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New road sign at Lane Ends is missing a key letter

Posted on - 29th April, 2024 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Roads, Transport, Tulketh
The new sign recently appeared at the Lane Ends junction

A new sign at a busy Preston junction has been left missing a ‘p’.

Lane Ends in Ashton-on-Ribble saw a new road sign for Woodplumpton Road installed above the Boots store.

But bungling Preston City Council sign fitters unfortunately missed a key letter.

Read more: Strand Road signs updated after years of being wrong

‘Woodplumton Road’ isn’t a new addition to Google Maps for the city.

You’d need to look closely to spot the missing letter Pic: Blog Preston

Eagle-eyed Blog Preston reader, Karen Earnshaw, said: “The new signs are good to see but it’s a shame our city council can’t spell the names of their own roads.”

A spokesperson for Preston City Council told Blog Preston: “We are aware of the sign at Woodplumpton Road and a replacement sign has been ordered with installation taking place within the next few weeks.”

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