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Control of Preston Bus Station to be handed over to Lancashire County Council

Preston’s grade II listed Bus Station is set to be transferred to be run by Lancashire County Council. The city council have tabled a proposal to gift ownership of the […]

10 years ago
Heritage at the heart of new plan for Preston city centre

the old post office The development of the city centre in Preston must work to protect and preserve its heritage – according to a new council strategy. Alongside the new city centre plan, Preston […]

10 years ago
Ask the planners: How do you solve a problem like Preston City Centre?

The Shelf-Life plan proposes a very different use for the top of Avenham car park There have been some big changes in recent years to how the centre of Preston was supposed to develop. After the collapse of the Tithebarn development, which would have seen […]

10 years ago
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 […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Grand plan for Preston’s canal basin wins Forgotten Spaces competition

A view of how the lido at the canal basin could look   An ambitious plan to create a lido at the Lancaster Canal Basin has won an architecture prize. The Forgotten Spaces competition asked students, architects and members of the public […]

10 years ago
Preston City Centre Plan: Business group says private business will be key to high street regeneration

Lancashire’s business chiefs have said the masterplan for improving Preston’s city centre will succeed or fail depending on the private sector. The city council is consulting on its preferred options […]

10 years ago
Grants for Voluntary, Community and Faith Groups

Preston City Council is inviting applications for grant-aid from Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector organisations which demonstrate a contribution to one of the three funding themes: Sports, Arts and Culture; […]

10 years ago
Preston City Council prepares to expand community maps

Since mid 2011, Preston City Council’s Community Engagement Dept. have been mapping information from neighbourhoods. We’ve been asking people to tell us what is important to them and their community, […]

11 years ago
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