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News and information for the area of Cottam in Preston, Lancashire. Part of what’s known as Ingol the area of Cottam was famous once for Cottam Hall and its brickworks, today it’s an area sought after by developers to build new housing on.

New history documentaries highlight Cottam Hall and Lancashire’s Haydock family

A local history buff has covered Cottam Hall and the Haydock family in two new documentaries. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe, who has produced history films on Courtauld’s factory and Fulwood, recently discovered […]

3 days ago
Urgent gas roadworks in Fulwood, Ingol and Cottam begin

A major project to boost Preston’s gas network and remove concerns about gas supply to thousands of homes started this week (week beginning October 18). Significant recent development in areas […]

6 days ago
Preston poet teams up with national housebuilder to celebrate the north

Preston poet Sarah Chadwick has teamed up with a housebuilder to highlight the north of England through verse. Barratt Homes commissioned Sarah to write a poem titled Up North. It […]

7 days ago
Cottam roadworks to continue as ‘traffic calming’ project pushes works past six-month mark

Lancashire County Council has today confirmed that Cottam’s Hoyles Lane roadworks will continue. The project was scheduled for completion after eight weeks, but as of Tuesday 12 October, the works […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Western Distributor update given and new road closure details

A major new road is being built – the Preston Western Distributor, which will link Preston and southern Fylde to the M55 motorway. The road is scheduled to open in […]

3 weeks ago
Further details on Cottam Hall development set for approval

The Weald Cottam Pic: Google Further details on a new Cottam Hall development are set to be approved by Preston City Council Planning Committee. The site to be developed covers around 10.5 hectares of land […]

4 weeks ago
Cottam residents anger about over-running roadworks

An unimpressed Cottam resident contacted Blog Preston to voice his concerns about the roadworks in the area which have been taking longer than he anticipated. He said: “A small stretch […]

3 months ago
Cottam entrepreneurs clean up at awards after one year of business

James and Rob with their award A pair of entrepreneurs from Cottam have won an award just 12 months after starting out in business. James and Rob Harrison recently won a Prestige Award with their firm […]

5 months ago
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