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

Winckley Square lit up by new lampposts

Removal of old lamppost. Pic: Pat Harrison Contractors have replaced temporary lampposts in Winckley Square this week. Modern temporary lamps were placed there after old heritage lampposts were removed after failing safety checks in September 2019. This […]

1 month ago
Significant economic boost for South Ribble as Farington logistics and industrial hub approved

South Ribble Borough Council planning committee have approved a logistics and industrial hub in Farington. The scheme is expected to bring a significant economic boost to the region through the […]

1 month ago
Former Perry’s showroom site off Blackpool Road sees plans lodged for 73 new affordable homes

A planning application has been submitted to Preston City Council for the delivery of a new affordable housing scheme on Blackpool Road, Ribbleton. The application has been submitted by MCI […]

1 month ago
Pictures show inside St Joseph’s Orphanage with urban explorer Lost Places & Forgotten Faces

St Joseph’s Orphanage opened in Preston in 1872 on the site of a former almshouse. Its construction was funded by a £10,000 donation from a wealthy widow named Maria Holland. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Updated plans for 139 houses on former Ribbleton Hospital site

Demolition work at the Ribbleton Hospital site Pic: Anthony Douglas John McAiney A planning application has been submitted seeking approval for 139 new dwellings in Ribbleton. The former hospital site plans are looking for access from Miller Road and Sandycroft. The access […]

2 months ago
Former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks care home plans approved

Baffito's front Pic: Tony Worrall Plans have been approved for the former Baffito’s restaurant to become a care home. However, it has been approved as long as it meets conditions such as: a time limit […]

2 months ago
Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

2 months ago
Latest South Ribble planning applications for week beginning 11 January

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning 11 January. For more planning applications in South Ribble, or where you live, click this link. Proposed first […]

2 months ago
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