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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
Gated community plans for listed Fulwood building back before planning committee

The former Harris Orphanage on the Harris Knowledge Park A plan to add three new homes on the former Harris Orphanage site is returning to the council’s planning committee. Plans to develop the listed building site in Fulwood face […]

8 years ago
Masterplan for building thousands of new homes in Preston goes on display

The Local Plan outlines how the council wants to see Preston grow The masterplan explaining how Preston is going to grow over the next 13 years has been revealed. Preston City Council has published its Local Plan for the city and surrounding […]

8 years ago
Work to start before end of 2013 on hundreds of new student flats on Friargate

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court Work to build 260 new student flats on Friargate will begin before the end of the year. Portergate Property Management had plans approved in June to demolish buildings on the corner […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Whittingham Road plans for up to 200 new homes goes to planning appeal

View from the South West of the proposed site looking towards Longridge A proposal to build up to 200 homes, a swimming pool and offices on countryside North of Preston will be the subject of a planning appeal. Fox Strategic Land and […]

8 years ago
Major roadworks underway on Fishergate

We reported back in August that a major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly would lead to road closures and we warned motorists to expect disruption until […]

8 years ago
City centre office block could become ten-storey apartment complex

Victoria House could become city centre apartments for hundreds of residents A former office block could become city centre apartments overlooking the Bus Station, Flag Market and beyond. Victoria House on Ormskirk Road is owned by Manchester-based developers Mayfair. They are […]

8 years ago
Lightfoot Lane residents group vow to fight Redrow Homes development

The residents of Lightfoot Lane have been battling against numerous planning applications in the area A residents group fighting to stop developments in the North of the city have criticised a planning inspector’s decision. Redrow Homes have been granted outline planning permission to build 330 […]

8 years ago
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