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Temporary road closure due to unsafe building in Preston city centre

Posted on - 14th April, 2021 - 9:57pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads
Road closure in St Wilfrids Street Pic: Preston City Council

A temporary road closure is in place in Preston city centre due to an unsafe building.

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The building at 3 Fox Street is on the corner of St Wilfrid Street.

Preston City Council Building Control has temporarily closed off the end of St Wilfrid Street and part of Fox Street until the building can be made safe.

As a temporary measure, access has been opened up from Fox Street on to Fishergate, however the Lancashire County Council bus enforcement remains in place.

The unsafe building is at 3 Fox Street Pic: Preston City Council
The unsafe building is at 3 Fox Street Pic: Preston City Council

The access to Fishergate is for emergency vehicles and deliveries to Fox Street businesses.

Surgeon’s Court can be used as an alternative exit route.

The Council has asked drivers to avoid using the top of Fox Street for parking until the fencing has been removed, to ensure emergency access at all times.


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