Menu

Housing plans for former Ribbleton Hospital set for approval

Posted on - 6th February, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Preston News, Ribbleton
Half-way there in demolishing part of the hospital Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney
Half-way there in demolishing part of the hospital Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney

A former hospital site in Ribbleton looks set to be given the go-ahead for new homes.

Up to 139 new homes, with nearly a third of them being affordable, could be built off Miller Road.

Ribbleton Hospital was demolished last year and councillors will now decide whether to allow building on the site.

Preston City Council’s planning department has recommended the scheme for approval – provided it gives affordable housing to the city.

Plans from BDP also show the road layout within the site will maintain the fact you can’t get through from Sandycroft into Miller Road.

This provides two different entrance points into the development.

Read more: See the latest news and headlines for Ribbleton

Lancashire County Council’s highways department have asked a bus stop in Miller Road is moved as part of the scheme.

Six objections were received saying the area is already ‘too congested’.

Councillors will decide on the Ribbleton Hospital site during planning committee on Thursday (7 February).

Read more: Huge new Penwortham housing plan has name changed

What do you think about the Ribbleton Hospital site? Do you live nearby? Let us know in the comments below

Share
Preston in pictures Stagecoach 15581 on the Longridge  servicePreston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024Preston City Mela 2024 View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails