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

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 […]

5 days 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 […]

1 week 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 […]

1 week ago
Major Garstang housing development gets final approval

A controversial planning application for 251 homes on the edge of Garstang has finally been approved by councillors. The proposal, which includes 75 affordable homes and also commercial units on […]

2 weeks ago
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Bid for Preston key workers to move into student halls appears to have stalled

Leighton Hall A bid to allow key workers to live in accommodation that was purpose built – and reserved exclusively – for students in Preston appears to have stalled. It is six […]

3 weeks ago
Home Bargains to open a fifth Preston store

Another new Home Bargains store is set to come to Preston in the former PC World site in Blackpool Road. The new store will be the fifth in the city […]

4 weeks ago
Public access to alleys on four Preston streets to be blocked

Alleygates in Preston Public access to alleyways running through a cluster of Preston streets is to be blocked off because they have become hotspots for drinking and drug taking. Preston City Council’s cabinet […]

4 weeks ago
Plans for 15 new children’s homes triggered by ‘broken’ care market

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Plans by Lancashire County Council to create 15 new children’s homes were prompted by the emergence of a “voracious” market for private placements that does not best serve the interests […]

1 month ago
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