Plans for development to the Stoneygate area will be revisited by councillors this week.Advertisement
Original plans to redevelop the area into an ‘urban village’ – released last July – show the area becoming a vibrant area for residents, businesses and students.
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Preston City Council cabinet members are set to discuss the plans further in a meeting on Wednesday after receiving feedback from the public and from private businesses.
The Stoneygate area covers around 38 hectares, encompassing Church Street to the north, Horrocks Quarter and Grimshaw Street to the east, and Cardinal Newman College area to the south.
It encompasses key historic buildings such as Preston Minster, which will sit at the heart of the development.
Preston City Council believes the Stoneygate area is one of the largest regeneration opportunities of the city centre.
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The Council has generated the plans for development of the area with support from Lancashire County Council, Homes England, Nexus Planning with WSP, Buttress Architects, Colliers International, Eastham and Co and Gillespies.
Five of the city centre housing areas are located within the development, with the plans looking to deliver further major housing development.
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