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Wrong Preston road sign in place for years on Strand Road

Posted on - 18th October, 2023 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Politics, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston Docks, Preston News, Riversway, Roads, Transport
The Strand Road sign that should read West Strand Pic: Blog Preston

The wrong road sign has been in place on Strand Road for years, it has been reported.

The incorrectly named part of Strand Road, which lies between Watery Lane and the Marsh Road flyover, should have been named West Strand.

It’s not known how long the wrong sign has been in place in Ashton-on-Ribble.

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Preston City Council have confirmed that the section will be receiving a new sign, where the correct name of West Strand will be in place.

The current Strand Road sign is due to be replaced Pic: Blog Preston

A Preston City Council spokesperson said: “Nobody has raised the issue previously, if they had, we would have corrected the matter sooner. We are acting as quick as we can now that it has been brought to our attention.”

Strand Road will still exist between the flyover and Fishergate Hill.

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