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

The Preston Docks of the future: Students unveil their big ideas for the Docklands

A student with the scale model of Preston Docks An underwater casino, a sustainable fish farm and a tree top walk are just some of the ideas for Preston’s Docklands put forward by students at UCLan. Architecture students have […]

9 years ago
BBC researcher looking for fans of Preston Bus Station

Are you a passionate fan of Preston Bus Station? A BBC researcher is looking for local Preston people who believe that the building should continue to be part of the […]

9 years ago
Architecture event to debate future of Preston Bus Station

bus station outside A day-long event will explore the future of Preston Bus Station and the role its brutalist architecture has played in the city. Organised by Preston arts organisation In Certain Places […]

9 years ago
Preston Social panel debates city’s future

The Preston Social   Preston needs to ‘get a grip’ – that was the advice of four experts on the Preston Social panel on Tuesday evening. Over fifty people attended this month’s event, […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leader pledges to “kick-start” city centre redevelopment

preston city centre view The leader of Preston City Council has pledged to try and “kick-start development” in the centre of the city. Cllr Peter Rankin, answering questions on a live Q&A session with […]

9 years ago
Former Victorian school on Moor Lane could become student flats

moor lane A former Victorian school on Moor Lane could be converted to make way for more student flats in the area. Appleby House, formerly the St Thomas’s Infant School, takes up […]

9 years ago
Community unhappy over plans for affordable homes in St Matthew’s

A controversial housing development in one of the most densely populated areas of Preston looks set to be given the nod by councillors. Community Gateway are seeking to build 20 […]

10 years ago
BBC North director Peter Salmon opens Preston College’s new Ā£5m arts centre

Preston Collegeā€™s new Ā£5 million visual and performing arts centre has been officially opened by BBC North director Peter Salmon. Salmon, a BAFTA winning producerĀ from Burnley, switched on a 3D […]

10 years ago
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