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Road ripped up as Cannon Street work starts

Posted on - 25th February, 2017 - 12:52pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Looking up Cannon Street towards Fishergate
Looking up Cannon Street towards Fishergate

Work has begun on bringing a new look to one of Preston’s historic side streets.

Cannon Street is currently closed off to traffic and maintains very narrow access for pedestrians.

Lancashire County Council is ripping up the pavements to bring in the Fishergate-style street scene to the road.

Artist impression of how Cannon Street will look
Artist impression of how Cannon Street will look

Shop owners are also being encouraged to work with Preston City Council to improve the look at shop fronts with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Read more: Cannon Street shops to be torn down

The work, which began on Thursday 16 February, is due to take 10 weeks to complete.

Work paused during Saturday in Cannon Street

Work paused during Saturday in Cannon Street

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