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Apartment plans tabled for empty Fishergate building

Posted on - 11th April, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Redevelopment
New apartments are planned within this building in Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston
New apartments are planned within this building in Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston

A planning application to convert an empty Fishergate shop and building into apartments has been submitted.

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The development will take place at 93 Fishergate and the proposal it states the intended work will ‘change of use from ancillary office space (Class E) to residential (Class C3) to create 9no. apartments.’

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The plans from David Ingram based in Oldham proposes 9 separate flats within the building. These would be six one-bedroom apartments and three two-bedrooms.

The building is a four-storey building with the upper floors featuring large panelled framed windows. Applicants say there shall be no changes to the external appearance of the property and apartments will be accessed via the existing entrance on the ground floor situated in Fox Street.

The building in Fishergate on the corner with Fox Street proposed for apartments Pic: Blog Preston
The building in Fishergate on the corner with Fox Street proposed for apartments Pic: Blog Preston

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The building was previously used as a Santander bank but this moved further up Fishergate to 102.

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