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

Housing estate near new dual carriageway fails at first hurdle

Proposed Sidgreaves Lane houses Embryonic plans to build a small housing estate in a rural part of Preston have fallen at the first hurdle ā€“ despite the wider area becoming rapidly more built up. […]

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Multiple Preston landmarks on the Historic England ‘at risk’ list

St Ignatius Cathedral Pic: Tony Worrall Multiple landmarks in Preston are on the Historic England ‘at risk’ list. The register, which identifies sites most at risk of being lost as a result of neglect, decay or […]

2 weeks ago
The Watermills over-60s development officially opens in Broughton

The Watermills over-60s development has officially opened in Broughton. The development is made up of 52 one and two-bedroom apartments for affordable rent, meaning they are priced at 80% of […]

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Plans to demolish Avenham tower blocks lodged for Onward Homes development

Tower blocks in Queen Street Plans to demolish three tower blocks in Queen Street inĀ AvenhamĀ are in. Onward Homes are planning to build 380 new affordable homes on the former Horrocks Mill site. Carlisle House, Richmond […]

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Advertisement Advertisement The Yew Tree pub in Walton-le-Dale undergoing complete internal refurbishment

The Yew Tree is currently undergoing a complete internal refurbishment. There is set to be fully refurbished men’s toilets, ladies toilets will be “tidied up”, new carpets, painting and decorating, re-upholstered […]

2 weeks ago
Much Hoole 3G football pitch plan rescued from long grass

Much Hoole Village Hall Plans to replace three South Ribble tennis courts with a 3G football pitch and an area that doubles up as a space for netball and tennis have been rescued from […]

2 weeks ago
Construction starts on Ā£6m art and media centre at CardinalĀ Newman College

Artist impression of Cardinal Newman College St. Catherine Building Construction of a Ā£6m state-of-the-art teaching centre at CardinalĀ NewmanĀ College has started. The 1,200 sq metre St Catherine Building will house the Catholic sixth form collegeā€™s expanding media and art departments. […]

2 weeks ago
Booths to remove self-checkout tills in Fulwood, Longridge, Penwortham and Longton stores

Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall All the Booths stores in and around Preston are set to remove their self-checkout tills. In an announcement that multiple Booths stores would have fully staffed checkouts, it has been […]

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