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Your city centre questions answered: Our experts give an idea of how Preston could develop

As the city council pushes ahead with its plans for Preston city centre, we gave you the chance to ask the experts. We invited readers to ask questions to two […]

8 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
New city centre strategy in call to arms for new stores as one in four Preston shops stand empty

The city centre holds the key to Preston's economic future according to the council report A manifesto for how to revitalise Preston City Centre has been published. The 69-page dossier replaces the previous Tithebarn proposal for redevelopment of the city centre. Preston City Council has […]

9 years ago
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