shadow of Preston Minster could become a small development of flats.

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First Church of Christ Scientist in Stoneygate has plans tabled by the firm behind the existing Ladywell Halls near the University of Central Lancashire.

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The former church building would be converted into six residential apartments.

Four one-bed apartments and two studio apartments would be created within the building.

Six car parking spaces would be made with access off Library Street as part of the plans.

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Read more: Fishergate features in new city centre survey

Proposals from Phil Walsh architectural services state: “The proposed treatment seeks to tidy up the appearance and freshen the look of the application
building, suitable for a new and sustainable use for many years to come.”

Full plans can be seen on the Preston City Council website.

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