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Final pillar in place for new Preston Market hall

Posted on - 19th June, 2017 - 12:46pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
The pillar being put into place at the markets
The pillar being put into place at the markets

The latest step in the building of Preston’s new market structure has been taken.

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A steel pillar – the last of those to be winched into place – forms the outside of the new market hall.

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Preston City Council is preparing to demolish the current indoor market and a new glazed structure is being built under the grade-I listed outdoor market canopy.

Last week the pillars were hoisted into position by Conlon Construction who are leading the build of the new market hall.

Michael Conlon from Conlon Construction and councillor Robert Boswell
Michael Conlon from Conlon Construction and councillor Robert Boswell

Traders are being firmed up for the structure, which is due to be finished by Christmas.

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Read more: Markets move temporarily under the Fish Market canopy

The wider scheme for the Markets includes a £50million cinema and restaurant complex, as well as a new car park.

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