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

Work to begin on new Humanities Centre at Penwortham Priory

Later this month construction begins at Penwortham Priory Academy on a new £1m languages and humanities centre. Significant rebuilding work at the Academy has taken place over the past 13 […]

9 years ago
Praise for Fishwick and St Matthews local area plan

Volunteers at the Friends group A neighbourhood plan for Fishwick and St Matthews has been praised by the government. Local residents in the area are working with the city council on shaping how developments will […]

9 years ago
‘Shocking’ red brick wall at Preston Cenotaph site

As work continues at the Preston Cenotaph site many recent visitors commented on the ‘ugliness’ of a large circular red brick wall under construction around the memorial. Indeed, the shocking […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council appoints heritage guru to help win Winckley Square funding

winckley square A heritage project has a new man to lead it after Preston City Council appointed Paul Crowther. The city council are attempting to secure almost £1 million to put towards […]

9 years ago
Fishergate roadworks: Road closures as Lancashire County Council begins pedestrian-friendly changes

An artists impression of how Fishergate could look in the future Major roadworks will begin on Fishergate on Monday. A major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly will see £3.4 million put into it. Lancashire County Council has […]

9 years ago
Work begins to convert former Ashton car showroom into dentist and shops

The demolition crews are in the remove the former car showroom Work to convert a car showroom in Ashton has begun. The former Jags showroom on Blackpool Road will make way for a new dental surgery, new food retailer and another […]

9 years ago
Rooftop gardens, tunnel houses and a floating market: Finalists for Forgotten Spaces competition are revealed

Some of the spots on the Lancaster Canal were picked by entrants to come up with ideas for use A car park roof garden, microbrewery in the Old Cock Yard and houses in the Miley Tunnel are just some of the ideas for Preston’s abandoned and empty spaces. The […]

9 years ago
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