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‘Garden city’ plan for the North West of Preston is unveiled

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes The North West edge of Preston could see up to 5,300 homes built in what councillors claim is a new “garden city”. A masterplan which takes in the Broughton, Cottam, […]

8 years ago
Flats plan for former Hindu temple due to be turned down

The building on Avenham Place has not been used for five years A plan to turn a disused Hindu Temple in the centre of the city is set to be refused. Councillors have been asked to turn down proposals by Harrison Ince […]

8 years ago
Plan for new homes on the Lancaster Canal basin

Shelley Road homes which back onto the Lancaster Canal Plans to build twelve new townhouses in Ashton have been submitted the council. The new houses would be at the Ashton Basin looking onto the Lancaster Canal. Developers Baxter Construction […]

8 years ago
Plans for hundreds of homes at former Whittingham Mental Hospital are resubmitted

The former Whittingham Hospital site could see hundreds of new homes built on it Plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum and build hundreds of new homes have been lodged again with Preston City Council. Bouyed by the resubmission of the plan to […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Consultation event on building 4,000 new homes in North West Preston announced

A graphic released by the council showing the area of the city which would be developed Residents in the North West of Preston are being asked to give their views on where 4,000 new homes could be built. Preston City Council’s masterplan for the Cottam, Lea […]

8 years ago
New homes plan for Grimsargh set to be rejected by councillors

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light A plan for outline planning permission for 70 new homes to the South of Grimsargh, near Preston, are set to be rejected. Councillors have been advised to reject the plans, […]

8 years ago
Plan to create more than 350 new homes in Woodplumpton earmarked for approval

Green fields along Sandy Lane could disappear under hundreds of new homes A proposal to build 350 new homes in Woodplumpton has drawn criticism from local residents and the local MP. Ben Wallace, MP for Preston North & Wyre, has written a […]

8 years ago
Plans for 18 apartments in Moor Park conservation area to be decided

Moor Park is now a conservation area and a grade II listed park A proposal for two Victorian villas overlooking Moor Park to be converted into apartments returns to planning committee. The 18 flats, which councillors demanded a site visit to consider the […]

8 years ago
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