Plans for a new block of flats off Winckley Square have been put on the back-burner.Advertisement
The 41 apartments, tabled by Northern Estates, were withdrawn before the latest Preston City Council planning committee meeting on Thursday 8 February.
Planning officers had recommended the scheme be refused for its ‘incongruous’ design.
The Garden Street proposals fell within the Winckley Square conservation area.
A former sports hall, once used by Cardinal Newman College, would have been demolished as part of the proposals.
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Proposals to develop the site into an apartment block have been long-held, with initial plans tabled in 2010.