This category relates to all things to do with redevelopment in Preston.

Public exhibition put on display ahead of demolition of Old Tram Bridge

People looking at the exhibition in Pavilion Cafe An exhibition showing how the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge will look has gone on display. Key stakeholders met last week to announce plans to replace the historic and […]

4 days ago
Tokyo Jo’s fire: No one charged and a strip of land left barren in heart of the city

Smoke billowing out from former nightclub fire Pic: Daniella Areas Mendes-da-Cruz Two years ago the centre of Preston was put into lockdown as one of the most severe fires in living memory ripped through the city. Legendary nightclub Tokyo Jo’s, or […]

5 days ago
Four one-bed flats plan lodged for long-closed Avenham pub

General view of the Avenham Inn boarded up A former pub could soon be converted to housing almost two decades after closing down. Sheffield-based SKO Services had lodged plans which would see the former Avenham Inn finally brought […]

7 days ago
Uncertainty over River Ribble quarry scheme ‘putting lives on hold’

Uncertainty over a proposed sand and gravel quarry on the banks of the River Ribble is ‘putting people’s lives on hold’, local residents have claimed. It is now three years […]

1 week ago
Apartment block built around The Unicorn pub nearing completion

How the City Studios apartments are due to look with The Unicorn and the Moorbrook in situ A long-awaited apartment scheme on the edge of Preston city centre is due to be completed in July. City Studios Preston, built behind and between the former Unicorn pub and […]

2 weeks ago
Mapped: Stoneygate Masterplan and all the potential developments

An aerial view showing the proposed Horrocks Mill development The Church Street area of the city has long been touted as being a key part of Preston’s regeneration. But what’s actually happening? We’ve run the rule across the map […]

2 weeks ago
Five years on from the Stoneygate Masterplan and whether it will finally fix Church Street

From the Minster down to Ringway is a historic part of the city centre which has been left to rot. Approaching five years from the announcement of the Stoneygate Masterplan […]

2 weeks ago
Preston artist weaves nod to city’s heritage into new Animate Cinema complex

Bonnie Craig in front of her metal façade cladding design. An artist’s homage to the history and culture of Preston has been completed at the city’s £45 million Animate leisure complex which towers over the Market Hall. Bonnie Craig was commissioned by Maple Grove Developments, the developer delivering […]

3 weeks ago
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